16- and 20-slot 6U embedded computing enclosures for rugged military applications introduced by Curtiss-Wright

LITTLETON, Mass., 25 May 2011. Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems in Littleton, Mass., is introducing two 19-inch RM810 rugged rackmount enclosures for 6U printed circuit cards for military embedded computing systems deployed in harsh operating conditions. The rugged electronic enclosures, which Curtiss-Wright is marketing under the company's Hybricon brand, come in either 20-slot version with 0.8-inch pitch, or a 16-slot version with a 1-inch pitch. Both rugged chassis offer forced air-cooling, support power supplies as large as 1800 Watts and provide cooling for at least 150 Watts per slot.

May 25th, 2011
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LITTLETON, Mass., 25 May 2011. Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems in Littleton, Mass., is introducing two 19-inch RM810 rugged rackmount enclosures for 6U printed circuit cards for military embedded computing systems deployed in harsh operating conditions.The rugged electronic enclosures, which Curtiss-Wright is marketing under the company's Hybricon brand, come in either 20-slot version with 0.8-inch pitch, or a 16-slot version with a 1-inch pitch. Both rugged chassis offer forced air-cooling, support power supplies as large as 1800 Watts and provide cooling for at least 150 Watts per slot.The enclosures accommodate open-systems backplane databus architectures such as VITA 1.7/VME64x, VME, VXS, PICMG 2.16, VPX, and OpenVPX. Target applications include "deploying advanced processor systems in harsh military environments,” says David Dietz, vice president and general manager of the Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems group.

The RM810-8T measures 13.97 inches high, 19 inches wide, and 22 inches deep. The RM810-10F measures 17.47 inches high, 19 inches wide, and 22 inches deep. The card cage is made from precision-grade aluminum.

For more information contact Curtiss-Wright Controls Electronic Systems online at www.cwcelectronicsystems.com.

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