Cabinet Racks and Enclosures
OKW - Wall Mount Enclosures for Electronics Equipment & Controllers
OKW has launched the 'WALLTEC' series of wall mount enclosures which replace the previous 'TYPE S' series. The new enclosures have a more modern and robust design, and being rated to IP 65, offer a much higher protection class.
Rittal’s Stainless Steel Enclosures
For automation, communications or power supply technology, Rittal offer the correct enclosures and cabinets to suit virtually all requirement profiles in modern industry.
Bud Industries Introduces Multi-Board Terminal-Block Plastic Boxes
Bud Industries, Inc has introduced a DIN-rail-mount terminal-block enclosure that gives manufacturers more design flexibility, minimizes component installation time, and costs up to 25 to 40 percent less than comparable enclosures. It is ideal for housing printed circuit boards and terminal blocks used in DIN-rail mounted industrial controls, relays, and test equipment.
IP65 compression latch from FDB with colour open/closed indicator
IP65 compression locks like the 1-077 from FDB Panel Fittings are becoming ever more popular for applications requiring quick and reliable door closure without rattling, even when subjected to significant vibration. It is therefore ideal for vehicle on-board cabinets, panels, compartment doors, as well as gen-set packs, HVAC equipment or similar.
Flush slam lock from EMKA to IP54
EMKA have applied their well known high standards of design and quality into their 1130 concept flush slam lock. With particular attention to simple fitting and simple operation the 1130 – with it's easy to use paddle handle is considered ideal for doors or covers on many types of equipment housings, such as generator sets, HVAC cabinets or other free standing equipment where frequent access is required.
New joiner components from FDB
The D-SNAP range of panel assembly joiners, locks, hinges etc is designed to enable specialist cabinet builders to quickly fabricate housings with flat sheet into a robust structure. These new joiner components from FDB Panel Fittings operate to fasten two or more sheet metal panels together by simply pressing and snapping the joiner into prepared panel cutouts. They are ideal for fastening cabinet components, e.g. removable top or base and for robust firm fixing of panels of similar or varying thickness, e.g. multi-component motor control cabinets.
Verotec - Veroshield 19 inch EMC rack cases have good EMC performance
The latest addition to Verotec's family of 19 inch rack cases is the Veroshield 19" EMC screened version, which combines the ability to easily mount a wide range of electronic, electric and electro-mechanical equipment in a standard 19" enclosure with good EMC performance.
2U-high VME64x system offers four slots for horizontal board mounting
New from electronics packaging specialist Schroff is a fully assembled, wired and tested VME64x subrack system that can accommodate up to four 6U boards mounted horizontally in an enclosure just 2U high.
Low profile safety 1/4 turn lock from FDB
FDB Panel Fittings range of stainless steel quarter-turn locks is further enhanced by the arrival of this 7-074 safety quarter-turn to IP65. This is suited to equipment access panels and enclosure doors for electrical controls or industrial electronic processors in applications where frequent wash-down or other safety considerations are important.
‘DIATEC’ Plastic Enclosures Now In Two New Sizes!
Due to customer demand, OKW has extended the popular 'DIATEC' range of wall mount enclosures with two new sizes - the new smaller size XS and larger size L models. These compliment the existing sizes S and M models.
Electronic access locking and monitoring systems from EMKA
EMKA have two approaches to access locking and monitoring to cater for the increasing demand to cover cabinets, server rooms, control suites etc. A good example is the hardwired Electronic Lock Modular system – ELM – ideal for security with environmental monitoring, e.g. temperature, climatic variables, smoke, acceleration/tilt, mains observation, mains switch, read switch and gsm internet (SNMP) access, all in addition to the primary cabinet locking hardware and access software. This makes EMKA's ELM ideal for situations such as data processing areas in the financial services sector where its ability to connect to central systems and offer flexible zoned configuration makes it a clear choice.
Flush fit lever compression latch from FDB
With a minimal protrusion of 6mm the new 6-160 lever compression latch from FDB Panel Fittings provides all the benefits of compression closure with a recessed operating handle.
New ranges of versatile enclosures now available from Rapid Electronics
Rapid Electronics has extended its range of high quality enclosures from Hammond Manufacturing – now available are the new 1550Z series of aluminium sealed boxes, the 1555 series of ABS enclosures and 1590 series of instrument enclosures.
Stainless hinge from EMKA suits 20mm returns
Market leaders EMKA have introduced their 1110-U5-NPH hinge featuring a twin stainless casting with slide-in door fit, which accommodates a 20mm return with increased strength and 180° opening of cabinet doors.
