1/4 turn locks

Diecast quarter-turn locks from FDB Panel Fittings

Quarter turn locks are the solid, reliable standard for specialist panel building and here at FDB Panel Fittings they form the backbone of our business in the shape of products from the most respected manufacturers from insert latches to swinghandles – all backed by our Rocfast assembly and logistics service.

Stainless steel quarter turns from FDBQuarter turns come in various materials – zinc die, reinforced polyamide, stainless steel – and in many guises with a huge range of options in body lengths, cam lengths, insert types, lock numbers, IP protection levels and so on – something where our Knowledge Base documentation can offer guidance.

New toolless assembly quarter-turn latch from FDB to IP69K

We have the new program 1000 EMKA toolless assembly quarter-turn latch which saves up to 80% of assembly time (and a lot of fiddling around), while offering protection against dust and water ingress up to IP69K. This polyamide/zinc die latch mechanism for enclosures or access panels offers a choice of 20 different inserts to suit the key type required, together with 3 depths of cranked cam and optional electrical safety cap.

We note that the 1000 series snap-in quarter-turn latch fits a standard EMKA cut-out in sheet thickness of 1.00mm to 3.00mm with a simple push fit assembly in a positive no-tools 2-step process which provides secure fixing and smooth operation on all types of specialist enclosures.

FDB Quarter turn insert key latches for specialist cabinets and enclosures

Quarter turn latches are core to the idea of enclosure security and access control – these simple latches and locks have been the mainstay for closure of wall mounted cabinets and enclosures for many years and as such we carry a wide selection to IP55, IP65, IP67 and IP69 on an ex-stock basis and available to order from our Online Store.

Vandal resistant pignose bung lock in stainless steel from FDB Panel FittingsAs well as simple insert latches in reinforced plastic and zinc die, we have stainless steel clean styled pieces for wash down hygiene situations and others with specialist features such as “pignose” vandal resistant security and others with spring loaded shutter plates to exclude ingress of dirt from the mechanism.

Stainless steel compression latchesCompression locks and latches are gaining in popularity for their enhanced IP security and their vibration resistance, which makes them suitable for use on specialist vehicles and railway rolling stock, as well as achieving greater gasket pull down performance. Compression locks and latches come in a variety of formats including industry standard quarter turn and recessed lever designs – given their focus on high degrees of sealing and the likely environmental application  many compression latch locks are required in stainless steel – such as for use on hygiene/wash down equipment where the whole design concept is centred around high levels of functionality. See our Online store for ex-stock ordering and rapid delivery.

Under the Rocfast lock assembly brand

20 January 2018
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Under the Rocfast lock assembly brand we have a wide range of locking devices and ancillary components for all industrial applications which we assemble to customer specification – with your choice of insert/lock cylinder, body length, cam style/length and to the required sealing level – all packaged and delivered wherever required worldwide. Our locking components […]

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Dirak high quality latches, hinges and other fitting technology for demanding applications

22 December 2017
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As one of the world’s leading technology and system providers, Dirak develop, manufacture and sell innovative fitting components for enclosure construction – above all, latching, hinging and sealing technologies. Their high quality, customized products function either mechanically or electronically, and have been used for many years in even the most demanding applications, such as: In […]

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New Stainless Steel lock arrives at our Online Store

5 December 2017
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The ESS5DB stainless steel IP65 quarter-turn cabinet lock from FDB Panel Fittings is a stainless steel IP65 quarter-turn cabinet lock for specialist industrial use where its rugged construction, coupled with a high degree of protection from dust and water ingress, make it a practical option. The ESS5DB is available from the FDB online store for […]

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New Online lock offering from FDB Online store

24 November 2017
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The new 1336 Camlock from FDB’s online store offers a simple quick locking solution for small enclosures, cases, lockers etc. FDB online store now provides an extensive choice of locks for all types of industrial access situations. The 1336 fits a standard 20mm “double D” cut-out with simple nut fixing. The chrome finished body features […]

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IP65 quarter-turn padlockable wing handle for enclosures

20 October 2017
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This IP65 wing handle is a pre-assembled quarter-turn latch in AISI 316 stainless steel, designed to accept a standard padlock for enclosure security. It is suited for outdoor applications where a padlock can provide a good level of security and perhaps convenient digital code locking, while the IP65 latch ensures suitable closure. Applications include wall […]

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Insert key latches for specialist cabinets and enclosures

29 September 2017
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Quarter-turn latches are ubiquitous on industrial cabinets and enclosures, often with insert keys for low level security purposes. We are delighted to offer an extensive range of these latches and matching keys. Many types are available, such as the double-bit, female square, male square, hexagonal, triangular, Daimler Benz, Crown type and Crescent Czech. These keys […]

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