Product Type: Instrumentation

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

RM Series – Rugged Rack-Mounted Enclosures


  • Strong construction yet lightweight using all aluminum components
  • Suitable for desktop or rack-mountable applications.
  • Knockdown design ships unassembled for easy handling and shipping protection.
  • Strong construction using:
    • extruded aluminum side panels 0.125″ (3.2 mm) thick
    • extruded aluminum front & rear panels 0.125″ (3.2mm) thick
    • flat aluminum top and bottom panels 0.064″ (1.6 mm) thick
  • Can be used with or without rack mounting brackets (one pair included)
  • Front & rear panel are interchangeable.
  • Enclosure is finished in rugged, textured, black powder coat.
  • Includes top, bottom, sides, self-adhesive rubber feet, rack mount brackets, and all assembly hardware
  • Pull handles & adjustable rear bracket rack mount kit (for deeper models) are not included with unit (see tables & accessories below).
  • RoHS Compliant.
  • Manufactured in North America.

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.


Experts in Electronics Packaging

The SCHROFF brand contains a broad product portfolio from printed circuit board (PCB) accessories, such as card retainers and extractors, front panels and handles to subracks, cases, backplanes, power supplies, cabinets and pre-assembled chassis for embedded computing systems. The nVent SCHROFF brand has been a world leader in electronics packaging for over five decades.


Bud Industries is the nation’s leading manufacturer of enclosures and related products for the electronics industries. The Bud line includes products ranging from small hand-held boxes to large cabinet racks, products made from various materials, and standard electronic products as well as those that meet NEMA and seismic requirements. Bud’s standard product line consists of more than 2,500 products. Bud can make simple modifications to most enclosures to your specs in five days. Custom products are also available, as is complete design support.