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ABOUT US CORE COMPETENCIES AESTHETIC DESIGN Factors of successThe core competences of OKW Gehäuse- OKW products are incomparable in design •High level of functionality and innovative strengthsysteme are the development and distri- and, thanks to their high level of technicalbution of solution-oriented standard cases development, are the ideal solution for •Aesthetic design and user- friendly colour selectionand tuning knobs. comfort-oriented case users who are looking for something special. •Convincing ergonomicsThanks to our strategic dedication to quality •Outstanding qualityand innovation leadership, we offer our Our close and continuous cooperation with •Partnership right from the verycustomers all of the advantages required an experienced team of industrial designers beginningfor a successful future. allows us to combine aesthetics with a high level of usability.
ABOUT US CORPORATE CULTURE SUSTAINABILITY Factors of successOne important factor in our successful A healthy and worthwhile environment is We attach particular importance to the aspectcareer is the person. Farsighted thinking an asset in which we are all interested. of sustainability. The longand acting are the guarantors of our perfo- service lives of our productsrmance profile. Perfect teamwork gives rise Our engineers and designers attach are major contributingto quality and reliability in all respects. particular importance to the use of materials factors in ecological as well as economic terms. and substances which do not pollute ourThe working atmosphere is characterised living environment, i.e. water, soil and air,by attributes like creative, active, open, and which make easy recycling possible.honest, reliable and dynamic.
MINITEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe MINITEC cases convince their users •modern, flat stylingthanks to their mini-dimensions and maxi- •intermediate ring in different versions/colourbenefits. •also available in infra-red light-permeable PMMAWhether round your neck or round your wrist, plexiglassMINITEC cases are your loyal companions •2 different shapes ("D" andand are always within easy reach. They are "E") en 3 different sizes (S/M/L)so small and light that they also fit into anytrouser pocket.
SMART-CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe idea of giving greater expression to •curved shape, convincing by unsurpassed handinessergonomic requirements was the starting •with / without battery com-point of the development of the SMART- partment, in plexiglass,CASE. infrared-permeable •new: station for desk-topAnd so the design follows the touch sen- applicationssation of the human being, thus facilitating •4 case sizesnatural sequences of hand movements.
BLOB THE PRODUCT Your advantageInspired by the touch sensation, the design •Attractive, sophisticated product design for a perfect,is entirely geared to the needs of the user. secure grip. •Simple, intuitive use.Following the principles of “Universal •Gentle and at the sameDesign”, BLOB supports applications that time rugged.are flexible enough to meet the needs of a •3 BLOB types, "UNIT",large number of people with different hand "CONTROL" and "PANEL"sizes and grasping volumes.
SOFT-CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe first pocket size case with “wide-format” •user-friendly shape, ideal for miniaturised electronicdesign. From now on, larger displays can applicationsthus be accommodated in a user-friendly •intermediate ring for moresmall space. The case design makes it easy installation height, in TPE-not only to read off the display but also to version usable as a sealing ring and impact protectionoperate the unit. •intermediate ring also in PMMA, ABS off-white & lava or ABS chromed
DATEC-POCKET-BOX THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe pocket-sized DATEC-POCKET-BOX •ideal for cable-connected or battery-supportedrange offers a remarkable amount of remote controlstechnology in a minimum of space, as well •additional versions inas sturdy construction. plexiglass, infrared permeable •high protection class upThe sealings fitted in the upper and lower to IP 54 with sealingparts ensure greater protection against dust •3 case sizesand water entry.
DATEC-MOBIL-BOX THE PRODUCT Your advantageA series of cases tailored exactly to the field •with display window for commercial LCDs or withof mobile data collection has been developed closed top partunder the name DATEC-MOBIL-BOX. •plain area for interfaces •high protection class upThe cases combine robust functionality with to IP 65 when using the sealinga design that received an award from the iF kit(International Forum Design) in Hanover. •3 case sizes
DATEC-CONTROL THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe round form of the head of the DATEC- •easy to use with a small hand grip areaCONTROL range of enclosures allows the •installation of standardisedinstallation of larger displays with graphics LCDs possiblecapability. •in case of high power requirements, up to 5 AAParticular attention was also paid to the ergo- batteries can be usednomics of the new design. The cases are •4 case sizesthus very comfortable to hold and easy tooperate.
HAND-TERMINAL THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe HAND-TERMINAL is predestined for •robust cases made of impact resistant, especially handyelectronic components that require a robust •with closed operating area orhand-held enclosure. with frame cover for front panel insertTechnical refinements in the design of the •high protection class up to IPunit guarantee pleasant day-to-day work but 65 in conjunction with the sealing kitsalso allow a firm grip whenever necessary.
CARRYTEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageCARRYTEC is unique in offering a •mobile / desk-top / wall-mounted / rail-mounted /functional handle for many different tasks round tube / tripod / supportand situations, indoors and outdoors. arm •large surface area that is idealIn this way, CARRYTEC improves the for user interfacesmanageability of large-volume equipment and •secure storage on table stand and/or wall suspension elementsupports users in their everyday work.
ERGO-CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageA convex design to match the curves of •3 sizes S, M & L and each 2 heightsthe body is the characteristic feature of •good reading of displaythe ERGO-CASE range of cases. elements, handy operation •possibility of internalAs “bodycases” they for the first time make power supplyit possible for the user to wear the unit •big interface areacomfortably – whether on their arm, chest at the frontor waist.
SENSO-CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageSENSO-CASE is ideal for ergonomically •recessed control panel for membrane and siliconefavourable single-handed operation, and keyboards, pushbuttons andoffers many different possible applications. display modules •simultaneous operation usingSpecific measuring, controlling and signalling standard / recharge-able batteries and cable possibletasks as well as the recording of data using •with / without push-buttomopto-electronic components can be carriedout easily, quickly and reliably.
DIATEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe DIATEC is an attractive eyecatcher •available in 4 sizes; attractive, flat stylingin your direct living and working enviro- •large and plain operating area,nment. But this innovative range of cases hinged lid foralso offers many functional benefits. covering as accessory •recessed area forModern, flat enclosure design, ideal for interfacestable top and wall mounting applications. •easy wall mounting, easily accessible
SNAPTEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageOKW took a completely new approach in •top and bottom parts are assembled securely by a newthe development of SNAPTEC. snap-in-mechanism •available in 3 sizesInstead of a conventional screw connection, •quick disassemblyassembly is effected using innovative and by unlockingrational snap-in technique. The four openings •robust and sealedare only for unlocking the unit for service or up to IP 65adjustment work on the final product.
SMART-BOX THE PRODUCT Your advantageYour electronics cut a fine figure from the •high-quality material ABS (UL 94 V-0), flame-retardant andvery first moment with the SMART-BOX. self-extinguishing •available in 7 sizesRounded surfaces create a pleasantly •folded trims allow invisiblesmart appearance and underline the screw attachmentsimpressive qualities of the new range of •cover retention device alreadycases. They also offer plenty of technical included in the supplyadvantages.
ROBUST-BOX THE PRODUCT Your advantageConceived as a dual case system, the •12 different basic dim. with at least 2 heightsROBUST-BOX range offers a variety of •available in ABS andinstallation options. polycarbonate for some versionsBoth case shells are equipped with pre- •robust and sealedmoulded threads. You as the user can now up to IP 66decide whether the flat or the high part of •coding by coloured cover stripsthe case is to be used as the bottom part.
WALLTEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe robust range of wall mounted cases •available in 5 sizeswith freely accessible terminal compartment •alternatively available for front lid / front panel attachementfor easy component mounting and wiring. (accessory) •fastening pillars and guideThe cases with a transparent case cover grooves for vertical andhave an easy-to-operate closure system horizontal installation of printed circuit boardsensuring comfortable opening and closing. •up to protection class IP 65
INTERFACE-TERMINAL THE PRODUCT Your advantage The new INTERFACE-TERMINAL meets •operating panel in vertical or horizontal orientation all of the requirements of a modern man- •a lot of space for operating machine interface. Here the user himself elements, graphic displays / decides whether he would like to use the touch screens (6.4" - 10.4") and device as a mobile or as a stationary unit. electronic •ergonomically designed for operating and reading off Unique variety of applications: •3 sizes: S, M, L Mobile – desk-top – wall mounted
DATEC-TERMINAL THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe DATEC-TERMINAL cases are uniquely •standard case for the operational data recordingdesigned to meet the requirements of •ergonomic shapestationary operational data collection. •installation of standard plug-Functional design and a wide range of in/slide-in reader systemsaccessories encourage universal use in the •hidden wall mounting and plain areasfield of operational data collection, but alsoin all other classical areas typical of wallmounting and desktop cases.
COMTEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageModern, attractive, flat styling characterises •with operating area sloped by 10°, especially advan-tageousthe COMTEC family of cases. This makes during the opera-ting processdesktop units easy to operate, and appli- •big interface areas, idealcations on the wall – then rotated by 180° – for SubD-plug connectors orcan be optimally mounted for the user. similar •exquisite assembly tech-niqueThe new “Softline” design gives the cases a by only 2 screwshigh-quality appearance for housing equip-ment that needs to look good.
