Product Type: Aluminum

1590 Series

1590 series rugged, die-cast aluminum electronic instrument enclosures are tough yet easy to machine and ideal for stomp pedals and other small electronic devices.


  • Lap joint construction protects access from dust and splashing water as well as improved EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Unpainted version is vibra-finished for a smooth surface with no sharp edges.
  • Textured black version is coated with tough polyester powder paint for a lasting finish, even after machining. Black screws are included to enhance appearance.
  • Includes screws threaded into factory-tapped holes.
  • Standard versions are designed to meet IP54.
  • Water-tight versions are designed to meet IP65 and include a gasket.  Gasket is supplied loose inside the enclosure (not preinstalled).
  • Low-side wall draft angle (two degrees or less) for easy PCB mounting.

IP67 Air and Moisture Vent

  • IP-rated vent for plastic and metal enclosures
  • Breathable e-PTFE membrane keeps out water and dust
  • Rated IP67 (submersible)
  • Minimize the risk of gasket breach caused by changes in air pressure
  • Reduce condensation that may corrode electronic components
  • Body is made of corrosion-resistant, UV-resistant polycarbonate plastic
  • Membrane is hydrophobic (water repellent) and oleophobic (low oil absorption)
  • Seals using an O-ring washer
  • Long, maintenance-free service life
  • M6*1.5 vent plug
  • 0.47 inches long x 0.55 inches diameter
  • Airflow 160ml/min @dp=70 mbar
  • Color: Gray
  • *1 pound per square inch equals 6.895 KPa or 68.9476 mbar
  • *About 0.0145 pounds per square inch equals 1 mbar (~0.015 psi)

1457 Series – Watertight Extruded Aluminum Enclosures

Key Features

  • Watertight – heavy-duty extruded enclosures designed to house PC boards or for equipment interfacing.
  • Sized for standard Eurocards.
  • PC boards mount horizontally by sliding into internal slots extruded into the enclosure body.
  • Rugged body constructed from one piece, extruded aluminum with a minimum thickness of .06” (1.5 mm).
  • Extruded aluminum body includes a recessed area for labels or membrane keypad.
  • End panels are rugged – yet easy to machine – die-cast aluminum with full perimeter self-adhesive gaskets.
  • Designed to meet IP65.
  • Choice of two versions – end panels without flange or with flange (for shelf or wall mounting).


  • Two diecast aluminum end panels – painted in a durable, black satin powder paint.
  • Extruded, aluminum body (choice of either clear anodized or black powder paint finish).
  • Two closed-cell polyethylene foam-end plate gaskets & rubber “O” rings for assembly screws.
  • All hardware and self-adhesive feet.
  • Replacement assembly screws can be purchased in 100-packs under part number 1457MS100
  • NOTE: Recommended screw torque is 5 lbf/in

Available with black powder coat or clear anodize finish and with or without wall-mounting flanges.

Enclosure includes extruded body, die-cast end panels, gaskets, and hardware.  Extra end panel kits are sold separately.

Built to be waterproof and very rugged.

Industrial Enclosures

  • Aluminum, ABS, Polystyrene, Polycarbonate, and Polyester enclosures
  • Broad range of sizes
  • NEMA 4X available
  • Functional and appealing designs
  • Large selection of accessories
  • Customization and imprinting services are available

IP-PRO Aluminum EMC Rugged Case

Flexible IP65 enclosure solution for harsh environments

IP-Pro Alu EMC – The enclosure for reliable protection from water, dust and electromagnetic interferences for sensitive electronics in harsh environments. Proven and certified for applications with high shock and vibration requirements.

For mechanical modifications, innovative PCB and cable fixing solutions, as well as cooling concepts, please contact us.

