Aluminum enclosure provides EMI/RFI protection
Bud Industries' ANS Series EMI/RFI waterproof enclosure has a double-channel sealing system to ensure shielding and watertight capabilities.
Bud Industries Inc. has announced a die-cast aluminum enclosure that provides EMI/RFI protection and an IP67/NEMA 4X waterproof seal. Bud's new ANS Series EMI/RFI waterproof enclosure has a double-channel sealing system that reportedly enables breakthroughs in shielding and watertightness.
The ANS Series uses a continuous EMI/RFI gasket around the entire perimeter of the box to provide a high level of protection. A second gasket, made of long-lasting, one-piece silicone, reliably seals out dust and moisture. This seal is enhanced by numerous screws outside the sealing area that assure a uniformly tight seal and help the enclosure meet the IP67 standard, according to Bud Industries.
Bud's new enclosure reportedly makes EMI/RFI protection available for washdown and outdoor applications including solar, medical, military, avionics, industrial, and instrumentation systems.
The Bud ANS Series enclosure is made from #ADC-12 aluminum using thick wall (0.098 inch, 2.5 mm) construction that provides strength and rigidity for heavy duty applications yet is light in weight, according to the Bud Industries.
Bud Industries Inc.
- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com
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