FDB Speeds-the-Way to Rugged Cabinet Hardware

27 June 2014

When Argon Welding Ltd saw the need for rugged all-terrain mechanics tool cabinets in their favourite sport of motorbike speedway racing, they naturally turned to in-house argon welding capability – but they also turned to our specialists here at FDB Panel Fittings for their expertise and ex-stock products to aid in quick low-cost assembly. As Steve […]

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Rocfast and Snapline – right locks, right time

29 January 2014

We were delighted recently to find that our Rocfast program, combined with the novel D-SNAP technology, enabled rapid on-site enclosure lock changes with substantial saving in time and money for one enterprising customer. The SNAPLINE series of zinc die or polyamide bodied locks with adjustable L/R 90° operation clips securely into a standard rectangular cut […]

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Knowledge Base Guide for D-Snap Technology

23 December 2013

Our latest Knowledge Base guide covers the innovative D-Snap technology employed in the SNAPLINE range of enclosure hardware. For design and production engineers looking to save up to 90% of assembly time in installation of enclosure fittings, D-Snap technology provides one very effective, easily implemented and robust solution. This downloadable guide covers an explanation of […]

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How to use SNAPLINE Products

12 December 2013

Here are some innovative applications of time saving SNAPLINE products in the assembly of a complete enclosure with panel joiners, hinges and door lock-latches. This video shows how Snapline can be used by anyone and can save upto 90% of assembly time. Share the post “How to use SNAPLINE Products” FacebookTwitterLinkedInE-mail

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Hardware Accessories for Aluminium Profiles

17 December 2012

Capability here at FDB in supply of accessories for specialist equipment manufacturers is further enhanced by our product range in respect of Aluminium Profiles often used for equipment frameworks, cages or access panels. These profile sections are quick and convenient to use because they can be easily set up and are very flexible in that they can be […]

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New D-SNAP Technical Guide Book

15 October 2012

The new D-SNAP technology handbook available free illustrates how this innovative fixing and assembly system for the sheet metal and panel building industries can save time and money without using tools for construction of enclosures and mounting of hardware such as handles, hinges etc. Snap technology provides a unique alternative to traditional fastening methods. It […]

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Panel Fittings for Commercial vehicles

13 August 2012

Our engineers have been aware that commercial vehicle manufacturers have special requirements for their components – for example specific hinges and lock inserts. Consequently we are now pleased to offer a range of transport related hardware with the durability to withstand high vibration environments with a high degree of vandal-resistance built-in. These are particularly applicable to utility […]

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Our “One Stop for Panel Components”

8 August 2012

We are pleased to announce that we have far exceeded a 3000 plus inventory of specialist industrial access hardware for electrical enclosures, cabinets, electronic racks, control panels, HVAC equipment, lockers/furniture, amusement machines, retail displays, telephone and vehicle security. Our Panel Fittings range now features locks of many types from quarter-turn through compression locks/latches and combination to pin tumbler, […]

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New SNAP-LINE videos on our Youtube channel

14 March 2012

We thought it was particularly useful for specialist panel builders to see just how quick and simple panel assembly can be with the SNAP-LINE range so have loaded a number of short videos onto our Youtube channel – they are linked from our website and cover installation, uninstall and strength – so please click here if you would […]

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1 March 2012

We have been excited by the possibilities of the SNAP-LINE® range for use in fabricating flat pack enclosures as illustrated by the videos available on our website and Youtube channel. The D-SNAP technology has been designed for quick easy use and has been applied to a full range of components from panel joiners to hinges and […]

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