compression locks

Under the present circumstances we are happy to be able to offer our Rocfast “home delivery” service – a complete specification and logistics package that saves time, money and mistakes by guiding our customers through the process of specification, component matching, ordering, assembly, packaging and logistics – direct to site – worldwide.

This Rocfast 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. The FDB expert team rapidly identify the optimum specification of components then order, assemble and deliver to site, to workshop or to metal former/subcontractor in line with their theme of providing “Panel Fittings for every Enclosure”.

The Rocfast service includes all 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 – the service is accessible online or by phone by contacting us here.

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?

The standard DIRAK compression latch from FDB Panel Fittings is now also available in black to pair with black hinges and other enclosure hardware. The black finish with white insert markings offers a particularly clear indication of the latch position.

This IP65/67 latch offers a full 6mm of compression to ensure good gasket pull down along with excellent vibration resistance to prevent nuisance opening. It is useful especially on vehicles and machine controls where vibration is problematic.

Square & Triangle inserts (8mm) are standard & 3mm & 5mm Double Bit inserts. The 1-078 set height version is supplemented by the 1-079 option with a threaded square shaft to accept an adjustable cam accessory which permits depth variation of from 17mm to 73mm without the use of tools.

Compression latches for sealing and vibration resistance

12 August 2018

Our Online store has a good range of compression latches for sealing of enclosures and panels in arduous situations, such as on vehicles and in wash-down areas where their superior performance is of benefit to ensure optimum sealing and resistance to the effects of vibration – protecting equipment and preventing nuisance opening they are available […]

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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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Under the Rocfast lock assembly brand

20 January 2018

Under the Rocfast lock assembly brand we have a wide range of locking devices and ancillary components for all industrial applications which we assemble to customer specification – with your choice of insert/lock cylinder, body length, cam style/length and to the required sealing level – all packaged and delivered wherever required worldwide. Our locking components […]

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New website – enhanced style and functionality

19 July 2017

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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Panel Fittings from FDB

1 June 2017

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 […]

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New DIRAK IP65 roller cam compression latch

14 April 2017

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 […]

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