compression locks

FDB Panel Fittings new website - enhanced style and functionality

Our all new FDB Panel Fittings website is a stylish gateway to the best in enclosure hardware from international sales partners such as DIRAK, EMKA, Weston Body Hardware, Pinet, Gold & Wassall, Southco, Lowe & Fletcher, and our own FDB Online Shop where cabinet and enclosure fittings can be sourced ex-stock or to custom specification.

The new site is mobile friendly for users of tablets and smartphones, while providing direct links to sales partner sites for comprehensive catalogue availability.

The new FDB Panel Fittings website signposts our sister site for FDB Electrical and the joint Online FDB shop.

Naturally as specialist suppliers of locks, latches, hinges, handles, swinghandles and gasket sealing profiles for use on enclosures, storage lockers, control and distribution cabinets, HVAC, data storage and specialist vehicles we would love to hear from you – so please contact us by phone or e-mail.

FDB compression lock

For over 40 years we at FDB Panel Fittings have taken pride in developing a specialist service for the supply of panel and electrical enclosure hardware (locks, hinges, handles, enclosure gasketing, cable management and accessories) to the metal/plastic fabrication industries including panel builders and OEMs – this includes of course our Online shop for quick and simple delivery.

We are proud to provide probably the UK’s largest range of locks, hinges, handles and accessories for virtually all industrial applications. This supply process continuously focuses on our ability to provide a friendly personal service based on detailed product knowledge and experience with an extensive product range. Encompassing everything from cable management support systems to cabinet hinges, enclosure gasketing and locking systems which include many stainless steel variants and anti-vandal handle designs – with our extensive stock-holding we expect to deliver most items direct from our warehouse.

Built to order – built to last – our Rocfast program saves time, money and mistakes by guiding customers through the process of specification, component matching, ordering, assembly, packaging and logistics – direct to site – worldwide.

This program focuses primarily on lock assembly including all major industry brands – and is designed to take the hard work out of an order process that often requires specification of individual lock components and time consuming self-assembly prior to installation.

 

IP65 roller cam compression latch from FDB Panel Fittings

New from DIRAK is their ingenious range of IP65 anti-vandal compression latches with profile half cylinder security for high technology equipment. This series provides compression of up to 20mm with easy operation by virtue of the special roller cam design.

Its internal mounting design and robust construction provide anti-vandal protection which is enhanced by the optional external protective lock cover. The concealed mechanism and inconspicuous external appearance with internal stud mounting ensures there are no vulnerable points on the outside of the cabinet, while the surface mounted cover protects against dirt and weather. Additional security on large doors is provided by a full multi-point rod locking system.

Lock range from FDB

Our Rocfast enclosure lock assembly and logistics service includes all our ¼ turn favourites with appropriate keys, with IP rated sealing if required, with cams of all types, traditional L or T handles, swinghandles and compression locks as applicable. This specialist service program can efficiently provide to site modern modular component systems or traditional single kit formats and with one-off or scheduled program deliveries as well as separate packaging of locks/backnuts/keys etc to suit schedule requirements. Where required complete fitting kits can be supplied including lock/s, hinges, gasket, and with lock cylinders+keys forwarded to a separate destination if desired.

This Rocfast program has proven successful in saving time, money and mistakes by guiding customers through the process of specification, component matching, ordering, assembly, packaging and logistics – direct to site – worldwide.

Contact our skilled and helpful team to organise your Rockfast service.

Extension Compression Cam for rod lock systems

18 February 2017
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The new Dirak 6-510 compression cam is designed to work with the 6500 system of flat rod locks, where it enables multiple locking to be achieved on particularly large doors or long covers and control-desk tops. This especially aids gasket pull down with large format sealing profiles and in vibration prone applications. The 6-510 may […]

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New IP65 Insert Compression Latch/Lock

20 January 2017
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Part of our new 6-500 range, the 6-504 shares the novel roller cam action with the addition of an integral insert lock for double bar or similar tool operation. The 6-504 clamps easily over a 20mm range providing IP65 protection with a suitable gasket. This unusual roller cam ensures especially easy operation on large industrial […]

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New IP65 compression latch/lock

16 December 2016
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The new Dirak 6-500 compression latch is a novel cylinder lock design to IP65 which makes light work of gasket clamping over the extended range of 20mm. This makes it ideal for large doors with soft gaskets. It is also vibration resistant, so, in addition to public access areas, it is suited to transport or […]

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Adjustable depth cam suits compression quarter-turn latches

1 November 2016
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The new DIRAK 7-077SL height adjustable cam provides simple tool-less adjustment for quarter-turn compression latches. It is offered in 3 height variants which allow for a clamping range of over 30mm and ensure that optimal gasket sealing may be achieved on specialist industrial enclosures or cabinets where maintenance of correct IP rating is considered essential […]

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New IP65/IP67 Compression Latch with protective cover flap

31 August 2016
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The new DIRAK 1-075 compression latch offers IP65/67 protection and status visibility by virtue of its zinc die cover flap which only closes when the latch is fully compressed. The flap also provides additional protection from ingress of water and dirt projected at high speeds so is highly suited to outdoor and vehicle applications where […]

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Special Hygiene locks for wash down areas

3 June 2016
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The new range of hygiene locks from Dirak now includes a “standard” quarter turn lock plus an L version and a T handle as well as a compression lock – all in fantastically stylish designs with exceptionally clean lines – they are made of bright finished AISI 316L stainless steel and have distinctive blue silicone […]

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