Potting Boxes

Potting boxes are moulds used to house an electronic assembly along with an insulating material, which then protects the assembly from shocks and vibrations. Examples of components that might be protected this way are sensors, LED lights and capacitors. Potting is the process of filling the electronic assembly with a gelatinous substance, which then hardens to fit the mould it is placed in.

How do potting boxes work?

The electronic assembly is placed in the potting box, or mould, which is then filled with the chosen insulating material. This gelatinous substance then hardens and sets around the electronic assembly. Not only does this prevent against vibrations and shocks, it also prevents the electronic assembly from being damaged by moisture or other corrosive agents.

Types of potting boxes

Potting boxes generally vary by size and shape, depending on the dimensions of the electrical assembly that you want to house in them. The material used to fill the potting box can also differ. Usually silicone rubber gels are used, but thermosetting plastics are also an option.


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RS Stock No. 192-0748
BrandRS PRO
MYR29.15
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- - 20 x 16.3 x 14.6mm - Black IP52 14.6 mm 20 mm 16.3 mm - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 192-0751
BrandRS PRO
MYR31.00
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- - 46 x 22 x 22.5mm - Black IP52 22.5 mm 46 mm 22 mm - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 192-0755
BrandRS PRO
MYR37.49
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- - 52 x 46 x 26mm - Black IP54 26 mm 46 mm 52 mm - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 192-0752
BrandRS PRO
MYR34.40
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- - 45.9 x 35.2 x 22mm - Black IP52 22 mm 45.9 mm 35.2 mm - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 192-0750
BrandRS PRO
MYR31.93
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- - 32 x 22 x 17.2mm - Black IP52 17.2 mm 32 mm 22 mm - - - - -
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RS Stock No. 192-0749
BrandRS PRO
MYR29.15
Each
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- - 22.1 x 22.2 x 16.5mm - Black IP52 16.5 mm 22.1 mm 22.2 mm - - - - -
New
RS Stock No. 192-0754
BrandRS PRO
MYR35.02
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- - 41.8 x 41.8 x 21.5mm - Black IP52 21.5 mm 41.8 mm 41.8 mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 508-986
Mfr. Part No.RTM106-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR8.30
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- ABS 100 x 60 x 25mm 1.5mm Black - 25 mm 100 mm 60 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4353
Mfr. Part No.RTM109-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR2.901
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- ABS 11 x 11 x 9mm 0.5mm Black - 9 mm 11 mm 11 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 314-5229
Mfr. Part No.RX2010/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR9.73
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Yes ABS 74 x 50 x 28mm 1.8mm Black - 28 mm 74 mm 50 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4274
Mfr. Part No.RX2KL04/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR6.708
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Yes ABS 42 x 21 x 15mm 1.8mm Black - 15 mm 42 mm 21 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
RS Stock No. 509-024
Mfr. Part No.RTM102-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR3.37
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- ABS 30 x 20 x 15mm 1mm Black - 15 mm 30 mm 20 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 314-5213
Mfr. Part No.RX2009/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR11.048
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Yes ABS 64 x 44 x 25mm 1.8mm Black - 25 mm 64 mm 44 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
RS Stock No. 509-002
Mfr. Part No.RTM108-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR6.053
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- ABS 50 x 50 x 30mm 1mm Black - 30 mm 50 mm 50 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 104-1787
Mfr. Part No.AS052810
BrandOKW
MYR14.28
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- Thermoplastic 30 x 20 x 15mm 0.8mm Black - 15 mm 30 mm 20 mm - - - - -
RS Stock No. 225-0083
Mfr. Part No.RX2006/S-FIVES
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR8.628
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Yes ABS 40 x 28 x 18mm 1.8mm Black - 18 mm 40 mm 28 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4325
Mfr. Part No.RTM103-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR5.432
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- ABS 40 x 35 x 20mm 1mm Black - 20 mm 40 mm 35 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4296
Mfr. Part No.RX2KL05/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR6.012
Each (In a Pack of 5)
units
Yes ABS 49 x 24 x 16mm 1.8mm Black - 16 mm 49 mm 24 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4319
Mfr. Part No.RX2KL07/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR9.88
Each (In a Pack of 5)
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Yes ABS 67 x 32 x 20mm 1.8mm Black - 20 mm 67 mm 32 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4331
Mfr. Part No.RTM104-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
MYR5.458
Each (In a Pack of 10)
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- ABS 50 x 40 x 30mm 1mm Black - 30 mm 50 mm 40 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
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