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Schroff UK Ltd

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    Schroff offers cases for non-standard PCB sizes(16/03/2014)

    Schroff's Interscale M range of cases (illustrated) offer an alternative to the 19in industry standard to include cases for small and non-standardised PCBs.

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    In-row heat exchanger for cabinet cooling(02/11/2013)

    Pentair has extended its IT infrastructure portfolio with a new series of air/water heat exchangers. The Schroff Varistar SHX30 in-row heat exchanger has been specially designed for cooling cabinets with high thermal loads installed in an aisle containment.

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    A 19in COTS system for shock resistance levels up to 25g(29/09/2013)

    For rugged mobile aerospace and defence industry applications, Pentair offers the Schroff Titan COTS system with enhanced shock and vibration resistance.

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    2U VME64x system allows horizontal board mounting(20/12/2012)

    Pentair Equipment Protection has introduced a new Schroff VME64x system that has been designed for horizontal mounting of boards, thereby enabling a high level of functionality to be accommodated within a 19in chassis measuring just 2U in height.

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    Compact new subrack features robust construction for industrial applications(07/12/2012)

    Pentair Equipment Protection has introduced a compact new Schroff subrack that has been specifically designed for use in industrial applications.

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    New 4U MicroTCA system delivers high availability(05/11/2012)

    New from Schroff is a 4U-high 19in MicroTCA system that incorporates the thermal-management and redundancy features needed to ensure high availability, while keeping space requirements to a minimum.

  • Meeting the rigours of rail(28/02/2012)

    With safety the paramount concern in the railway industry, it is essential for electronic systems to be protected from extreme environmental conditions. Keith Reynolds looks at the particular demands placed on enclosures in this sector

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    New VPX desktop system is ideal for development purposes(21/02/2012)

    Schroff has introduced a compact desktop system based on the VPX specification (VITA 46), which defines an open standard for high-speed data transfer using switched interconnect protocols such as PCI Express, RapidIO and Gigabit Ethernet. Optimised for laboratory use, this fully wired and tested unit is ideal for engineers who are developing rugged VPX systems for applications in the military, aerospace or transportation sectors.

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    IP66 fibreglass wall-mount enclosures provide outstanding protection(23/01/2012)

    New from Schroff is the ULTRX range of fibreglass wall-mount enclosures, which provide long-life protection for electronics or electrical equipment in potentially corrosive environments. Manufactured by Hoffman, one of Schroff’s sister companies within the Pentair Technical Products Group, the enclosures are fabricated from compression-moulded fibreglass material offering excellent temperature, chemical and impact resistance, with a seamless foam-in-place gasket to ensure an IP66 seal.

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    Versatile 19in cabinet combines robustness with stylish design(03/11/2011)

    The new Novastar cabinet from Schroff provides a robust enclosure for 19in rack-mount equipment, coupled with a stylish design that blends harmoniously into almost any working environment. Based on a strong, yet lightweight die-cast aluminium frame, the cabinet is available in standard and heavy-duty versions offering static load-carrying capacities of 200kg and 400kg respectively.

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    VITA 1.6 compliant conduction-cooled keying for military and ruggedised systems(30/08/2011)

    Schroff is now offering a conduction-cooled keying system aimed at applications that do not use conventional front-panel assemblies, such as military and ruggedised systems. Manufactured by Birtcher, one of Schroff’s sister companies within the Pentair Technical Products Group, the CCK series of coding keys ensure that PCBs are inserted into the correct slots and also help to remove excess heat from the boards.

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    Rugged MIL-STD-901D cabinet for naval applications(21/03/2011)

    Schroff has introduced a rugged 19in cabinet that protects sensitive electronic systems from the demanding conditions encountered during operation at sea. Suitable for use on frigates, aircraft carriers and submarines, the Varistar MIL 901D cabinet has been independently tested in accordance with the MIL-STD-901D standard to confirm its robustness and stability under extreme shock.

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    Schroff introduces new CompactPCI Serial spec subrack system(28/01/2011)

    New from Schroff is a complete 4U, 9-slot subrack system based on the recently released CompactPCI Serial specification. The system takes full advantage of the specification’s high-speed serial bus topology to deliver a data transfer rate of up to 32Gbit/s via PCIe, 10GbE, S-ATA, USB 2.0 or USB 3.0 interfaces.The system comprises a subrack, backplane, fan tray and power supply.

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    Schroff extends 19in modular subrack range with unit offering shock resistance to 25g(07/01/2011)

    Schroff has extended its europacPRO range of modular subracks with a new version designed for use in demanding environments such as military systems, on aircraft, close to rotating machinery or in power generation applications. A standard subrack consists of two side panels and at least four horizontal rails. By using stronger side panels, reinforced horizontal rails, 19in brackets and corner profiles, the new subrack is able to achieve a shock resistance up to 25g.

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    Slim side mounted 40kW enclosure heat exchanger(02/12/2010)

    The new Varistar LHX40 air/water heat exchanger from Schroff is capable of removing up to 40kW of waste heat per cabinet, enabling increased server density of high performance blades without the risk of local hot spots or high overall ambient temperatures developing. The side-mounted unit fits to the left or right side of any 42U high 1200mm deep cabinet. At only 200mm wide, it will fit comfortably into a standard 800mm wide enclosure, enabling full width 19” front panel equipment to be housed.

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