New “crown” key IP65 lock for telco cabinets

15 September 2015

Our recent introduction of the Giussani NIA102  provides the extra security of a “crown” key in an IP65 quarter-turn lock format, which is more resistant to being forced than other traditional key types by virtue of its narrow circular design. A particular feature is that the key is not removable in the lock open position […]

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A Low Profile Anti-Vibration IP65 Latch in Stainless Steel

21 November 2014

In our role as cabinet hardware specialists, we are increasingly being asked to supply stainless steel locks and latches for external vibration prone applications – so we are delighted to have available an attractive low profile latch in stainless steel that is ideal for access panels and doors on mobile plant, static and moving machinery, mobile generators, […]

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Locks Online

25 September 2014

We are delighted that our online shop includes a wide range of locks and components such as 1/4 turns, slam latches, combination locks, inserts, cylinders, tabs/cams, O rings, various length bodies in black and chrome, budget locks and earthing washers. Additional guidance is available free in the form of a booklet on “Latch and Hinge Technology” […]

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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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New “Food & Medical” Stainless Steel Quarter Turn Lock to IP69K

28 March 2014

We believe that we have directly addressed the needs of both food and medical industries with our recent launch of the 7-081.01 “Hygiene ¼ turn lock” in stainless steel. This lock has been specifically designed to meet the requirements of these environments with an easy clean, non-dirt trapping design and IP69 sealing to K rating […]

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Combination IP 65 1/4 Turn Locks

4 February 2014

We really like these neat, attractive combination quarter turn locks – no keys to loose! The 1-125 series are water and dust tight to IP65 , fully programmable and suitable for industry standard cut-out and cams, plus they feature a convenient O ring on the handle to improve grip. Share the post “Combination IP 65 1/4 […]

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T Handles, Locks, Hinges and Cams “To Go” on the Bus Stop Bar

4 December 2013

The Leyland Routemaster, once so beloved of London Transport and its passengers may still be seen in service to a different kind of passenger, courtesy in part of hardware supplied by ourselves. This time serving as a mobile hospitality platform at venues around the country, i.e. a mobile “Bus Stop Bar”. The converted double decker […]

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Box Rapid 1/4 turn Click Locks up to IP66

27 November 2013

  One of our favourite and brilliant time saving product systems is the Box Rapid CLICK! lock product range – with 4 special protusions it is fixed in place with a simple push and disassembled just as easily with the simple tool. The lock is suitable for metal up to 2mm thick and is available […]

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Compression Lock with Padlockable Wing Handle

28 May 2013

Our new compression lock design offers the convenience of a wing knob for operation together with the security of a padlockable facility. Applications are expected to include outdoor enclosures for electrical and telecoms installations. This new wing handle design, intended for use with gasketed doors provides 6mm of compression to make a firm seal. It is […]

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FIAT Key IP65 ¼ Turn Spanner Lock

22 May 2013

We are delighted to now offer an IP65 quarter-turn spanner lock that can only be opened by use of a special non-standard key. This specialist lock is provided with a FIAT insert making it ideal for situations where a conventional lock could be easily opened by unauthorised persons using readily available keys or simple tools. Typically […]

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