Electronic Enclosures News

Fanless enclosure embeds Intel NUC motherboard

Pentair fanless enclosure provides IP30 protection and EMC shielding for 10x10cm NUC (Intel’s Next Unit of Computing) motherboards. A flexible heat path connects the processor inside with heatsinking integrated with the top cover. “Pentair has developed thermally-conductive elements in metal to transfer the heat from the processors to…

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Taller tough die cast boxes from Hammond

Hammond has added taller versions of its 1590 ‘Stomp Box’ range of tough die cast metal equipment boxes with coloured finishes. The range is designed for guitar effect foot pedals, and the latest one is 119 x 94 x 42mm, 12mm taller, than the traditional version with the same footprint…

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Membrane passes sound and blocks water for portables

Gore has introduced a microphone and speaker protection membrane that is waterproof to 30m depth for portables and wearables, and acts as an air vent. “GAW331 protects devices against liquid ingress and maintains high-performance acoustics at levels not previously achieved,” said Gore product specialist Shigeharu Murayama. “It does so…

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Cherry sells energy-harvesting device through RS

RS Components is selling the wireless switch evaluation kit and modular snap and rocker switches by Cherry. There’s also an energy-harvesting generator. The AFIK-1002 evaluation kit can be used to setup wireless links using self-powered switches, and to test key parameters such as signal strength and…

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Microprecision pressure switch for process control

For process control applications which depend on pressure switches to operate reliably, a mechanical switch to convert a physical pressure differential into an electrical signal has been produced by Microprecision Electronics Of Switzerland. Microprecision is offering a variation of its MP500 sealed subminiature micro switch for this type of application…

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Wireless switches need no batteries

Cherry has introduced a module for the wireless data transmission of switch signals powered by battery-less energy harvesting technology. Likely applications include industrial and building automation, smart home and medical. The wireless switches have an energy generator which uses a patented mechanism to convert mechanical force into electrical energy…

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Luvocom shielding plastic for thin-walled enclosures

Luvocom ES is a range of conductive plastics from Lehvoss of Connecticut for moulding thin-walled enclosures. They are ready to use, so there is no adding of master batches before or at the hopper of the injection moulding machine. Rheology is optimised, so the firm claims, for easy processing…

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Small motor with integrated controller

Nanotec of Germany has introduced a 42mm flange motor with integrated controller and encoder. Called PD2-C, it comes in two electro-magnetic options: 12-48V stepper motor with 0.5Nm nominal torque, or brushless dc (BLDC) motor with 105W nominal output, peaking at 315W. “Due to its field-oriented…

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