stainless steel locks

FDB one stop shop for Panel Components

Here at FDB Panel Fittings, 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.

As an integral division of FDB Electrical Ltd – with a background in the specialist panel building industry – we naturally grew our business together with panel builders serving the controls industry – but this soon developed into a wider marketplace so that we are equally at home with the sourcing and supply of the more specialist products for a huge variety of industrial and defence related applications. For instance, we are proud to have been able to supply locking devices used on such diverse applications as London’s Millennium Wheel and the Royal Navy’s fleet of T45 destroyers.

Under the banner of our Rocfast brand we are frequently able to achieve significant reductions in purchasing/admin time and effort with our well proven “Just in time” service for all those low value but critical components. This means just one order, one invoice, one payment and the components on the line when needed.

Our simple ethos of “quality products, quality service” has been the cornerstone of our success over very many years and countless satisfied customers worldwide can testify to the excellent level of service and technical back-up provided by our dedicated and resourceful customer service team.

Panel Fittings from FDB for every enclosure

Whatever your specialist panel needs in 2020 checkout our Online shop for Quality Products and Quality Service in enclosure hardware and Earthline protection or monitoring. Here we have an ex-stock range of Locks and Lock components, Hinges, Handles, Sealing, Rods, Stays, Keys, Fasteners and Joiners, Stainless Steel and miscellaneous accessories as well as Electrical Protection products as Enclosed Units or as Panel Mounting Components.Earth line protection devices from FDB Electrical

 

Dirak stainless steel compression latch from FDB

This new DIRAK compression latch meets the common need for a flush latch with compression/anti-vibration characteristics often found in rail transport, HVAC and furniture applications. The 7-086 and 7-087 provide discrete closure with visual indicator.

Both variants offer 6mm of gasket compression in a corrosion-resistant stainless steel mechanism which accommodates 1.8 to 22mm thickness doors dependent on choice of two housing lengths. This permits use of doors in steel, wood, fiberglass, synthetics and compound sandwich materials to match the style of panelling or other decorative features.

The 7-086 allows for cam depth adjustment by use of selected cranked cams, whereas notably the 7-087 provides for additional depth adjustment of the tab by virtue of a toolless knurled knob on a threaded shaft enabling cam adjustment to accommodate especially deep frames.

Inserts may be selected from all common options including square, triangular, double bar, conical square, in various sizes to suit corporate convention.

Hygiene quarter-turn locks

Stainless steel hardware fittings for enclosures and cabinets are one of our busiest lines as people are looking for better quality, greater robustness and specifically hygiene designed products for wash-down and corrosion susceptible areas. We are delighted to have stocks of these items for rapid delivery with many others available on fast order turn around from our Online store.

Stainless steel panel hinges from FDB Panel Fittings

FDB stainless steel inset T latchStainless steel is now popular for tabs/cams as well as for butt hinges, flap hinges,and removable hinges, L handles and T handles continue as traditional classics as are quarter turn latches and flush fit flap hinges. Stainless Steel L and T Handles

ROCFAST Stainless Steel quarter turns available ex-stock

26 April 2019
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Under our ROCFAST system customers can simply – pick a housing, pick an insert, pick a cam – tell us where you want them, how you want them assembled, how many you want when and where – then let us do the rest. A good example of this is accessible ex-stock through our Online store […]

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Reinforced plastic and polyamide locks

21 July 2018
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We have tracked the growth in both availability and use of plastic type locks and seen a substantial benefit where extra strong glass reinforced plastic such as polyamide can frequently offer comparable performance to zinc die, and sometimes even stainless steel dependent on application – with great savings in cost. These high strength engineering plastics […]

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Full range of quarter turn locks online and with Rocfast!

13 July 2018
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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. Quarter turns come in various […]

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Compression locks and latches – IP security and vibration resistance

6 April 2018

Compression 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 […]

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“Food and Medical” stainless steel quarter turn locks to IP67 and IP69K

9 March 2018
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Our food and medical lock offering includes two specialist quarter turns in stainless steel with integral colour coded washers and extra smooth designs – both available ex-stock from our Online store. The IP67 ref 7-081 quarter-turn lock is good news for cabinet suppliers to the food processing and clean room industry sectors. By virtue of […]

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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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