Don’t leave your electronics in a sealed cabinet this summer
Rittal have a range of cooling units specifically designed for outdoor enclosure applications. If you want your electronic equipment to remain useful for longer when situated outdoors, then treat it like you would your pet and give it some air!
Hammond: retro chic
Bringing back the elegance and style of a forgotten age, two new ranges of desktop chassis from Hammond Electronics are now available. All three models are ideal for high-end hi-fi equipment, other consumer-facing products where appearance is as important as function and for retro-styled instrumentation. The HWCAS consists of a complete walnut frame fitted with aluminium top and optional base panels, available with either a black powder coat or natural finish. The 1444CWW and the 1441CWW families are fabricated from aluminium or steel respectively, fitted with walnut end panels to the shorter sides. The aluminium version has a natural finish; the steel has a black powder coat finish.
Everything but the Enclosure - now on EMKA's Blog
EMKA has recently launched an easy to follow and informative blog so that design and production engineers can stay up to date with products and applications.
1/4 turn lock from FDB has ultra-low profile
FDB have again added to their range of IP65 quarter-turn locks with this superb ultra-low profile 7-080 which stands just 3mm above the door so eliminating the hazard of clothing entanglement.
“Rittal - The System”
An integrated overall concept for modern data centres, "Rittal - The System" offers support for the active and passive side of a data centre with five perfectly matched modules: Rack, Power, Cooling, Security and Monitoring and Remote Management.
Verotec Diplomat enclosures
The field-proven Diplomat family from Verotec is an elegantly styled enclosure, available as a 19 inch or 10.5 inch wide thermally managed, EMC capable unit suitable for housing stand-alone systems, as a 19 inch caseframe for direct mounting of boards and modules and as a vertical tower unit.
CamdenBoss - Custom design enclosures
CamdenBoss custom design enclosures enable customers to have enclosures, housings, covers, panels and parts manufactured to their own specifications without tooling and on very short lead times.
‘aluPLUS’ – The New Industry Standard Diecast Enclosures
Over the years ROLEC has been at the forefront in the development of industry standard diecast aluminium enclosures for the electronics and electrical industries.
New range of hinges and door furniture from FDB
FDB Panel Fittings have a specialist niche in the world of cabinets and enclosures so that a new introduction from them is most welcome – this time they are offering continuous piano hinges ranging from 0.7mm thick for light cabinet use with a range of types up to 5mm thick heavy duty hinges for blast proof doors. Special colours and designs are also available.
NEMA Type 9 enclosures safeguard electronics in hazardous locations
Now available from electronics packaging specialist Schroff is a range of NEMA Type 9 enclosures, which are designed for housing electronic or electrical equipment in locations that are hazardous due to the presence of combustible dusts.
IP65 stainless compression latches from FDB Panel Fittings
FDB Panel Fittings' range of stainless steel handles, hinges, locks and swing handles are now joined by the IP65 7-078 compression latch and its sister variant 7-079 with depth adjustable shaft. This enables the cam position on the 7-079 to be re-set to accommodate varying door-to-frame depths. Both items are especially well suited to applications where vibration may be a significant problem or where an unusually wide compression range is required. These situations include road vehicles, railway rolling stock, gen-sets, HVAC installations etc.
Design Improvements for Rittal’s RiLine60 Busbar Technology
Easier assembly of busbar systems will save time and money using Rittal's RiLine60 busbar technology for the construction of low-voltage switchgear. Design improvements to the busbar supports mean that the integrated step mechanisms for adapting to the flat bar cross-section can now be locked using pins. Engineers have the flexibly to insert flat copper bars retained in a holder from the front, or slide them in from the side.
Extended Range of Enclosures for Personal Electronics
Following customer demand, OKW have extended their award winning 'MINITEC' range of pocket-size enclosures. These highly attractive multi-coloured housings have been designed for personal electronic devices which can be carried in the hand, on a key ring, wrist strap, or lanyard.
IP sealing - gasket profiles for enclosures from EMKA
As major players in the enclosure hardware market, EMKA are finding increasing demand from specialist panel builders for sealing to IP66 and IP65. Higher levels of sealing are now sought from components such as spanner locks, wing handles, stainless steel hinges and extruded profile "rubber" gaskets in materials such as EPDM, neoprene and PVC.
