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ROLEC: New aluDOOR Industrial Electronic Enclosures

October 25, 2022

New aluDOOR (IP 66, IP 67, IP 69K) has built on ROLEC’s previous design successes and taken diecast aluminum industrial enclosures to the next level. At the heart of this evolution are important design details that stand out as crucial differentiators.

Like ROLEC’s other diecast aluminum enclosures, aluDOOR is designed to go anywhere – on walls, machines, bulkheads – to suit a broad spectrum of industrial electronics applications. But this versatility hasn’t diluted the design ethos. Quite the opposite: it has reinforced it.

Advanced aluDOOR is ideal for applications as diverse as factory automation, sensors and detection, ship technology, railway systems, machine control, robotics and flow metering. All these can be challenging environments so aluDOOR’s ‘lid closed’ installation protects the electronics and the seal (a continuous foamed-in polyurethane gasket that provides superior ingress protection because it has no join). Yes, there are other ROLEC housings that offer ‘lid closed’ installation. But aluDOOR is the future, not least because of its new hinge design.


Advanced aluDOOR’s key feature is its new stronger hinges. Many of ROLEC’s existing models, such as the premium aluCASE, already feature either:

  •    –   plastic lid retaining straps – mounted internally to protect them and to enhance the aesthetics
  •    –   external hinges, which offer a stronger solution.

In fact, aluCASE offers both options. But aluDOOR features a completely new concealed hinge design which encompasses the benefits of both: all the strength of a metal hinge, with all the smart aesthetics of a small, compact retaining strap.

These hinges allow the recessed (or unrecessed) lid to open 100° for easier access. All the lid screws and threaded inserts are A2 stainless steel for added protection against corrosion. Fitting the lid is quick and easy. The lid with integrated hinge pin is pushed into place then secured with two tamperproof Torx T25 (M5) screws. Once closed, the lid is then locked down with two more T25 screws. All the lid and mounting screws are concealed beneath smart extruded aluminum trims.


It doesn’t take much customization to transform a standard aluDOOR enclosure into the perfect housing for your industrial electronics. The finished enclosures can go from your Goods In directly to your production line.


Ordering fully customized versions of new aluDOOR (and any other ROLEC enclosures) is quick and easy. And all customization is done in-house so ROLEC is fully accountable for the high and consistent quality of your enclosures from start to finish.

Customization services include CNC machining, engraving, laser processing, display windows, digital printing of legends, logos and graphics, and assembly/installation of accessories.



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