Miscellaneous

New adjustable cam for quarter-turn latches

29 September 2016
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The new DIRAK 7-077.01SL  is an adjustable cam to enable correct fit to be achieved on new enclosures or cabinets and to compensate for gasket set over time and is especially necessary where doors and covers are subject to ongoing vibration, so ensuring security of the installation. This novel cam arrangement may be re-adjusted manually […]

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New adjustable clamping lever

20 September 2016
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The 6-141 adjustable clamping lever offers quick, easy and tool-less fixing of components with push-button activated release or adjustment – it is available at our Online store. It is suitable for short-term location of work pieces or frameworks which require frequent manual re-setting, e.g. during production processes – or for temporary structures such as instrument […]

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New vibration isolator for equipment mounting

29 June 2016
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When vibrating machines are mounted they often require the vibration to be damped out for the benefit of personnel or adjacent equipment. Likewise, delicate machines and instruments require to be isolated from external vibration – the Harter F100 damper does this. These F100 series mounting dampers allow the interposition of rubber spring elements configured as […]

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New illuminating indicator for quarter-turn locks

29 April 2016
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We like this new little gadget – its an LED module from DIRAK  which provides users with a flashing red alert on quarter-turn locks to indicate an “open” status, so addressing problems of doors being left fully or partially open. Of course this is especially obvious in low light conditions acting as a reminder to time […]

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Panel Fittings at Southern Manufacturing Exhibition, February 2016 Stand No. V116

21 December 2015
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We will display our extensive range of cabinet and enclosure hardware accessories for the specialist panel builder at the prestigious Southern Manufacturing Exhibition on February 9th, 10th, 11th 2016. The show takes place at its now established home of Farnborough and provides an excellent opportunity for design and production engineers to discuss their needs with the […]

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Supporting youth employment – growing our sales team

21 August 2015
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We are delighted that UK industry is doing so well at the moment – certainly we had wonderful interest at the Southern Manufacturing exhibition a few months ago and we are seeing the results now – to the point that we have been able to support the government’s Way to Work apprentice scheme. Our latest […]

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New Sales personnel at FDB

4 July 2015

We have added to our sales team recently and would like to welcome:- the excellent Charlotte who has already been helping customers select their panel fittings needs – and our office pet ( and marine expert! )  Mr.Sharkbait Hoohaha –  who we are training to specialise in locks to IP67 – as he is able to inspect […]

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Cabinet Keys Online

23 January 2015

Keys – love them or hate them – we can’t do with out them so now we have a good selection of the industry favourite cabinet lock keys available from our Online Store so you never need be without your preferred key. This includes the standard format key types like inserts, spanner types, double bit, […]

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Miscellaneous really useful bits of panel fitting hardware

16 January 2015

While putting together our Online store it was interesting to notice how many really useful miscellaneous items we have in our catalogue and because it is a section that is rarely viewed we thought it worthwhile to pay it a little attention in our blog – in the hope that it will help customers to […]

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Christmas Greetings from all at FDB Panel fittings and FDB Electrical

19 December 2014

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