Rittal Offers “IP69K” to optimise hygiene for all sectors
Rittal has just extended the range of protection categories for their Hygienic Design range of enclosures. With immediate effect all Hygienic Design Compact enclosures & Terminal boxes satisfy the demands of the following protection categories: IP 66, IP 69K along with NEMA types 12, 13 & 4X with the addition of NEMA 3R for their range of HD-KL Terminal boxes.
New shelf support system from FDB Panel Fittings
Newly launched by FDB Panel Fittings is a well thought out shelf support system with easily installed components in steel, aluminium, brass or stainless steel - to suit cabinets in steel or wood/organic base materials.
Rittal TopTherm Fan and Filter units
Using diagonal fan technology to increase the working back pressure, Rittal's new TopTherm fan and filter units provide an increased and more stable airflow, even with contaminated filters. Diagonal air flow offers a greater spread of air within the enclosure thus reducing the possibility of hot spots and has the effect of requiring fewer maintenance intervals for the replacement of filter mats.
New RittalXpress web site is available online
With access to the new RittalXpress website at www.rittalxpress.co.uk it is possible to search for a suitable product and receive an outline quotation for a standard or modified Rittal enclosure within minutes.
Verotec KM6 HD subrack
Designed for use in rail, military, aerospace and other harsh environments where electronic equipment will be subject to shock and vibration during use, the ruggedised KM6-HD subrack system from Verotec is designed to meet MIL-STD 167, the US Department of Defence Test Method Standard. Manufactured as standard in 3U, 6U and 9U heights, depths of 160mm, 220mm and 400mm and in 42HP half and 84HP full widths, the IEEE 1101.10/11 compliant KM6-HD 19" subrack features positive guide locking and retention, heavy-duty front and rear tiebar extrusions with two screw fixing, 3mm thick side plates and rack mounting angles and a conductive finish throughout. KM6-HD meets the requirements of VME64X, VPX, cPCI and similar open architecture specifications.
New CompactPCI Serial system features high-speed data transfer capability
New from electronics packaging specialist Schroff is a complete 4U, 9-slot subrack system based on the recently released CompactPCI Serial specification. The system takes full advantage of the specification's high-speed serial bus topology to deliver a data transfer rate of up to 32Gbit/s via PCIe, 10GbE, S-ATA, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 interfaces.
Additional sizes of IP54 and IP66 industry-standard aluminium die-cast enclosures
A further nine sizes have been added to Hammond Electronics' 1550 family, a range of industry standard sizes small die-cast aluminium enclosures that provide robust mechanical protection and good EMC attenuation levels. The tapped holes and machine screws used to secure the lid make them particularly suitable for use where interior access will be required on a regular basis in a wide variety of applications.
Specialist swinghandles from EMKA meet the vandalism challenge
As a leader in the enclosure panelware industry, EMKA are aware of increasing concerns over vandalism and the continued operation of remote monitoring stations and street cabinets in general. Concerns are matched by a trend towards installation of more of these cabinets for functioning of utilities, power generation and telecoms, as well as geological, meteorological and climate data collection.
Modular climate control concept from Rittal
Rittal's modular climate control concept offers an easy way to add cooling to a Rittal enclosure or to upgrade an existing system. Individual climate control choices can be made, ready to use, without the need to make mounting cut outs, by simply replacing the door and choosing the appropriate climate control module in just a few steps.
Configured, uncommitted and PTH array Eurocard extender boards
Vero Technologies manufactures a wide range of double sided and multilayer Eurocard extender boards that enable active boards to be brought out from the subrack for testing and debugging while retaining the interconnect with the backplane. Three types are available, all fitted with a support /eject mechanism at the front of the board and either 64/64 or 96/96 DIN 41612 connectors at both ends.
Simplify Rackmount Cabinet Integration at Amplicon
Amplicon's Industrial Computing group has announced the release of a range of industrial-grade cabinets perfectly suited to house Amplicon's extensive range of industrial rackmount computers, data communication and test equipment. The new range has been carefully designed for the rigors of industrial grade applications, constructed from a rugged, welded steel housing with mesh doors, to provide optimal airflow for the valuable industrial hardware contained within.
Rittal Latest Power Engineering Software v5.0
A new version of the Rittal Power engineering software for the design and calculation of busbar systems and Motor Control Centres (MCC's) is now available. This new version allows the configuration and planning of busbar systems in TS 8 enclosures and at the same time create documentation and calculate heat loss for the project. It is also possible to combine Ri4Power in Form 1-4b and also use flat busbars for Form 1. The existing design and calculation of Form 4b MCC'S remains unchanged.