METCASE Launches New RETEX Diecast Boxes

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METCASE USA has unveiled its new ranges of RETEX Diecast Boxes for electronics and electrical applications in harsh industrial environments.

series 5500 diecast boxes

Series 5500 – IP65 (NEMA 4) rated diecast boxes for industrial electronics applications

Series 5000 and Series 5500 Diecast Boxes are very tough and extremely versatile. With the wide choice of sizes and options across the two ranges, we expect strong demand.

METCASE USA has unveiled its new ranges of RETEX Diecast Boxes for electronics and electrical applications in harsh industrial environments.

These tough, high quality aluminum enclosures have been designed to house a wide range of electronic components, PCB assemblies, RF components, terminal blocks, switches and much more.

RETEX Diecast Boxes come in two ranges:

  •     Series 5000 diecast enclosures for heavy duty electronics, especially RF applications
  •     Series 5500 IP65 (NEMA 4) rated diecast enclosures for industrial electronics applications.

Series 5000 and Series 5500 electronic enclosures include a tongue and groove location in the lid and base to ensure consistent alignment and sealing.

The metal enclosures also have internal guide rails or screw bosses for mounting PCBs or component assemblies.

Series 5000 equipment enclosures are available in natural finish or powder painted in white or black as standard. Series 5500 housings come in natural finish or can be powder painted on demand.

METCASE can also supply both series as custom enclosures with CNC milling, drilling, painting and silk screen printing to suit design requirements.

Series 5000 enclosures come in seven sizes ranging from 1.97” x 1.97” x 1.22” to 7.56” x 4.41” x 2.40”. Prices start at $5.

Series 5500 housings are available in 11 sizes from 2.52” x 2.28” x 1.38” to 8.74” x 5.71” x 3.23”. Prices start at $9.

METCASE Vice President, Sales, Sean Bailey said: “Series 5000 and Series 5500 Diecast Boxes are very tough and extremely versatile.

“With the wide choice of sizes and options across the two ranges, we expect strong demand for these new enclosures.”

Features of Series 5000 Diecast Boxes:

  •     Universal diecast boxes for electronics
  •     Highly durable and shock resistant
  •     Aluminum diecastings
  •     Temperature resistance up to 260 degrees C (without gasket)
  •     Internal guides for fitting PCBs and plates
  •     2.5mm stand-offs in base
  •     Optional NEMA 4 (IP65) sealing gasket
  •     Protection Class: IP65/NEMA 4 (with sealing kit)
  •     Standard Colors: Natural, White, Black
  •     Contents: base section, lid section, M3 screws (x4/6)
  •     Accessories: NEMA 4 sealing gasket, mounting lugs

Features of Series 5500 Diecast Boxes:

  •     Universal diecast boxes for electronics
  •     Highly durable and shock resistant
  •     Aluminum diecastings
  •     Designed for outdoor and heavy duty indoor industrial applications
  •     Standard neoprene sealing ring in lid section
  •     Secure tongue and groove construction
  •     Screw bosses and guides for mounting
  •     PCBs and assemblies
  •     Low draught angle provides large internal volume
  •     Material – diecast aluminum ADC-12 (AL Si Cu alloy)
  •     Protection Class: IP65/NEMA 4 (with sealing kit)
  •     Standard Colors: Natural (powder painted on demand)
  •     Contents: base section, lid section, Neoprene gasket, M4 lid screws (x4/6), M3 PCB mounting screws (x2), spring washers (x2)

METCASE is the metal enclosures division of OKW Enclosures, Inc. METCASE manufactures and supplies numerous ranges of 19” enclosures, 19” racks and cabinets and wall mount enclosures.

RETEX enclosures supplied by METCASE include EASYRACK range of wall mount racks which are flat-packed for easy transportation, fast assembly and installation.

Other RETEX enclosures from METCASE include the WITRACK range which has been designed to allow total access to the equipment inside quickly and easily.

For more information about Series 5000 and Series 5500 diecast boxes and other METCASE and RETEX products, please view the METCASE website or contact Sean Bailey, Tel: 800-965-9872.

Notes For Editors

METCASE specializes in the design and manufacture of high quality aluminum enclosures for the electronics industry. The METCASE range has been designed to allow for modifications to be carried out with ease.

Special sizes and versions of the enclosures can be produced in batch quantities from as little as 10 units. This flexibility provides design engineers with an exceptional range of options for developing new products and variations.

METCASE is also the USA representative for the market-leading RETEX range of flat-pack 19” racks, 19” wall cabinets and SERIES 50 extruded aluminum enclosures.

METCASE is a division of the OKW Group.

OKW Enclosures, Inc
3000 Old Pond Road
Bridgeville, PA 15017
Phone: 412 220 9244
Fax: 412 220 9247

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