DESK CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe OKW DESK CASE range covers •available in 3 sizesmany different fields of application. Choose •ergonomically favourable shapea case that will fully meet your specific •raised open space, easyrequirements in terms of size and tilt of the to machinecontrol panel. •size 220 with high top part and front panelFront panel versions are available for the •Combi Desk Case additionallyinstallation of complete prefabricated with view topelectronics units.
UNITEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe new UNITEC range of cases is charac- •modern appearance, ideally suited for desk-terised by two operating panels with different top or wall mountinginclinations at right angles to each other. •generously dimensioned dialog fields with 72° / 18°Depending on the application, these can inclination, all-round graphic overlays may also be usedbe used for operating and/or reading-off (variations with recessed areapurposes, thus allowing simultaneous 0.6 mm)applications, for example a doctor face toface with a patient.
SHELL-TYPE CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe comprehensive SHELL-TYPE CASE •perfected case system for the universal userange is available in different sizes, heights •available in 4 sizes,and types. each in 3 heights •3 different case types:A high degree of rigidity and tight fitting V: open front, closed rearas a result of the tongue- and groove joint. O: front and rear open G: front and rear closed
MOTEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageGenerously dimensioned, comfortable control •available in 3 sizes, each in 3 heightsand interface panels distinguish the MOTEC •ergonomically slopeddesktop device from conventional systems. operating panel as accessory •also in flame retardant materialThanks to an innovative snap-in system, you UL94 V-0can minimise your assembly work and at the •also available with handlesame time improve the visual attractivenessof your products.
MEDITEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe MEDITEC family of cases is character- •3 sizes, variable in heightized by convincing design features. Mitred •high stability by screen- shaped ribbingcorners emphasise the modern case design •for Eurocards: single, doubleand technical refinement at the same time. and extended •with plastic front / rear panelsA clear form language allows universal appli- •slide-on trims in 2 colours andcation; distinctions can easily be implemen- 2 versionsted through layout or colour design.
TOPTEC THE PRODUCT Your advantageScrewing cases together is a thing of the •for table top and wall mounting applicationpast – TOPTEC makes it possible. The •available in 4 sizessnap-in system really is revolutionary, and 2 heightssince it does not only lead to savings in •detachable front ends,the assembly of cases. with / without ventilation slots alternativelyThe PCBs can be fitted on both sides with •simple wall-suspension element with lockinginterfaces that project beyond the actual mechanism for every sizewidth of the case.
FLAT–PACK CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageOKW FLAT-PACK CASES represent low- •available in 4 sizes and different heightspriced housings for your electronics. •fast, easy assembly of the circuit boardsThe bottom parts are open at the sides and •also with handle or ventilationare thus particularly useful for all installation slots optionallyand service work. Different sizes, heights and •version for front panelversions make functional and practical mounting in 3 sizesapplications possible.
ART-CASE THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe ART-CASE series of cases with the •ergonomically shaped case design; high-qualitybasic shapes “round”, “square”, “oval” and appearance“rectangular” sets new standards in design •3 different bases for differingand function. set-up and installation angles •with high and flat topDifferent versions of the bottom and top parts part (depending on case type)as well as of the base create interestingcombinations and geometrical arrangements– for first-class visual pleasure!
RAILTEC B THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe fast and simple locking capability •6 sizes following DIN 43880onto standardised rails complying with •transparent lid protecting display and operating elementsDIN EN 60 715 TH35 characterises the •possibilities for connec-RAILTEC B family of cases. ting terminals, PCB plug headers and front connectorsDifferent top parts make the case into aversatile and rational connection system.
RAILTEC C THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe comprehensive range of cases for •different connection options for commercialDIN rail mounting as well as for direct components such as:wall mounting. terminals, PCB plug headers, front connectorsAll types are extremely installation-friendly, •easy assembly through snap-for mounting components as well as for in installation of the case parts.connection work!
DIN-MODULAR CASE A THE PRODUCT Your advantage The DIN-MODULAR CASES TYPE A differ •available in 7 sizes and different lengths from conventional systems for mounting •case and front frame made of control panels complying with DIN IEC 61 one part 554 through simple, screwless assembly •easy and quick assembly of all case parts. of the individual parts •made of Noryl UL94 V-O, self- Fastening elements for the mounting of extinguishing and shock- resistant control panels are delivered together with the case.
