Electronics housings

Electronics housings for the DIN rail and for field applications

Electronics housings come in a wide variety of shapes, colors, and functions. Whether on the DIN rail or in the control cabinet, as a wall housing or in field applications under harsh environmental conditions, the housings provide appropriate protection for your electronics. And the digital configurator features versatile options for integrating electronics housings into your individual applications. New developments are also possible.

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  • Personal support: One dedicated contact person for the duration of the entire project phase
  • Detailed design of your desired concept
  • Development of the ideal production concept and product qualification at our in-house laboratory
  • Certification of the solution for your application
  • Targeted project management right through to the start of series production
Field housings and DIN rail housings

Configurator for electronics housings

Create your electronics housing for the field or indoor application: Select the desired housing series, the corresponding lower part, and the cover. Add the appropriate connection technology and the process is complete.

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DIN rail housings and field housings

New products

Upper housing parts of the BC modular electronic housing series
Touch display and membrane keypad for BC housing
8-pos. DIN rail connectors
Passive heatsinks and heatsink fillers for ICS series electronic housings
Filler for ICS series modular housings
Push-in connectors with 3.5 mm pitch
Displays and membrane keypads for ICS housings
Touch displays for ME-IO series housings
ME-IO series lower housing parts
Half shells for UCS universal housing
Multifunctional wall bracket
Robust ECS series outdoor housings
Configurable upper parts with Push-in connection
For BC modular series electronics housings

Using the new upper housing parts from the BC modular series, you benefit from the convenient operation of the Push-in connection technology on the front of the housing. Configure your custom-fit housing solution equipped with Push-in PCB terminal blocks in the SPT-THR 1,5 or 2,5 series.

These are the main features

  • SPT-THR-harmonized housings enable fast device development and optimal protection for the electronics
  • Individual configuration of each housing chamber for diverse applications in building automation
  • Standard-compliant housing and installation dimensions for use in distribution boards
  • Easily create the right item for you: Use our intuitive online configurator

These are the advantages

  • Width: 71.6 mm … 161.6 mm
  • Nominal voltage: 160 V ... 400 V
  • Nominal cross-section: Up to 4 mm² (rigid)
  • Number of positions: Up to 12 per housing chamber
  • Color: RAL 7035
  • Flammability rating V0 in accordance with UL94

Touch display and membrane keypad for BC housing
Display and operating solution for building automation

The new housing cover for the modular electronics housings in the BC series with 2.4″ touch display and membrane keypad are ideal for display and operating solutions in building automation. They enable input and output values to be set and displayed conveniently.

These are the main features

  • Fast device development with integrated 2.4″ touch display
  • Suitable for different device requirements with housing versions with and without membrane keypad
  • Coordinated housing, keypad, and display design
  • Maximum flexibility with many combination options for the housing cover and upper parts
  • Customization of membrane keypad via configuration

These are the advantages

  • Touch technology: Capacitive
  • Resolution: 320 pixels x 240 pixels
  • Interface: SPI
  • Plastic material: Polycarbonate
  • Housing dimensions: In accordance with DIN 43880
  • Membrane keypad: 4 keys
  • Housing widths: 4.6 und 9 HP

8-pos. DIN rail connectors
For BC series electronics housings

The new HBUS8 DIN rail connectors supplement the extensive BC housing series portfolio. An 8-position bus connector is available for all housing widths. Seven parallel and one serial contact enable secure module-to-module communication.

These are the main features

  • One DIN rail connector for each overall width
  • Space-saving installation under the electronics housing in the DIN rail
  • Fast module-to-module communication without additional wiring effort

These are the advantages

  • Width: 17.8 mm … 161.6 mm
  • Nominal voltage: 60 V
  • Nominal current: 2 A
  • Serial contacts: 1/2
  • Parallel contacts: 7
  • Color: RAL 9005
  • Pitch: 2.54 mm

Passive heatsinks and heatsink fillers
For ICS series electronics housings

ICS heatsink solutions are ideal for thermally demanding applications. Heatsink fillers enable space-saving, intermittent heat dissipation. We also provide a wide range of passive heat sinks that can be connected to components with different heights.