  • Aluminum die-cast enclosure available in different sizes, powder coated in the color silver gray
  • Protection class IP 65 according to EN 60529
  • Shock and vibration resistant according to EN 61373 Cat. 2 and AREMA Class I
  • IK 09 protection from external mechanical impacts according to IEC 62262
  • EMC-shielded
  • Temperature range of the enclosure –30 … +80°C

Product Attributes

  • Product Family: IP-PRO ALU EMC
  • Type: Rugged
  • Material: Aluminum
  • Color: Silver Grey
  • Finish: Powder Coated
  • Protection Rating: IP65
  • Shape: Rectangular


1590Z Series – Heavy-Duty IP68 Die-Cast Aluminum

Key Features

  • Rugged, die-cast aluminum alloy (tough yet easy to machine), electronic instrument enclosure.
  • Two-piece “tongue & groove” construction with a replaceable one-piece silicone rubber gasket prevents access from dust and water.  Gasket supplied loose inside the enclosure (not preinstalled).
  • Ideal for repetitive opening and closing.
  • Four recessed stainless steel machine screws secure lid into tapped holes.
  • Easy to wall mount using “through box – blind hole” construction, outside of gasket protection.
  • Lid screws are self captivating (lid holes are threaded with the first installation of lid screws). (NOTE: Except for 1590Z060, 1590Z061, 1590Z062, and 1590Z063)
  • Designed to meet IP68.
  • North American Mark of Safety – cUL & UL listed. Certified to Type 4, 4X, 6, 6P.
  • Painted versions are painted inside and out with a tough powder paint. Choice of textured black or smooth gray (RAL 7001).
  • For nonmetallic (glass-reinforced polyester) versions of these enclosures, see series 1590ZGRP

Extruded Aluminum Enclosures

Key Features

  • Designed to house PC boards or for equipment interfacing.
  • Sized for standard Eurocards.
  • PC boards mount horizontally by sliding into internal slots extruded into the enclosure body.
  • Rugged body constructed from extruded aluminum with a minimum thickness of .06” (1.5 mm).
  • Extruded body includes a slide removable “belly” plate – except in smaller sizes “A” through “D”


  • Versions with metal end plates include two aluminum end panels – finish matched to extruded aluminum body – and two black ABS plastic bezels (your option to install).
  • Versions with plastic end plates include two all-plastic end caps.
  • Extruded aluminum body – choice of clear, black, blue, or red anodized finish
  • Self-adhesive rubber feet. Replacements are available – order part number 1421T2CL (pack of 24).
  • All hardware – end panel screws are #6 x 3/8” TTT – thread rolling, steel screws with a #4 flat head Phillips drive. Zinc plate finish – either clear or black (black screws are used on the black, blue & red models).
  • For black replacement screws (quantity 100) order part number 1455MS100BK
  • For clear replacement screws (quantity 100) order part number 1455MS100
  • NOTE: Recommended screw torque is 5 lbf-in

Hammond Manufacturing

Hammond Manufacturing began manufacturing tube radio sets in a backyard workshop in Guelph, Canada, in 1917.  In the century since, they have expanded into a global company with offices in North America, Europe, Asia, and Australia.  Hammond offers a broad range of over 12,000 standard products including electrical enclosures, electronic enclosures, industrial-grade outlet strips, racks and data center infrastructure, and transformers.   Hammond serves hundreds of industries and thousands of customers.  For over 100 years, their success has come by maintaining a high level of quality and focusing on service excellence.

RM Series

The aluminum rackmount chassis is available in 8 different sizes and is customizable to your design.  It can be offered with solid or ventilated tops or covers and with and without slides (AS-5002-A).  The side panel mounting holes are punched on .87” grid to allow total flexibility in mounting of components with a fully adjustable rear panel.  Front panels are a standard 19” for rack mount capabilities.  This chassis can fully support 25lbs if only mounted in the front, and 50lbs if mounted in the front and back of a rack.

AN Series with Mounting Brackets

Bud’s AN-2850 Aluminum NEMA Die Cast series has a molded external bracket and premolded continuous silicon gasket. It meets NEMA 6 (natural finish) and NEMA 6 (powder-coated version) for temporary submersion along with NEMA 4x protection.  These are easily machined for any application and attach the cover to the base with stainless steel screws. This series includes 14 sizes and can be used for various applications such as transportation, military applications, and to house the electronics in conveyors.