New commandCASE Diecast Aluminum Enclosures

commandCASE IP66 enclosures

March 2014

ROLEC has launched commandCASE – a new range of high quality diecast aluminum housings for industrial control applications. They feature attractive and ergonomic wing-shaped handles for easy manoeuvring when the units are mounted on suspension arms. The distinctive handles are fixed to the lid, making it easier to open and close the housing. The lid also features a recess for the mounting of membrane keypads or the addition of labels.

ROLEC commandCASE is extremely tough and versatile. It has been designed for mounting on machine housings, walls, bulkheads and suspension systems. The unit’s IP 66 protection rating and rugged construction make it a great choice for marine and offshore applications.

New commandCASE is available in three versions:

  • Standard with hinged lid with snap closures (with or without an optional key lock on the snap closure)
  • Version I – with hinged lid secured from the rear on the unhinged side by two stainless steel screws
  • Version II – this unhinged lid is secured by four stainless steel screws. Lid retaining straps are also supplied. The rear screw ports are covered by snap-in plugs to prevent tampering. They also assist with weather protection.

Six sizes of commandCASE cast metal housings are available in each version – from 9.05" x 7.87" x 4.72" to 16.92" x 11.81" x 4.72". There is a 1-degree diecasting draft to allow for cast ejection. The chloroprene lid gasket is designed for temperatures ranging from -30°C to +90°C. That range can be increased by specifying a silicon gasket (-50°C to +140°C). Customers can also specify an RFI/EMI shielding gasket to prevent electromagnetic interference. Other accessories include an internal mounting plate.

The new commandCASE is one of six ranges of controller cases designed and manufactured by ROLEC. It boasts a proud pedigree, having evolved from ROLEC’s popular aluCASE series which is available with a range of protection ratings: IP 66, IP 67 and IP 69K.

ROLEC has designed commandCASE to be compatible with its taraPLUS range of suspension arms for machine controllers. These IP 54 multi-variable arms can handle light to medium loads ranging from 30.5 kg to 51 kg, depending on how the system is configured.

Features of new ROLEC commandCASE:

  • Elegant diecast aluminum enclosures for electronic and electrical control equipment
  • Designed for mounting on a wall, bulkhead, machine housing or suspension arm
  • Available in three versions: Standard (hinged lid and snap closures), Version I (hinged lid and screw fixing) Version II (screw-fixed lid with lid retaining straps)
  • Highly attractive wing grips fitted on the front lid enable comfortable opening of the lid or positioning if suspended
  • Recessed area in the lid for mounting a membrane keypad or product label
  • Captured lid fixing screws on Version I and II
  • Screw bosses in base and lid for mounting components
  • Materials – diecast aluminium EN AC- 44300 DIN EN 1706 (GD AL Si 12/DIN 1725); wing handle edges, polyoxymethylene (POM); lid straps (Version II) polypropylene (PP)
  • Colours – powder coat, Light Gray (RAL 7035); wing grip edges Anthracite Gray (RAL 7016)
  • Complies with Russian GOST R standards
  • Options/accessories – silicon gasket, shielding protection, corrosion-proof coating, key lock (Standard case), internal mounting plate.

All ROLEC electronics, electrical and instrument enclosures can be supplied to custom specifications – drilled, milled and tapped ready for the installation of switches, displays, connectors and cable glands. Customization options also include printing of logos and legends plus painting. Sixteen colors are available from stock at no extra cost. Other colors may be specified at an additional cost.

Family-owned ROLEC Enclosures has at least three decades of experience in manufacturing housings for electrical and electronic equipment. Its robust metal (and GRP) housings are designed to withstand the demands of the world’s most challenging industrial environments.

View commandCASE range >>

Your individual quote and sample,
just a few clicks away!

1. Browse the product sections or use the search feature, to find the right product.

2. Review our products and detailed technical information. Add the articles and accessories you need to your list using the “Add to my list” button on the product pages.

3. Return to your list using the top menu “MY LIST” link on any page. You can modify the list and then submit your quotation and/or sample request.

© 2020 ROLEC · All rights reserved