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November 2022

MINI-DATA-BOX – reliable connectivity

The new MINI-DATA-BOX is ideal for miniaturised electronic components, sensors and radio technology indoors and outdoors. It will convince you with its compact sizes and attention to detail.

The enclosure range is available in the basic shapes S (Square) and E (Edge) with and without flanges for external wall mounting or for easy installation of the units on rails, profiles or masts. Designer corners play gently with the light on the surface and lend the enclosures a new lightness - an aesthetic eye-catcher in the direct environment of the living and working world. Discover the potential of the MINI-DATA-BOX for your application and for a perfect network!

MINI-DATA-BOX

November 2022

Soft-Touch finish in transparent

The Soft-Touch lacquer is now also available in transparent. In this way, the enclosures and tuning knobs can be haptically enhanced in the standard colours. The transparent finish is also suitable for products in an individual choice of colour, e.g. your company colour.

This gives your products a feel as soft as velvet, ensuring the pleasantly reliable operation of handheld instruments. We will be pleased to advise you on the technical options available.

Lacquering >>

November 2022

Cable glands with integrated pressure compensation

For protection against condensation in hermetically sealed electrical and electronic enclosures in the event of temperature and pressure fluctuations, cable glands with integrated pressure compensation elements for constant ventilation are now available as accessories. This may save you the need to install an additional pressure compensation element to adjust the internal pressure in the relevant applications.
Sizes: M12x1.5 / M16x1.5 / M20x1.5 in light grey and black. Protection class up to IP68 is possible.

Cable glands with pressure compensation >>

November 2022

Cable glands and grommets in black

New in the accessories range are various types of cable glands and cable grommets in the standard colour black.
These are ideal for universal use – wherever cables and wires have to be reliably installed in enclosures, e.g. in plant and machine construction, automation and electrical engineering, etc. The colour black is predestined for the combination of enclosures and cable connections in dark colours.

Cable glands and grommets >>

September 2022

Trade fair autumn – OKW at the "all about automation" in Chemnitz

"The heart of Saxon mechanical engineering beats in Chemnitz – and it beats particularly loudly when "all about automation" is the guest at Messe Chemnitz," say the organisers of the regional industry exhibition.
OKW Gehäusesysteme presented a wide range of enclosures and tuning knobs for industrial automation on 28th and 29th September. These included enclosure solutions and operating elements for industrial communication in the smart factory, in safety engineering, for professional HMI applications for machine operation and much more.
"We are very satisfied with the progress we made at the fair and the meetings we had with customers at our stand. Regional industrial fairs are important for us. Personal contact and the live experience are always something special", says Michael Reimold, Deputy Sales and Marketing Manager at OKW Gehäusesysteme.

The season continues in November with the major trade fairs SPS in Nuremberg, electronica in Munich and Compamed in Düsseldorf. We look forward to welcoming you!

Trade fair calendar >>

August 2022

OKW INCREASES TURNOVER TO 17.9 MILLION EUROS

We are proud to report that we have been able to increase our sales turnover from € 16 million in the last financial year to € 17.9 million in the year 2021/22. We would like to take this opportunity to thank our employees, customers and suppliers.

(Photo: from right to left the picture shows our management: Dipl.-Betriebswirtin (BA) Yvonne Ellwanger and Dipl.-Ing. Christoph Schneider)

July 2022

ALWAYS AT YOUR SERVICE!

We are available for you throughout the summer season!

Our service-center is closed for maintenance from 8th August to 12th August 2022. Please dispose your needs in due time!

July 2022

A review of our open day

This year, 9th July was a very special day for us: after a longer break, we were able to continue our "moments inside" series of events, this time as an open day. Using the concept of "A look behind the scenes", we wanted to offer all interested parties the opportunity to get to know the Turtle family better.

The central idea of this day, "Come in, find out and feel good", became reality – the 200 or so visitors got a deeper insight into everyday life in the company, and were able to get a comprehensive picture of all of OKW's fields of activity and what training opportunities are available at OKW. Of course, many were also interested to see what the completely renovated administration building, which OKW moved into at the end of 2019, now looks like from the inside. In a relaxed atmosphere, visitors were able to spend some interesting hours in perfect weather on our premises "Im Krötenteich 2b". Managing Director Christoph Schneider was also very satisfied at the end of the day: "moments inside" is a very special series of events for us. We are very pleased that we were able to revive this series again with this open day and that it went down so well."

July 2022

Attach EASYTEC using magnets

Depending on the application, EASYTEC enclosures can also be easily attached to suitable magnetic surfaces with two magnets, e.g. to machines, objects to be measured, switchgear etc. made of steel.

To do this, fit commercially available standard magnets with male threads, to suit the required holding force and ambient conditions, directly on the flange of the enclosure. To protect surfaces from scratches and to prevent the enclosures from slipping, rubber-coated magnets are ideal.

The use of magnets allows easy installation without the need to drill holes! In addition, users have more flexibility in the use of their equipment, e.g. as data loggers, analysis systems, etc.

 

EASYTEC

July 2022

OKW at embedded world in Nuremberg

OKW Gehäusesysteme participated in the embedded world trade fair in Nuremberg from 21st to 23rd June 2022. With 720 exhibitors from more than 39 countries and 18,000 visitors, the fair was very well attended. The event focused on the latest trends in embedded technologies, from components, modules and complete systems through operating systems and software, hardware and software tools to comprehensive services.

The OKW portfolio includes high-quality plastic and aluminium enclosures as well as operating elements for intelligent communication between networked systems. The enclosures are characterised by generously dimensioned interface surfaces for connecting peripheral components and a high level of flexibility. These factors help to create embedded solutions for digital transformation that offer effective interaction in data acquisition, processing and transmission. Each enclosure range is uniquely designed for different disciplines, and the tuning knobs ensure precise control and regulation.

"The main focus of our visitors was on display enclosures as wall-mounted and table-top versions, as well as enclosures for modern sensor applications. We are very satisfied and will therefore be back again next year", said Michael Reimold, deputy Sales and Marketing Manager at OKW Gehäusesysteme.

Examples of applications >>