Foremost Electronics, partner for nVent SCHROFF, can supply customers with a full range of racks and cabinets for defence, electronic, industrial, rail and many other applications needing secure, environmentally protected and EMC-compliant enclosures.
The company can also support customers with various necessary and complementary electromechanical components and sub-systems accessories. This allows customers to assemble a complete system while providing full compatibility, simplifying procurement, lessening vendor numbers and better managing the supply chain.
Key accessories available from the company for any enclosure system include:
Intelligent enclosure management with the compact design Guardian Management Gateway environmental monitoring platform. This can be fitted anywhere in a rack and provides three management ports to connect external sensors and Modbus devices with up to 16 sensors or devices per management port. It also features an auto-orientation LCD touch display.
Configurable 19" power solutions using the 19" Rack Safety Plus Power Distribution Unit with Emergency Stop System, which can be modified to suit application needs. Users can select the power input, power output, and includes extra features such as a surge arrester or EMC filter to suit the hardware infrastructure.
Cooling and thermal management in-rack cooling, including fan trays, Air/Liquid Heat Exchanger, and enclosure heating.
Cable management products from various suppliers deliver cable entry glands and frames for industrial and clean room use, EMC shielding, fire protection and strain relief.
Dave Martin, business development director at Foremost Electronics, says, "Selecting and buying a rack or enclosure is just the start of assembling a functioning system. A wide array of accessories are required to furnish the enclosure and fit internal electronic and electromechanical systems, and protect them from environmental conditions. Foremost can help customers to complete their design by providing a wide range of accessories from market leading manufacturers, simplifying sourcing and ensuring compatibility."