Bridgeville, PA (PRWEB) April 25, 2012
OKW has launched a groundbreaking new range of BLOB plastic enclosures which are set to revolutionize the ergonomics of hand held cases.
Over the last 20 years OKW has developed a whole series of innovative plastic electronic enclosures – many of which have won international design awards.
Now comes the new 2012 BLOB range of contoured hand held enclosures – a major step forward that follows three years of intensive development.
In developing the new BLOB IP54 enclosures, OKW set out to create a completely different style of housing that would employ touch and feel to impart the functionality of the electronics.
The shapes employed had to be suitable for a wide range of users with different hand sizes and grasping volumes.
When users grasp the BLOB PCB enclosures, their fingers naturally rest on the control area.
As a result, they instinctively understand how to use the electronics – without the need for instructions. Keypads and controls can be easily located in these control areas.
BLOB instrument enclosures offer a wide range of possibilities for many different kinds of user-oriented applications – either wireless or with cable.
They can be used independently, as complementary units or in a network with other units. BLOB is ideal for diagnostics, therapy, laboratory, industry, office, household and leisure time electronic devices.
BLOB ABS boxes (UL 94 HB) have a two-part design consisting of a top and bottom molding. The enclosures are available in two standard colors – Off-white (RAL 9002) or Lava Gray (NCS S 5702-B).
The BLOB range consists of three different types of electronic enclosures:
CONTROL and PANEL versions have a separate recess where special functions can be highlighted.
All models can be battery operated with round (1.5V AAA or AA) or button cells. Special cable glands – which can be positioned at any point on the split line – can be used for cable connection for power and data transfer.
BLOB ABS enclosures can also be sealed to IP54 using the accessory sealing gasket kits available as accessories. Prices start at $16.
OKW can supply BLOB enclosures as custom enclosures with additional holes for keypads, connectors, controls and displays. It can also silk-screen print legends and logos and provide RFI protection on the internal surfaces.
OKW Enclosures, Inc, Vice President, Sales, Sean Bailey said: “BLOB is a huge leap in the design of electronic plastic enclosures. They are so intuitive that users’ fingers are automatically guided towards the controls.
“BLOB literally teaches by touch. This makes the range absolutely perfect for applications such as medical devices.”
Features of BLOB plastic enclosures:
BLOB is the latest range of new plastic enclosures to be launched by OKW this year.
Earlier in the year, OKW unveiled its new range of CARRYTEC portable electronics enclosures aimed at the medical and industrial sectors.
CARRYTEC features a modern contoured design and a robust integral handle capable of carrying heavier payloads than rival enclosures with retrofitted handles.
Other ranges of hand held plastic enclosures designed and manufactured by OKW include:
For more information about OKW hand held, wall mounted and desktop enclosures, view the OKW website or contact OKW Enclosures, Inc, Vice President, Sales, Sean Bailey, Tel: 800-965-9872.
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OKW ENCLOSURES, INC.
Abele Business Park
3000 Old Pond Road
Tel. 800 965 9872
Tel. 412 220 9244
Fax. 412 220 9247