10 Things to Consider When Specifying Small Metal and Plastic Enclosures

  • Magazine Article
  • TBMG-35122
Published September 01, 2019 by Tech Briefs Media Group in United States
  • English

Your new industrial electronic product has been designed and the board components specified. It has been prototyped, either on a development board to check functionality and performance or laid out on a final PCB design. It has been debugged, tested, tweaked, tested again, and finally signed off for production. So far, so good. Now all that has to be done is to decide on the enclosure. In the ideal world, the enclosure would have been selected far earlier in the process so that, in particular, the size constraints of the PCB would be known. In the real world, the first question is normally, “What size box do I need?”