FDB Panel Fittings News

Channel fitting or self-adhesive gasket?

17 April 2020
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In the world of small enclosures, wall fitting boxes and similar there is little space and little fitting time so gasket profiles which slot in or stick on are often the first choice – they are time proven solutions to simple sealing requirements and are available ex-stock on quick delivery from our Online store in […]

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New DIRAK Swinghandle Cam Mounting

9 April 2020
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The new DIRAK Swinghandle system has been enhanced with the introduction of their 3-440 Bearing Plate RS bases. These intermediary mounting accessories enable use of swinghandles with a single point polyamide latching cam or alternatively with standard cam and multi-point rod locking if required. Installation is quick and simple with initial clip attachment to the […]

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FDB Panel Fittings to your door – to your installation location

3 April 2020
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Under the present circumstances we are happy to be able to offer our Rocfast “home delivery” service – a complete specification and logistics package that saves time, money and mistakes by guiding our customers through the process of specification, component matching, ordering, assembly, packaging and logistics – direct to site – worldwide. This Rocfast program focuses […]

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CUSTOMER UPDATE Re CORONA VIRUS

30 March 2020

Over the last few weeks, the Coronavirus pandemic has brought many changes in the way we work and how we live. With this in mind we at FDB Electrical & FDB Panel Fittings  are still open for business and providing all our customers with the service they require. We are working extremely hard to maintain normal […]

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DIRAK new IP65 swinghandle for flat rod closure systems

19 March 2020
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The new DIRAK 3-149 swinghandle is a low-profile IP65 locking handle which facilitates fitment of flat rod multi-point closure systems. This swinghandle/flat rod approach especially suits larger door cabinets which need the additional rigidity which they can offer to the door structure in its closed condition, thus aiding sealing and security. These flat rod systems […]

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New lift-off 180° cabinet hinge by DIRAK

14 March 2020
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Our new 180° opening, lift-off hinge from DIRAK offers a convenient and robust solution to the problem of how to comfortably lift-off a cabinet door for installation or maintenance. This new hinge, with steel frame component which matches a zinc-die door fixing element, easily slides into and out of engagement at a 30° opening angle, […]

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Pinet barrel bolts get the detail right

7 March 2020
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Barrel bolts from Pinet offer a robust quality option for simple door and flap closure – these aluminium slide bolts are available with spring based location or without for fully manual operation. A range of three is carried ex-stock and for sale at our Online store. Share the post “Pinet barrel bolts get the detail […]

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Wide range of stainless steel hinges for specialist enclosure and cabinet building

28 February 2020
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We are delighted that over many years we have accumulated a wide range of ex-stock stainless steel hinges to accommodate the many types of cabinet that may be demanded of  specialist builders for light industrial purposes – in offices or on a workshop or warehouse floor. These range from weld on bullet hinges and simple […]

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New DIRAK cabinet stainless steel IP65 L-handle

20 February 2020
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A new enclosure handle in traditional L format is an unusual event, so this latest DIRAK offering from FDB Panel Fittings is to be welcomed as it brings the concept up to date by incorporating many features in one simple product. Easy and precise height adjustment of the latching cam enables correct fitment with square […]

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Stainless steel hardware – once a special now mainstream

15 February 2020
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The growth in availability of stainless steel hardware over recent years has allowed panel builders and installers to upgrade their specifications with more rugged components and with higher levels of IP sealing. Nowhere is this more true than with cabinet or enclosure handles such as those we carry in stock, which include specialist hygiene rated […]

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