These are the main features

  • Heatsinks enable devices to be used in thermally demanding applications
  • Reliable heat dissipation with passive heatsinks
  • Variable positions of the heatsink base for electronic components of different heights
  • Large installation space in the housing with space-saving heatsink fillers
  • Tailored system solution comprised of a housing, connection technology, heatsink, and additional accessories

These are the advantages

  • Material: Aluminum
  • Application-specific adjustments for different electronic components
  • Distance between PCB and heatsink base: 0 mm ... 11 mm
  • For ICS housing widths of 25 and 50 mm and heights of 100 and 122 mm

Filler for ICS series modular housings
More variety in connection technology

For the modular electronic housings in the ICS series, fillers in the depths 67.5, 90, and 112.5 mm are now available. The new fillers extend the variety of useful connection technology. The deeper fillers enable time- and cost-optimized mounting.

These are the main features

  • Stable guide rails enable quick and easy push-in mounting of assembled printed circuit boards
  • Flexible use with the modular system and unique modularity in the connection technology
  • Adaptability of design, colors, and printing
  • Customized processing for any customer-specific connection technology

These are the advantages

  • Width: 20 mm and 25 mm
  • Depth: 67.5 mm, 90 mm and 112.5 mm
  • For use in housings ICS 20, 25 and 50
  • Material: Polyamide
  • Colors: Gray, black, blue, and yellow
  • With or without vents

Push-in connectors with 3.5 mm pitch
For ICS series electronics housings

The new PCB connectors with 3.5 mm pitch provide additional connection options for ICS series electronics housings. Integrated coding elements for the connectors enable quick and easy coding.

These are the main features

  • Variable coding for reliable protection against mismatching
  • Push-in technology for quick and easy wiring
  • High packing density with 3.5 mm pitch
  • Quick and easy coding when connector and header are connected for the first time

These are the advantages

  • Currents up to 8 A
  • Voltages up to 300 V
  • Pitch: 3.5 mm
  • 4- and 5-pos.
  • For ICS overall widths of 20, 25, and 50 mm
  • 16-way coding
  • Connection method: Push-in spring connection

Displays and membrane keypads for ICS housings
Easy implementation of display and operator panels

The 2.4 inch touch displays and 0.96 inch displays with configurable membrane keypads extend the range of accessories available for the ICS series electronics housings. The displays are optimally integrated into the housing cover and enable the use of individual display and operator panels in the control cabinet.

These are the main features

  • Housing systems for visualization and operation in the control cabinet
  • Coordinated housings, keypads, and displays
  • Time-saving assembly of ready-to-use modules with Plug and Play
  • Customization of membrane keypad via configuration
  • Positioning of the display using the configurator

These are the advantages

  • 0.96 inch TFT display for ICS with 25 mm overall width
  • 2.4 inch touch display for ICS50
  • Four-key membrane keypad
  • Transparent window to protect the display
  • Temperature range: -20°C ... +70°C

Touch displays for ME-IO series housings
Display and operating solutions for I/O head stations

With the ME-IO modular housing system, 2.4 inch touch displays provide optimum display and operating solutions for controllers. Input and output values can be visualized intuitively on the touch displays. Resistive touch technology enables easy navigation.

These are the main features

  • Housing system for visualization and operation in the control cabinet
  • Coordinated housings with pre-installed touch displays
  • Time-saving assembly of ready-to-use modules
  • Positioning of the display using the configurator
  • For L-design: Ideal for flush integration of standard interfaces such as RJ45

These are the advantages

  • Housing dimensions: 110 mm x 57 mm
  • Plastic material: Polyamide
  • Resolution: 320 pixels x 240 pixels
  • SPI interface
  • Resistive touch technology

ME-IO series lower housing parts
Deeper design for more PCB space

Install larger printed circuit boards in ME-IO series electronics housings. New lower housing parts with a larger installation depth provide more space for your PCB and the electronics it holds. This also makes the ME-IO housings suitable for complex I/O applications.

