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Enclosures Crenlo Introduces G-Series Rack to Lineup of Emcor Enclosures Crenlo has added the Emcor G-Series product line to their standard lineup of Emcor enclosures. With a 2,000-pound static load capacity and a range of available accessories and modular configuration options, the G-series provides strength and versatility in an economical package, making it a great solution for storing and protecting electronics in a wide array of general service applications. The fully welded frame of the G-series utilizes 14 and 16-gauge steel and has been tested to be certified for loads of up to 2,000 pounds, creating a new option between the 800-pound-capacity Emcor ESQ product line and the 3,500-pound-capacity Emcor 10 series product line. The G-series is inspired by the narrow footprint of the ESQ and is available in both 19-inch and 24-inch panel widths. It also utilizes the popular cabinet depths of the 10-Series, including 26.31, 31.56 and 36.87 inches. The G-series features vertical panel openings (VPOs) ranging from 30U to 45U, providing the versatility to be well-suited for a variety of applications. The G-series is currently compatible with most 10-series accessories, including lighting, power distribution and cooling. Along with the G-series, Crenlo has also introduced the Emcor GFR IBC tie-down kit, a bracket system designed specifically for the Gseries that helps installers comply with the International Building Code (IBC) in areas of seismic concern. lap joint seals the units to IP54, protecting against the ingress of dust and water, and the painted finish is only applied to the external surfaces, maintaining RFI integrity. PowerSkin Unveils Battery-Boosting Skin for HTC Amaze 4G PowerSkin has launched a new Android portable power/enclosure solution with its newest battery case for the HTC Amaze 4G, featuring 1,500 mAh of battery capacity integrated into its smooth silicone exterior. Extending talk time up to 410 extra minutes, the HTC Amaze 4G PowerSkin is not only a back-up power source for all-day phone use, the skin is also 100 percent recycled (except for the battery and internal components) making it a green option for consumers seeking more power with less environmental impact. “Every PowerSkin we bring to market reflects our commitment to the highest standards of safety, quality and performance,” said David Becker, vice president of Sales and Marketing at PowerSkin / XPAL Power. “Each one of our skins provides protection and power encased in an eco-friendly design that consumers can feel good about using.” New Retex Wall Mount Cabinets Allow Total Access to the Equipment New Hammond Die-Cast Enclosures in Three Interesting Shapes Responding to customer requests from several different sectors for diecast enclosures to provide a strong and robust environmentally sealed housing with good EMC screening in a non-rectangular shape, Hammond Manufacturing has extended its 1590 family with the introduction of the 1590TRP and STP models. The first applications for the new shapes have been for audio equipment, guitar stomp boxes, industrial remote controllers, desktop switch arrays and hand-held test equipment controllers. The octagonal 1590TRP is 5.23 inches, across the flats and 1.54 inches high, it will house a circular PCB up to 5 inches in diameter. The two 1590STP trapezoidal units are also 1.54 inches high. The smaller portrait format unit is 4.41 inches long, narrowing from 3.11 inches to 2.42 inches. The larger landscape format one is 3.74 inches deep and narrows from 5.95 inches to 4.79 inches. All three types are available in natural finish and in a smooth gloss polyester powder paint, which does not chip after machining and provides a good surface for labels and silk screening. The painted colors include black, cobalt blue RAL 5013, green RAL 6024, light gray RAL 7035, orange RAL 2009 and Red RAL 3011. A 14 MetCase has launched the new Retex WitRack range of 19 inch wall mount cabinets. These versatile 19-inch wall racks are designed to allow total access to the equipment and cables during installation and servicing WitRack 19-inch cabinets are suitable for a range of applications including data networks, computer servers and electronic systems. WitRack cabinets conform to IEC 60 297-2, DIN 41 494 part 1 & 7, ANSI/EIA310-D and UNE 20 539-2 international standards. The range is available in three formats, fixed rack with fixed side panels, fixed rack with removable side panels and dual section hinged rack with removable side panels. The range is available in 6U, 9U, 12U and 15U panel sizes in two depths of 21 and 23 inches. The fixed racks have a flat rear panel and the dual section racks have a hinged rear panel. The side panels are either fixed or removable as ordered. Assembly is easy, once the rear panel is mounted to the wall, the top, bottom and side panels are attached by four assembly bars. All models are supplied with adjustable panel mounts to suit different equipment depths, and a lockable front door with smoked safety glass. The dual section models are hinged at the rear and at the front to allow access from all sides to the panel mounted equipment and cabling. All models are manufactured in 1 mm steel and the finish is graphite gray epoxy paint. Accessories include fan units, additional 19-inch panel mounts, DIN rails and a large range of standard 19-inch components. January/February 2012 www.ElectronicsProtectionMagazine.com http://www.ElectronicsProtectionMagazine.com

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Electronics Protection - January/February 2012

Pentair Technical Products Expands Hoffman Line of Floor-Mount Type 4 Enclosures
A Look Ahead to 2012: The New UL 50 12th Edition Standard for Electrical Enclosures
Extending the Life of Electronics
Energy Management Using Molded Polyurethane Foam Inserts
Tools for Custom Connector and Cable Solutions
PowerSkin Unveils Battery-Boosting Skin for HTC Amaze 4G
Emerson Network Power Introduces the DCF Optimized Rack System
Littelfuse Introduces the SP3012 Series TVS Diode Arrays for Protection of USB 3.0 Ports
Schneider Electric’s Cooling Solution Portfolio Brings Efficiency, Flexibility and Reliability to Data Center Cooling
Eaton’s 9E UPS Delivers Simple Power Management for Complex IT Environments
PEM C.A.P.S. Captive Panel Screws Offered in Three Mounting Styles26
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Electronics Protection - January/February 2012