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OKW’s Pioneering FLAT-PACK CASE Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary

OKW’s Pioneering FLAT-PACK CASE Celebrates Fiftieth Anniversary

OKW is celebrating the Fiftieth anniversary of its award-winning FLAT-PACK CASE – the world’s first customary plastic enclosure for digital and electrical installations.

FLAT-PACK CASE is ideal for a variety of desktop and wall-mount electronics. Functions embrace medical and wellness, measurement and management, laboratory gear and laptop peripherals.

During the last half-century, FLAT-PACK CASE has grow to be the enclosure for hundreds of various units. These strong housings owe their enduring reputation to their discreet, understated design – and the strong tongue-and-groove development which supplies fundamental safety in opposition to mud and water ingress, even and not using a seal.

Improvement of FLAT-PACK CASE began on the finish of the Sixties when OKW CEO Dieter Schneider teamed up with the agency’s toolmaking, manufacturing and gross sales supervisor Erich Ettinger with the goal of making a regular plastic housing that will swimsuit a variety of electronics functions. Design work continued into the Seventies and in 1975, FLAT-PACK CASE received two iF Design Awards in Hanover.

Design options embrace hid fixing screws, and the U-shaped prime which is straightforward to take away – exposing open sides that give higher entry to the electronics for inspection and upkeep. Three completely different tops can be found: N (low), H (excessive) and A (which has an elective aluminum entrance panel, and a raised edge to guard the working components).

FLAT-PACK CASE is out there in 13 sizes from 3.94” x 1.96” x 0.98” to eight.27” x 4.92” x 2.75”. Two sizes provide a carry deal with that doubles as a desk stand. All have screw pillars inside for mounting PCBs.

The enclosures are molded from ABS (UL 94 HB). The usual coloration mixture is an off-white (RAL 9002) prime with a pebble grey (RAL 7032) backside part.

Equipment embrace aluminum entrance panels, wall suspension components, meeting kits for wall mounting, tilt foot bars, a belt/pocket clip, snap-locks, anti-slide toes, and self-tapping screws.

OKW can provide FLAT-PACK CASE totally personalized. Providers embrace machining, lacquering, printing of legends and logos, laser marking, decor foils, particular supplies, and set up/meeting of equipment.

For extra info, view the OKW web site:

Editorial contact:
Sean Bailey
E-mail: [email protected]

OKW Enclosures, Inc.
Tel. +1-800-965-9872
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