Versatile subrack family for all applications
24 January 2012
Verotec offers four different variants of KM6 subracks, each optimised for specific applications
Verotec offers four different variants of KM6 subracks, each optimised for specific applications.
All of them meet IEC60297-3 and are versatile and configurable systems that are available ex-stock with no minimum order value.
For light and medium duty applications, the KM6-II, which features two-screw fixings of all tiebars to give an exceptionally rigid assembly, is available in heights of 3, 4, 6 and 9U, widths of 24, 42, 60 and 84HP and depths of 160, 240, 300, 360 and 420mm. The KM6-RF subrack range also meets the requirements of IEEE 1101.10/11, required by VME64x, cPCI, VPX and PCI specifications for the telecoms, medical and instrumentation markets. RFI shielding, support for RTM, front panel ESD and coding and injector/extractor handles are all provided as part of the system.
The KM6-HD subrack system is designed for military and transport application where a rugged system offering resistance to shock and vibration is required. Built to meet MIL-STD-167, its features include positive guide retention, heavy two screw fixing tiebars, 3mm thick side plates and rack angles with a conductive finish throughout. The KM6-HD subrack accepts standard Eurocards in 3, 6 and 9U heights with depths of up to 400mm.
For high volume, cost sensitive applications, the KM6-EC, which preserves the build quality and versatility of KM6-II, is a cost-reduced system featuring lighter extrusion profiles, single-point tiebar fixings and Zintec side plates.
Supplied in kit form or as individual component parts, all versions of the KM6-II family includes a range of accessories, including guides, front panels, plug-in modules, plain and ventilated covers and doors. In-house modifications of all four families, typically consisting of different sizes, alternative finishes, surface printing and special machining are available on short lead times to reduce time to market.
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