Elma Electronic Rolls Out ATR Enclosures in New 1 1/2 Size

3/29/2005 - Elma Electronic Inc, a proven innovator of ruggedized, modular, COTS system platforms has expanded its ATR (Air Transport Rack) enclosures line with a new 1 1/2 size.

The 1 1/2 ATR allows up to 15 slots VME/VME64x/VXS or other backplanes in the top loaded 6U x 160mm card cage. The enclosure facilitates up to 800 watts of power, with 28VDC or optional AC input. The ATR features a Mil-grade high-performance Rotron fan, capable of providing over 15 CFM per slot at altitudes over 35000 feet and operating temperature of - 55 degrees C to 85 degrees C. This is an important consideration for mission-critical applications where conditions are extreme.

The ATR also offers a bottom patch-panel offers access to the P2 section of the backplane. This allows installing Raceway ++ options. Air baffles redirect and maximize airflow through the cards and the electrostatic air filter is easily removable. All Elma Electronic Inc, system platforms come fully assembled and wired offering a "turnkey" packaging solution.

Elma's standard ATR line is available in 1/2, 3/4, 1 and 1 1/2 ATR tall long formats per ARINC 404A specifications. The modular design concept allows for wide range customization options without the cost and lead-time penalties associated with traditional construction techniques. Designed to meet MIL-STD's 5400, 810E, 461E, 704A, 275A, the Elma ATR family is ideal for use with commercially available cards in airborne, ground mobile or shipboard applications. Conduction cooled ATRs are also available.

About Elma Electronic
Elma Electronic Inc. is a leading manufacturer and supplier of enclosures, backplanes, cabinets, cases, and "ready-to-run" packaging for CPCI, Rugged COTS, VME/64x, VXI, PC and custom bus structures. Elma's component product line offers a wide selection of top quality switches knobs and LED arrays. The company has been a worldwide supplier of dependable, high performance products for over 35 years. Elma operates three facilities in the continental United States plus has locations in Switzerland, Germany, France, the United Kingdom and Israel.

Elma Electronic Inc. is located at 44350 Grimmer Blvd., Fremont, CA 94538 USA. Telephone (510) 656-3400 - Fax (510)656-3783. www.elma.com

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