DIN-MODULAR CASE B THE PRODUCT Your advantage The DIN-MODULAR CASE TYPE B is •available in 6 sizes, 3 different types available in three different designs. •rear with guide ridges for PCBs, also with Case made of glass-fibre reinforced slots for connectors Noryl with outstanding mechanical and •protection cover as accessory electrical properties, corresponding to makes protection class IP 53 possible UL-standard 94 V-1.
POTTING BOXES THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe comprehensive range of boxes for •made of polyamide 6.6: available in 15 sizes; versionspotting electronic assemblies. With special with / without reinforcement incost advantages for series-type production. the corners •made of ABS:Potted assemblies are protected from available in 6 sizesshock as well as temperature, dampnessand chemical influences.
STAR-KNOBS THE PRODUCT Your advantageOne could not have chosen a more suitable •two installation versions (surface-mounted or flush-name, for the STAR-KNOBS – like the stars fitting)in the sky – they represent the visual •ergonomic design: fingerhighlights of your equipment. recess (lid), knurls and inclined body (knob)The illumination guides the user to the central •collet fixture system (6 mm, 8 mm, 1/4")user interface and also gives impressive •two sizes (33 and 41 mm)emphasis to innovative equipment design.
TOP-KNOBS THE PRODUCT Your advantageOur TOP-KNOBS are incomparable in design •with lateral screw fixing for: 4 mm, 6 mm, 1/4"and are thus the ideal solution for all users and flattened axeslooking for that special something. •available in 5 sizes from 16-40 mm diameterBy selecting a marking element geared to •5 different and individuallythe application, you define the function of interchangeable marking elementsthe tuning knob and at the same time give •IF award 1996 decoratedyour equipment a modern, contemporaryappearance.
COM-KNOBS THE PRODUCT Your advantageOutstanding appearance is characteristic •with proven collet fixing (4.6 or 8 mm, 1/4")of the COM-KNOBS. Aesthetic design and •with / without marking elementa modern selection of colours in pastel "Peak"tones give the appliances a high-quality •covers 40 / 50 mm alsoappearance. with finger grip available •available in 6 sizes (diameterDifferent sizes and combinations also provide 16 - 50 mm)a wide selection of attractive tuning knobswith the tried and tested collet fixture system.
COMBINATION KNOBS THE PRODUCT Your advantage The name COMBINATION KNOBS stands •with collets for round shaft ends corresponding for an exceedingly functional range of rotary to DIN 41591 buttons with a reliable collet fixture system. •8 sizes ranging from 10 – 50 mm diameter They offer a versatile range of possible available applications as round knobs, wing knobs and •as round / wing or spindle-shaped knob, spindle-shaped knobs with a large selection with / without indicator of accessories. line
TUNING KNOBS THE PRODUCT Your advantageThe TUNING KNOB range covers many •proven tuning knobs for electromechanicaldifferent fields of application. rotary potentiometers •with lateral screw fixingChoose the TUNING KNOB whose size and •different versionsdesign meets your own special requirements.Thanks to the large selection of types, youhave the opportunity of giving your appli-ances their own individual “face”.
SLIDE CONTROL KNOBS THE PRODUCT Your advantage OKW SLIDE CONTROL KNOBS are •proven knobs for slide potentiometer ideal for the use of electro-mechanical components with slide resistors. •for mounting onto two different potentiometers Here they offer optimum adjustment options for the user and a particularly •different versions attractive appearance.
INDIVIDUAL MODIFICATIONSWe can offer you a large numberof services as well as the technicalcompetence for an all-in solution.Individuality has many facets and faces.
COMPREHENSIVE RANGE OF SERVICES MODIFIED STANDARD TAILOR-MADE CUSTOMER DESIGN Your competent partnerLook at our comprehensive standard range And what if your requirements go beyond our One supplier with a globaland select the case that matches your product standard services? No problem. 35 years of logistics system for the com-ideas, your components and the needs of your experience in the development of cases are plete electronic packaging module. All you have to do iscustomer best. only waiting to help you realise your own to install the electronics in individual solution. the case.In the next step you merely have to tell us what We have detailed productyou still need for your own very personal product. From development to series-type production, information and CAD drawingsTogether with you we choose the necessary we can offer the solution you need, for any in 2D and 3D format for yourmodifications from our wide range of services quantity. ideas, ready to download.- ideal in terms of price, quality and deliverytime - to meet your specific requirements.
SPECIAL MATERIALS INDIVIDUAL PRODUCTION New materials In case of special properties of the parts •Bioplastic – from renewable raw materials like chemical resistance, flame-resistance •Antimicrobial plastic for sterile or colouring, we also manufacture the plastic surfaces – permanent cases in different materials and colours. protection against bacteria, viruses and fungi •Individual production, from 1 pc.
