ABS Plastic Instrument Enclosures 1598R Series

EMI/ RFI Copper Conductive Coating Inside

Key Features:

  • Desk top electronic instrument enclosure, ideally suited for mounting printed circuit boards.
  • Molded from flame retardant ABS plastic (material carries a UL flammability rating of 94V-0).
  • Interior of each enclosure half is specially masked and sprayed with an RFI/EMI copper conductive coating (see close up photo below).
  • Coating manufacturer specifies an attenuation of more than 75 db from 1 Mhz. to 1 Ghz.
  • Designed to meet IP54.
  • Two sets of vertical 1.5 mm (0.062”) P.C. board guides are molded into case halves front and rear.
  • Front and rear panels are 1.6 mm (0.064”) brushed aluminum with protective paper on one side.
  • Cases halves are secured with M3 x 0.5” x 10 mm (0.39”) Phillips machine screws threaded into tapped integral brass bushings. Perfect for applications with repetitive assembly and disassembly are required.
  • Integral horizontal P.C. card mounts on Eurocard centers.
  • P.C. card standoffs molded into top & bottom half of enclosure - require #6 x 1/4” (6.4mm) screws - part number 1598ATS100
  • Stocked in matte textured black.


  • When shielding is not required, try series 1598


Part Number Color Length Width Height Extra Aluminum Panels (Pair) Tilt Bail Kits
1598RBBK Black 5.28 5.31 1.96 1598PLB-AL
1598RABK Black 6.18 3.70 1.42 1598PLA-AL
1598REBK Black 6.30 6.30 3.38 1598PLE-AL 1598TH1
1598RBBBK Black 7.05 6.06 1.42 1598PLBB-AL 1598TH1
1598RCBK Black 7.09 6.10 2.04 1598PLC-AL 1598TH1
1598RDBK Black 7.09 8.11 2.52 1598PLD-AL 1598TH2
1598RFBK Black 9.84 6.30 1.58 1598PLF-AL 1598TH1
1598RGBK Black 9.84 6.30 3.00 1598PLG-AL 1598TH1
1598RHBK Black 11.02 7.87 1.58 1598PLH-AL 1598TH2
1598RJBK Black 11.02 7.87 3.00 1598PLJ-AL 1598TH2

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