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. 192-0750
BrandRS PRO
$11.14
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- - 32 x 22 x 17.2mm - IP52 17.2 mm 32 mm 22 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 192-0755
BrandRS PRO
$2.85
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- - 52 x 46 x 26mm - IP54 26 mm 46 mm 52 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 192-0752
BrandRS PRO
$2.71
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- - 45.9 x 35.2 x 22mm - IP52 22 mm 45.9 mm 35.2 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 192-0749
BrandRS PRO
$10.16
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- - 22.1 x 22.2 x 16.5mm - IP52 16.5 mm 22.1 mm 22.2 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 192-0751
BrandRS PRO
$2.64
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- - 46 x 22 x 22.5mm - IP52 22.5 mm 46 mm 22 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 192-0748
BrandRS PRO
$10.16
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- - 20 x 16.3 x 14.6mm - IP52 14.6 mm 20 mm 16.3 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 192-0754
BrandRS PRO
$2.71
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- - 41.8 x 41.8 x 21.5mm - IP52 21.5 mm 41.8 mm 41.8 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 508-986
Mfr. Part No.RTM106-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$4.331
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- ABS 100 x 60 x 25mm 1.5mm - 25 mm 100 mm 60 mm +94°C -20°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 225-0112
Mfr. Part No.RX2008/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$5.60
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Yes ABS 54 x 38 x 23mm 1.8mm - 23 mm 54 mm 38 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 225-0061
Mfr. Part No.RX2005/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$3.472
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Yes ABS 34 x 24 x 16mm 1.8mm - 16 mm 34 mm 24 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 457-4319
Mfr. Part No.RX2KL07/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$4.282
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Yes ABS 67 x 32 x 20mm 1.8mm - 20 mm 67 mm 32 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 314-5213
Mfr. Part No.RX2009/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$3.908
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Yes ABS 64 x 44 x 25mm 1.8mm - 25 mm 64 mm 44 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 104-1822
Mfr. Part No.AS052813
BrandOKW
$7.02
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- Thermoplastic 45 x 30 x 25mm 1mm - 25 mm 45 mm 30 mm - - - - - Black
RS Stock No. 225-0083
Mfr. Part No.RX2006/S-FIVES
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$3.416
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Yes ABS 40 x 28 x 18mm 1.8mm - 18 mm 40 mm 28 mm +94°C -20°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 314-5229
Mfr. Part No.RX2010/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$4.074
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Yes ABS 74 x 50 x 28mm 1.8mm - 28 mm 74 mm 50 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 509-024
Mfr. Part No.RTM102-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$2.194
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- ABS 30 x 20 x 15mm 1mm - 15 mm 30 mm 20 mm +94°C -20°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 457-4274
Mfr. Part No.RX2KL04/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$2.558
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Yes ABS 42 x 21 x 15mm 1.8mm - 15 mm 42 mm 21 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 457-4296
Mfr. Part No.RX2KL05/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$2.784
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Yes ABS 49 x 24 x 16mm 1.8mm - 16 mm 49 mm 24 mm +60°C -10°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 457-4325
Mfr. Part No.RTM103-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$2.434
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- ABS 40 x 35 x 20mm 1mm - 20 mm 40 mm 35 mm +94°C -20°C - - - Black
RS Stock No. 508-992
Mfr. Part No.RTM105-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
$3.79
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- ABS 75 x 50 x 35mm 1mm - 35 mm 75 mm 50 mm +94°C -20°C - - - Black
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