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Bud Introduces Plastic NEMA 4 Enclosure
Bud Industries has introduced
the PTQ series enclosure, an
IP67 and UL NEMA 4 and NEMA
6 rated box with a latching lid.
Unlike some other molded plastic enclosures, the PTQ series is
made of polycarbonate plastic
infused with 10 percent fiberglass to give it strength, impact
resistance and tight tolerances.
This NEMA rated enclosure protects electrical and electronic
designs in many applications including on the factory floor where
equipment washdowns are common, outdoors in dusty and corrosive environments, and even where there is a risk of temporary
submersion. The enclosure is well suited for housing machine
controls, WIFI and radio equipment, lighting and access controls.
The enclosure is available in 10 sizes ranging from 5.91 by 5.91
by 3.34 inches to 24.8 by 20.87 by 10.04 inches and features a
hinged latching lid or a clear polycarbonate lid. The optional clear
lid allows inspection without opening the box and indication without adding cutouts. Included stainless steel latches and continuous
gasket ensure reliable performance.
Emerson Network Power Introduces SmartMod
Concrete Universal Enclosure
Emerson Network Power has releaed the SmartMod Concrete
Universal Enclosure (CUE), a modular solution that provides
environmental protection for
electronics in the access network. SmartMod CUE is available now in North America.
The first of Emerson's
SmartMod integrated solutions designed specifically for
telecommunications applications, SmartMod CUE provides
critical infrastructure for the
middle and last mile, and
offers security, environmental
and electrical protection. Unique features include a hydrophobic
filter that provides free-cooling, multiple options for standard
thermal management, and cross-connect boxes for fiber and copper cables on the outside of the enclosure.
"The SmartMod CUE provides an integrated, easily scalable,
modular infrastructure for the telecom space," said Steve McKinney, VP/GM product management and modular systems for the
power management business of Emerson Network Power. "It
protects critical access electronics from environmental hazards
and vandalism and provides a robust, integrated infrastructure
in a compact, low-profile design. The new solution replaces the
Emerson NetXtend CUE product, and offers enhancements to
allow a customized solution, but with faster deployment and the
convenience of a standardized offering."
Deployed partially below ground, the SmartMod CUE provides
weather resistance to severe wind and rain storms that can damage above-ground telecom facilities, reducing the potential for
service interruptions and the associated increased capital and
operating expenditures for service and repairs.
The SmartMod CUE is less than 108 sq. ft. and does not require
special building permits for installation in most regions. Noise
reduction kits are available to meet municipal noise restrictions.
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Canyonwest Cases Releases Removable Shock
SKB has introduced
the 3RR series Removable
Shock Rack Transport Cases.
Canyonwest Cases is making
them available to companies needing indestructible
cases to transport sensitive
The Removable Shock
Rack Cases are 30 inches
deep from rail to rail, lightweight, shockproof, watertight, dustproof, heat and chemical-resistant. Removable rack slides open as
easily as a file drawer, allowing full access to equipment. The rack
is also completely removable allowing complete frame accessibility
making bench integration possible.
Cases are available in three sizes: 3U, 4U and 5U and utilize
a positive lock inner frame latch (patent pending) that provides
shock and vibration isolation. Cases are equipped with a 2 inch
deep front lid and 5 inch deep rear lid with two edge casters,
lid hangers, pressure relief valve, coupling straps, black powder
coated stainless steel hardware, and eight comfort grip springloaded handles.
The 3RR series cases are also equipped with eight elastomeric
shock absorbers (load range from 40 to 150 lbs.) with provisions to
add additional shocks for an extended payload range. Molded-in
stacking ribs and lugs are designed to stack, interlock and couple
with other rack systems. Cases are resistant to UV, solvents, corrosion, fungus and impact damage (Meets or Exceeds MIL-STD-810G).
Open Frame VPX Development Chassis from
Pixus Technologies is Versatile
Pixus Technologies has released an open
frame chassis platform for OpenVPX backplanes. Other standard backplane architectures can also be utilized in the enclosure.
The VPXD0800 offers up to eight OpenVPX
slots in a 1.0 inch pitch. The modular
card guides can be spaced in any 0.2 inch
increments allowing various slot pitches
to be utilized. There is also an option for
conduction-cooled module card guides.
Pixus provides VPX backplanes in several
slot sizes and configurations with the VPXD0800. The company
also offers custom backplane designs, even in lower quantities. The VPXD0800 has AC or DC PSU options up to 900 W and
includes a convenient carry handle. Low cost PSUs designed to
VITA 62 for VPX systems are also available.
Leveraging Rittal's sleek European quality mechanical designs,
Pixus is able to offer time-tested designs that are built in one of
the largest manufacturing centers for electronics packaging in the
world. With Pixus' subsystem integration expertise, the result is the
premier value in the industry for electronics enclosure systems.
Pentair Enhances Hoffman Enclosure Offering
With Line of Concept Enclosure Products
Pentair has announced that 104 models of its Concept electrical wall-mount enclosure line are now available. Product additions
include single and double door offerings in heights and widths
of up to 60 inches, and depths of up to 20 inches. Enclosures are
offered in painted mild steel, available in both ANSI 61 and RAL
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Electronics Protection - Fall 2015
Electronics Protection - Fall 2015
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Data Center Design and Cooling for Sensitive Electronics
Electronic Access Solutions - Design Considerations for Your Data Center
An Unsung Hero: the Gas Discharge Tube
Innovation Demands That You Break the Rules
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