This article explains the international standard for enclosures (EN 60529) and defines the protection rating they receive.
The Belden MIPP is said to be the first modular industrial patch panel capable of combining copper and fibre management in one while offering space and cost savings.
A rack system, known as TS IT, is being envisaged as a future world standard for network and server technology, according to the maker.
The fully featured Hoffman brand MaxRack high-density rack is designed to offer high static load capacity while providing thermal and cable management capabilities in a single solution.
The 1590BB die-cast aluminium enclosure for stomp box manufacturers is a rugged, easy-to-machine, die-cast enclosure measuring 119 x 94 x 34 mm.
Rittal's monitoring solution, CMC, is now available in version 3 and is suitable for use in control cabinets and enclosures.
Designed for applications that demand a high level of EMC screening, strength and usability, Veroshield cases are made from 0.9 mm galvanised steel to maintain electrical conductivity throughout.
The 1590 family of die-cast enclosures has been extended with the 1590TRP and STP models. The first applications have been for audio equipment, guitar stomp boxes, industrial remote controllers, desktop switch arrays and handheld test equipment controllers.
The Verotec Slimline Wallbox is a low-profile 2.5U x 19″ enclosure suitable for telecom/datacom networking applications where equipment can be mounted vertically to overcome space restrictions.
The Verotec LBX case is suitable for mounting Eurocard-sized PCBs and modules in a desktop enclosure.
The 1590K zinc die-cast enclosures have been introduced for use in applications where the accidental generation of sparks is potentially dangerous. The family initially consists of three heavy-duty enclosures, which, ranging from 112 x 62 x 31 mm to 188 x 120 x 56 mm in size, are suitable for mounting PCBs, switches, terminations and other components that require high levels of physical protection against shock and vibration.
A further nine sizes have been added to Hammond Electronics’ 1550 range of industry-standard sized, small die-cast aluminium enclosures that provide robust mechanical protection and good EMC attenuation levels.
Banner Engineering has introduced a compact metal housing rated for Class I, Division 1 hazardous locations for its intrinsically safe DX99 wireless node product range.
The 1550Z family of die-cast enclosures is a range of thick wall (3 to 4 mm depending on size) IP66 sealed boxes for use in applications where impact protection and environmental sealing are primary requirements.
Calbrite has developed a stainless steel single-gang weatherproof in-use box with a lockable cover that is suitable for corrosive and harsh environments such as washdown applications and wastewater treatment plants.