Solder-Side Covers are offered in solid or perforated options.

Press Release Summary:

Solder-Side Covers are designed for 3U and 6U Eurocard PCBs. Units can be mounted on OpenVPX, CompactPCI, and VME/64x boards. Covers are offered in 3U x 160 mm and 6U x 160 mm standard sizes and also available for 80 mm Rear Transition Modules (RTMs) and 220 mm boards. Units with 0.5 mm and 0.3 mm versions can withstand temperatures of up to 120°C and 65°C respectively.

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Pixus Offers New Protective Covers for PCBs

Pixus Technologies, a provider of embedded computing and enclosure solutions, now offers protective solder-side covers for 3U and 6U Eurocard PCBs. The covers come in version that mount to OpenVPX, CompactPCI, and VME/64x boards.

The Pixus PCB covers mount to Eurocard-based boards and provide mechanical protection of the component side of the modules during storage and transportation. The attachment holes are per the respective OpenVPX, CompactPCI, and VME/64x specifications. The covers come in solid or perforated options.

Standard sizes are 3U x 160mm and 6U x 160mm. There are also sizes for 80mm Rear Transition Modules (RTMs) and 220mm boards available upon request. The .3mm anti-static PCB covers can withstand up to 65 °C standard. Specialty .5mm versions are rated up to 120 °C.

Pixus offers other board-level components such as ejector handles, front panel faceplates, micro-switches, PCB holders, and more. The company also has a full line of embedded system platforms in various architectures, backplanes, instrumentation cases, and subrack components.

About Pixus Technologies

Leveraging over 20 years of innovative standard products, the Pixus team is comprised of industry experts in electronics packaging. Founded in 2009 by senior management from Kaparel Corporation, a Rittal company, Pixus Technologies' embedded backplanes and systems are focused primarily on ATCA, OpenVPX, MicroTCA, and custom designs. Pixus also has an extensive offering of VME-based and cPCI-based solutions. In May 2011, Pixus Technologies became the sole authorized North and South American supplier of the electronic packaging products previously offered by Kaparel Corporation and Rittal.


Justin Moll

Pixus Technologies


Phone: 519-885-5775

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