Elma Electronic UK Rugged COTS Enclosures and Embedded Computing Products

Elma Electronic UK is a leading manufacturer of products suited to use within COTS and custom rugged mil-spec embedded computing applications. VITA, PICMG and custom solutions based around our 19in components, backplanes, chassis enclosures, embedded board level and storage products coupled with 51 years of engineering and manufacturing knowledge of products for use within commercial and harsh environment applications, makes us the solution partner of choice for many tier one and tier two defence-related companies.

VME, CPCI, VPX and custom rugged 19in chassis

Based on proven, successfully deployed designs, our range of 19in chassis provide a safe environment for 3U and 6U processors and associated computing boards. Standard COTS products sit alongside tailored custom solutions meaning that we can offer the most suitable solution for each and every rugged application. From 1U through to 14U and above, our extrusion and/or ‘crush-folded’ designs allow us to adapt to the needs of the programme.

In addition to the chassis itself, the core technology including the backplane is typically an Elma designed and manufactured key component. Our standard and custom backplanes are manufactured in the UK, Germany and the US, and cover standard architectures including VPX, VME, VME64X, VXS and CPCI.

In addition, 75% of our global backplane sales are derived from standard products tailored to meet the application requirements. Customisation capabilities include: routing of I/O signals to header connectors for discrete wiring, flexi-rigid and interface board I/O solutions, power interface connectors & conformal coating

Customised ATRs and Small Form Factor (SFF) Chassis

Elma UK is the global leader in the design, manufacture and support of ARINC 404, 600 and custom-sized air transport racks (ATR) and small form factor (SFF) chassis. Whether the application dictates convection, conduction or liquid cooling to protect the critical components housed within the enclosure, Elma has many years of experience of providing ATR and more recently SFF solutions which have been successfully deployed in harsh and extreme applications. This experience has given us the knowledge and expertise to manage the demands of each and every application and balance the environmental, performance and commercial needs associated with the programme.

Embedded integrated computing products

The systems division of Elma supplies the widest range of commercial, COTS and rugged electronics packaging as well as a full complement of embedded computing products and services for an extensive variety of applications.

With the acquisition of ACT/Technico in January 2009, Elma became a leading supplier of open-standards embedded boards and integrated sub-systems based mainly on the VITA and PICMG standard architectures. Elma’s embedded computing products and services, including single-board computers, mass storage, RAID, I/O and networking solutions, RTOS, Linux/Windows and device drivers continue to hold a leading position in the global defence market.

Rugged Cabinets

Elma’s range of machined and fabricated cabinets have been tested, approved and successfully deployed with defence organisations around the world. Designed to meet the requirements of Mil-Std 810F, 910D and Def-Std 59-411 our products are currently in service on platforms including: UK Royal Navy Type 23, Astute and Trafalgar class sub-marines, Australian AWD and Turkish Milgem class to name just a few.

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Elma Releases New VPX Technical Guide

Elma Electronic is the leader in VITA 46/65 VPX and OpenVPX products. Our experts developed the industry's first VPX backplane and proposed the first VME pinouts to the VITA 46 subcommittee.

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Small Form Factor ATR

Elma Electronic UK has designed a small form factor, lightweight ½ ATR chassis for use in harsh environments.

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Fraser Road

Bedford

Priory Business Park

MK44 3BF

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+ 44 1234 836 650 +44 1234 838 822 www.elma.com

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Elma Electronic Design Supply Module for Harsh Environment Use

Elma Electronic UK have designed a conduction cooled power supply module to meet the requirements of VITA 62 for use in harsh environments for 28V DC input.

13 July 2017

Embedded Storage Solutions

Elma Electronic offers one of the broadest selections of storage solutions in the embedded computing industry.

6 July 2017

ATR COTS Platform

Derived from successfully deployed ground mobile and fixed-wing fast jet and UAV applications, Elma Electronic's aluminium ½ ATR to ARINC 404A is ideally suited to the exacting demands of Open VPX.

22 June 2017

Integrated Rack Level Systems

Elma delivers more than cabinets integrated for your application.

14 June 2017

Small Form Factor ATR

Elma Electronic UK has designed a small form factor, lightweight ½ ATR chassis for use in harsh environments.

8 June 2017

2U and 4U Ruggedised Servers

Elma's rugged industrial rack-mount PC platforms offer a ready foundation to configure your high-speed computing solution in a chassis built for tough

7 June 2017

S50E-1 Rugged Cisco 5915 Router

The rugged design of the S50E-1 brings Cisco's 5915 Embedded Services Router and it's Cisco certified mobile internet protocol (IP) routing protocols to the network edge or wherever you need it, in a surplus with a purpose (SWaP) optimised chassis.

1 June 2017

Conduction Cooled AC Input Power Supply Module to VITA 62

Elma Electronic UK have designed a conduction cooled power supply module to meet the requirements of VITA 62 for use in harsh environments with an AC input supply.

24 May 2017

DVD 2016 Between 7-8 September at Millbrook

DVD is a key event for all those involved in UK land forces equipment and support.

29 August 2016

Rugged Machined and Fabricated Cabinets

Elma's range of machined and fabricated cabinets for rugged applications has been tested, approved and successfully deployed with defence organisations around the world.

14 June 2015

Press Release

13 March 2017

Elma Electronic is the leader in VITA 46/65 VPX and OpenVPX products. Our experts developed the industry's first VPX backplane and proposed the first VME pinouts to the VITA 46 subcommittee.

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12 February 2017

Elma Electronic will be attending this year's DSEI show at the Excel Centre, London, between 12-15 September.

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16 January 2017

Optima Stantron has expanded its line of rugged MIL-SPEC, weld-free cabinets. With a bolted construction, the MB Series is designed for use in environments where welded joints may be considered a potential risk of failure, such as high shock and vibration or humidity.

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29 November 2016

Offers integration of mixed payload modules typically used by the DOD.

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1 September 2015

Elma Electronic now offers the StorSys-3000, an exceptionally high-capacity network attached storage (NAS) mission system that withstands harsh, rugged environments for use in IP-based military and defence applications.

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4 August 2015

In order to meet the growing demand for network connectivity, Elma will launch its new line of ruggedised routers and switches at DSEI in London, which is being held between 15-18 September.

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4 June 2015

In order to meet the growing demand for network connectivity, Elma Electronics will unveil its new line of ruggedised routers and switches at the Le Bourget Paris Air Show.

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21 May 2015

Elma Electronic UK has announced it will be exhibiting at the Defence and Security Equipment International exhibition (DSEI) 2015.

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20 May 2015

Elma Electronic UK has that the company has successfully achieved the SC21 Bronze award for their UK production facility.

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4 June 2014

Elma Electronic UK will be exhibiting its latest range of products at the 2014 DVD Exhibition on 25 - 26 June in Millbrook, UK.

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23 July 2013

Global electronic systems manufacturer Elma Electronic UK has designed a conduction-cooled power supply module to meet the requirements of VITA 62 for use in harsh environments for 28V DC input.

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13 June 2013

Elma Electronic has released a free white paper on its range of embedded storage products, which address a wide range of data storage and retrieval needs in military and industrial applications.

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10 June 2013

Elma Electronic UK has released a free white paper on its range of machined and fabricated cabinets for rugged applications.

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6 June 2013

Elma Electronic UK, a leading manufacturer of rugged COTS enclosures and embedded computing products, has released two white papers on the Army-Technology website.

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Elma Electronic UK

Solutions House

Fraser Road

Bedford

Priory Business Park

MK44 3BF

Other

United Kingdom

+ 44 1234 836 650 +44 1234 838 822 www.elma.com

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