PROTECTION FROM RADIATION EMC Shielding effect The vapour-plating system at OKW has The aluminium coating is been specially adapted to meet EMC require- applied in a vacuum and, with a thickness starting ments. The ALVACOAT® method is ideally from approx. 2.5 μm, suited to shielding electronic equipment guarantees good adhesion against radiation from outside as well as and a shielding effect of < 30-40 dB in the from increased internal emission noise. frequency range from 30 to 1,000 MHz. The control of the thickness of the coating makes it possible to meet individual require- ments. Coating of other materials on request.
THE RIGHT RECESSES MECHANICAL PROCESSING ServicesWe can fulfil your processing wishes •Drillingquickly and cheaply. •Tapping •ThreadingState-of-the art machines guarantee •Millinghigh and uniform quality. •PunchingPrototypes are available within 24 hours.
GREAT-LOOKING EFFECTS SURFACE FINISHING Services Do you want your enclosure to have a •Standard colours, special colour or an unusual surface finish? from matt to glossy No problem! •Metallic colours •Soft-Touch We can paint it at a reasonable price with •ESD paint high-grade, UV-resistant 2-component paints. •Water transfer printing •Antibacterial paint Short preparation/processing times, since all paints are produced using our own paint mixing plant.
INDIVIDUAL PRINTING SILK-SCREEN/TAMPO PRINTING Printing inks Depending on the required printed image and Colour definition according to sample, range of dyes, RAL, the enclosure type, we choose the most Pantone or NCS possible. suitable printing process together with you. A special feature: all-round printing, printing of foils e.g.
PRINTING IN PHOTO QUALITY DIGITAL PRINTING Printing directly on the case The digital printing process (photo quality) allows different design versions without big Digital printing directly on the case also makes a great expenses. impression. We can print ABS surfaces with differences in Decorative foils or sales packaging can be heigh of up to 2.5 mm – printed even for just 1 unit for lettering and for straight, convex and also concave. To protect the printed adding colour. image, the surface is painted over with clear lacquer. Special features: consecutive numbering, barcodes or price specifications.
KEYPAD TO CI STANDARD MEMBRANE KEYBOARD Technology Use our potential for the production of your •Keyboard Design membrane keyboards as well. without metal dome •Keyboard Design with tactile feedback using Through our cooperation with powerful metal domes partners, we are in a position to offer you •Also with integrated a complete range, e.g. for remote controls, LEDs machine control systems, medical equip- ment (disinfected applications), electrical household appliances and peripheral equipment etc.
FU L L A S S E M B L Y O F T H E D E V I C E ASSEMBLY Services We will carry out mounting and assembling to If required we can support complete your device e.g. mounting of cable you in the development of the parts and components, glands and display windows, supply and and will help you plan mounting of threaded bushes or bolts, con- suitable installation. ductive gaskets, battery clips, membrane keyboards or decorative foils e.g. Of course, you can also provide us with your own components or keyboards for the assembly process.
YOUR IDEAS AND VISIONS REALISED BY US TAILOR-MADE INDIVIDUALITY TAILORED SOLUTIONS TechnologiesWe are pleased to pass on to you our years Through the combination with standard parts, you •Prototypingof experience in the development and manu- benefit from the attractive relationship between •Vacuum castingfacture of plastic cases, for all the requirements investment and use. From development to series- •Milling and bendingto be met by a case which cannot always be type production, we can offer you the solution you technologyimplemented in one standard product. You need, for any quantity. and milling technologyshould therefore make use of our potentialfor your individual case. •Thermoforming – deep drawing technology
CUSTOMER DESIGN CONCEPT & DEVELOPMENT IMPLEMENTATION TechnologiesOn the basis of your requirements profile, we After the design has been approved, we •Tool inserts forcan work out a conceptual solution to meet implement the concept by creating the moulds, standard casesyour product requirements. tool inserts and equipment. •Tool inserts in basic moulds for customer designs PROTOTYPING SERIES-TYPE PRODUCTION •Small series toolsBefore implementing an individual case solution, For the series-type production of your individual •Complete toolswe offer you the opportunity to create a prototype. case solution, modern machine facilities areWe can produce your prototype fast and cost- available.effective on our own 3-D-printer.
SOLUTIONSWe have gained comprehensiveapplication know-how through yearsof cooperation with partners from manydifferent markets.OKW Gehäusesysteme is at home inall countries and fields of applicationthroughout the world.