Diecast Aluminum Enclosures 1590-RIBBED Series

With Internal Ribs


  • Rugged, diecast aluminum alloy (tough - yet easy to machine), electronic instrument enclosure.
  • Lap joint construction provides protection against access of dust and splashing water. Also provides for improved EMI/RFI shielding.
  • Unpainted version is vibra finished for a smooth surface with no sharp edges.
  • Satin black painted version is painted 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. Screw type and quantity vary.  See details below or in drawings.
  • Standard versions are designed to meet IP54.
  • Water-tight versions are designed to meet IP65 and include a gasket which is supplied loose inside the enclosure (not pre-installed).
  • Low side wall draft angle (2 degrees or less) for easy P.C. board mounting.


NOTE: 1590 series enclosures feature factory-tapped assembly screw holes that accept machine screws, which are included with the enclosures.

Replacement Hardware


Tamper-proof Hardware Upgrade (Torx w/ Pin)

See "Hardware" table below for compatibility.


NOTE: Gaskets are included with watertight 1590 enclosures.  They can also be purchased as a kit if you'd like to upgrade an IP54 enclosure to IP65.  Not available for all sizes.

  • Each kit includes two pre-formed silicone gaskets.
  • Gaskets include adhesive backing for easy installation.
  • Allows enclosure to be machined and/or painted first and gasketed later.
  • Gasket is applied to the lid.
  • Designed to meet IP65 with properly installed gasket and lid screws torqued to 25-30 cN.m (36-43 ozf.in).
  • Refer to part number table below for correct gasket.


  • Lid height is 0.16" (4 mm).
No Mounting Flanges w/ Flanged Lid w/ Flanged Bottom Plate Optional
Standard Water-Tight Standard Water-Tight Standard Water-Tight Enclosure Replacement
Version Version Version Version Version Version Color Length Width Height Gasket Kit
1590MM Natural 1.97 1.97 1.22
1590MMBK Black 1.97 1.97 1.22
1590L 1590LF Natural 3.99 1.97 0.98
1590LBK Black 3.99 1.97 0.98
1590M 1590MF Natural 4.41 2.48 1.22
1590MBK Black 4.41 2.48 1.22
1590N 1590WN 1590NFL 1590WNFL 1590NF 1590WNF Natural 4.77 2.58 1.57
1590NBK 1590WNBK 1590NFLBK 1590WNFLBK 1590NFBK 1590WNFBK Black 4.77 2.58 1.57
1590PP Natural 4.76 3.74 2.39
1590PPBK Black 4.76 3.74 2.39
1590P 1590WP 1590PFL 1590WPFL 1590PF 1590WPF Natural 6.03 3.27 1.98 1590PGASKET
1590PBK 1590WPBK 1590PFLBK 1590WPFLBK 1590WPFBK Black 6.03 3.27 1.98 1590PGASKET
1590R 1590RF Natural 7.55 4.39 2.40 1590RGASKET
1590RBK Black 7.55 4.39 2.40 1590RGASKET

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Data subject to change without notice.

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