WATERLOO, Ontario - Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers electronic enclosure air baffles for controlling the amount of airflow for an individual backplane slot. The air blockers can be employed in OpenVPX designs or other Eurocard standards such as VME/64x, CompactPCI, cPCI Serial, and more.
There are four variants of the Pixus airflow slot baffles: 50% blockage, 75% blockage, total blockage and custom. They come in 160mm length standard and 5HP (1.0”) width, but are customizable to 4HP (0.8”). The airflow baffles only modify the airflow on the front side of the board. The total blockage type is used when modules are not installed but could be utilized at a later date. A customized slot blocker allows for a ventilation pattern tailored to a specific cooling requirement. Typically these would be employed after thermal modeling of the plug-in board for that slot.
Pixus offers backplanes, chassis platforms, components, and specialty products. The company also provides ruggedization and enclosure customization services. For more information, please visit https://pixustechnologies.com/.