swinghandles

guide to hinges and their use from FDB Panel Fittings

Customers continue to find our Knowledge Base guides a source of valuable information about Locks, Hinges, Seals and Gaskets, Continuous Hinges, Multi-point Locking, Swinghandles, Compression Locks, D-Snap Technology and Gas Struts.

So for those occasional moments or to check out before you specify your next enclosure hardware why not have a quick browse?

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L handles for specialist cabinet manufacturers are now available ex-stock and online from FDB Panel Fittings

If you work with enclosures or cabinets then you know about handles – and that you will often need the right type at short notice – fortunately that is where we can help from our wide selection of ex-stock specialist handles to suit all environments – from the office to the factory floor or the great out doors in materials such as zinc diecast, polyamide or stainless steel.

Pull handles, bridge handles, swinghandles, lever/L handles, T handles, winghandles are all available from our Online store where if you order in time today then we can dispatch today for urgent delivery anywhere in the world.

And then if you need something a bit more special please contact our experienced team to discuss your requirements – we will be glad to help.

FDB enclosure and cabinet handles

On a day-to-day basis we tend to use the terms “enclosure” and “cabinet” almost interchangeably, but except in the generic sense that an enclosure is anything that encloses ( not very helpful) we are probably used to using “enclosure” to mean something medium sized to small eg wall mounting to plastic box – while “cabinet” is reserved for free standing or suites of  larger units – often around 1800 or 2000mm high.

The size difference of course has an effect on our choice of handle – in terms of style and function – hence we see quarter turn locks on enclosures and swinghandles used for cabinets but the actual choice is usually a bit more nuanced than that often depending on the pull down force required to achieve the desired degree of gasket sealing – hence L and T handles are still popular as are insert latches with large keys for extra leverage.

Whatever you decide on we have a handle to suit at our Online store.

Electrical cabinet handles

26 May 2018
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Electrical cabinet handles available from our Online Store include T and L styles, swinghandles and wingknobs plus paddle handles and grab handles – all the handles you might need in fact for a specialist electrical cabinet or enclosure. Within the portfolio there are extra security items eg with multi key or padlock,  and others in […]

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Handles – we’ve got lots of lovely handles!

22 February 2018
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Yes indeed we really have lots of handles in stock ready for same day dispatch and delivery anywhere – our Online store presently lists 88 individual items including swinghandles, bridge handles, chrome, black, grab, knob lock, L and T handles in zinc die, polyamide and stainless steel – and then we have all the others […]

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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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Stainless Steel IP65 swinghandle

22 September 2017
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Our 207-9295 stainless steel swinghandle (AISI 316) offers rugged cabinet access security with IP65 level dust and water protection and includes an additional dust cover to protect the cylinder lock. This stainless steel swinghandle is suitable for arduous external application in typical industrial environments. 40mm cylinder locks with profile keys or with inserts may be […]

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New website – enhanced style and functionality

19 July 2017
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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 […]

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Premium panel fittings from a single source

14 July 2017
Dirak

As specialists in panel fittings for cabinets and enclosures we deal with premium manufacturers and stock a wide range of lines for same day dispatch – see our Online shop or call us direct.   Share the post “Premium panel fittings from a single source” FacebookTwitterLinkedInE-mail

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