These are the main features

  • Versatile use: Deeper design for more PCB space
  • L-design: Ideal for flush integration of standard interfaces such as RJ45
  • Wide design: Ideal for integrating TFT displays for controllers
  • Greater flexibility: Combination with ICS series electronics housings using DIN rail connectors

These are the advantages

  • Maximum PCB space per module width: 18.8 mm
  • Deeper module base for seven different module types

Half shells for UCS universal housing
Ideal for compact devices

The new UCS HH 87-87 half shells are ideal for constructing highly compact devices in many different applications, such as sensor applications. They supplement the UCS housing system, which is specifically suited for use in embedded systems.

These are the main features

  • High flexibility in use with different depths of 47 mm and 67 mm
  • Universal use with comprehensive accessories
  • Based on the modular system of the UCS housing family for the best adaptability and easy storage

These are the advantages

  • Dimensions 87 mm x 87 mm
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +100°C
  • Material: Polycarbonate PC (UL V0)
  • Colors: light gray (RAL 7035), black (RAL 9005)

Multifunctional wall bracket
For UCS universal housings

The multifunctional UCS WM-MP wall bracket makes the UCS housing system compatible with even more applications. Simply mount UCS housings on mounts in accordance with the VESA standard, on wall outlet boxes, and on mechanical engineering profiles.

These are the main features

  • Flexible use: Just one holder for many different applications
  • No tools needed: UCS housings simply snap into place
  • Wide range of applications: Use on mounts in accordance with the VESA standard and on wall outlet boxes with a diameter of 60 mm

These are the advantages

  • Four standard sizes
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +100°C
  • Material: Polycarbonate PC (UL V0)
  • Color: Light gray (RAL 7035)

Robust ECS series outdoor housings
New form factor for more compact applications

Outdoor housings with an installation depth of 80 mm extend the portfolio of ECS series outdoor housings. The smaller design featuring a high degree of protection is especially suitable for applications where space is at a premium, such as sensor technology in special vehicles.

These are the main features

  • Device dimensions that are 75% more compact can be achieved
  • Proven PCB connection technology
  • Optional pressure compensation membrane for fluctuating air pressure
  • Integrated tamper protection
  • Ultra-compact housing design for a wide range of applications

These are the advantages

  • Installation depths: 80, 109, and 169 mm
  • Material: UV-stabilized polycarbonate plastic (UL 94-V0)
  • Housing approval in accordance with UL 50/50 E
  • Temperature range: -40°C ... +100°C
  • Housing approval in accordance with UL 50/50 E
  • Degree of protection: IP69 (EN 60529, 80 mm), IP69K (ISO 20653, 109 mm)
  • Color: Gray (similar to RAL 7040)

Electronics housings product features at a glance

  • DIN rail housings for the control cabinet and field housings
  • Degrees of protection from IP20 to IP69K
  • Plastic housings and aluminum housings
  • Modular housing systems
  • Available as an option with integrated interfaces for transmitting signals, data, and power

Ideal for numerous applications

The electronics housings from Phoenix Contact are just as individual as your application. Housings for DIN rails, walls, open areas of production lines, or for outdoor applications are the ideal protective casing for your electronics. They are used, for example, in the following applications:

  • Communication devices
  • Measuring and monitoring devices
  • Controllers
  • Power supplies
  • Power electronics
  • Interfaces/gateways
  • IoT applications
  • Embedded systems

A wide range of solutions for the following industries

Electronics housings are used in almost all industries and markets, and custom solutions are available. The industries in which they are used include, for example:

  • Industrial automation
  • Building automation
  • Process automation
  • New energies and energy supply
  • Information and telecommunications technology
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