Circuit Board Extractor removes XTCA modules.

Press Release Summary:

Featuring ergonomic design with injection-molded nylon handle, stainless steel hook, and key ring, XTractor removes AMC modules from MicroTCA chassis or AMC carriers, facilitating in-house board testing, field service replacement, and debugging situations. Device can be customized with corporate logos, labeling, and colors.

Original Press Release:

XTech Introduces Unique XTractor for Removing XTCA Modules

XTech today announced the XTractor, a handy, ergonomic device for easily removing AMC modules from MicroTCA chassis or AMC carriers.

"Many factors can complicate the removal of modules - cabling, the close proximity to other boards, and small surface areas," says Laurie Burger, XTech Chief Marketing Officer. "The XTractor offers an easier grasp for facilitating in-house board testing, field service replacement and debugging situations."

The XTech XTractor uses an ergonomic design with an injection-molded nylon handle, a stainless steel hook and key ring. It can also be customized with corporate logos, labeling and colors.

The XTractor is featured in an XTCast video blog, "XTech and XTCA Outside the Lines," at

About XTech

Headquartered in Randolph, Massachusetts with offices worldwide, including a new manufacturing facility in Xiamen, China, XTech (also known as Extrusion Technology) is an innovative and leading manufacturer of mechanical solutions for circuit board mounting systems. XTech enclosures and front panels are used widely throughout the telecommunications, military, GPS, and electronics industries. XTech clients include Alcatel-Lucent, Ciena, Cisco, Juniper Networks, Motorola, and others. Founded in 1945, XTech is privately held.

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