ELECTRONICS: LCR Electronics has added several compact, rugged MicroTCA chassis models to its extensive VME, CompactPCI and VPX rugged chassis product line, providing flexibility in a variety of industrial, commercial and military environments.The new ATR chassis employ machined box construction. This enables LCR’s enclosures to conform to rigorous, industry-leading MIL-STD specifications including 810F Methods 514.5, 513.5, 516.5, 507.4 and 509.4 for vibration, acceleration, shock, humidity and salt fog, respectively.
Additional MIL-STD specifications that the new chassis meet include 167 Type 1, Para. 5.1 for vibration, 901D lightweight hammer for shock and 461D for EMI. An optional shock-isolated card cage provides additional rigidity to internal electronics.
Each MicroTCA rugged enclosure can feature up to a 10-slot backplane and is configured to ARINC 404A. The chassis are air-cooled or conduction-cooled in a variety of standard and custom sizes to accommodate numerous application environments with customizable I/O also available. Operating temperature is -40 to 85C and storage temperature is -55 to 95C.
Custom pricing for the microTCA chassis is available upon request.
- Edited by Liz Taurasi