This term describes a group of custom modifications including
special sizes, machining, self-clinching inserts, graphics,
overlays and special colors that allow a MicroPak enclosure to take on a
personality that is all yours. And Lansing is uniquely
qualified to do it for you. Our experienced production staff
can provide the customizing details you need and deliver
quality results at a reasonable cost. Scroll down to learn
more about Level 1 Customization.
Your application may benefit from
even more extensive customization - optimized extrusions,
custom-molded parts, special end configurations and
even non-standard designs. While these changes are
generally economical only at larger quantities, they can
address needs for integrating special details to provide
functionality or to reduce cost. Use the link at the left to
learn more about Level 2 Customization.
Level 1 Customization: Special
The length dimension (front to back) of any
MicroPak enclosure is easily varied. When the length you require is greater than
a standard length, it is recommended that you limit the C Style to 15"
(385mm) and the D and E Styles to 24" (610mm). When the length you require
is shorter than the standard length, material savings can offset setup
costs in quantities as small as 10-25 pieces.
Changes to height and width are
Level 2 modifications. While they can entail significant tooling costs, they
often become practical in quantities approaching 10,000 pieces. The customer has
the choice of preserving the standard MicroPak styling or altering the design details.
Cutouts of virtually any shape
Captive nuts, standoffs or studs
Round or D-Shaped, Plain, Countersunk or Counterbored
Installing your electronics in an enclosure
requires the addition of mechanical features. Whether those
features require machining holes in panels or the installation of self-clinching
inserts , Lansing is equipped and
organized to do the work in a timely fashion and at
a reasonable price.
Lansing has dedicated drilling,
milling, and punching equipment capable of producing
that range from simple round holes to the most complex shapes. We can machine virtually
any detail in any part. And when required, we can complete this
phase by installing PEM brand self-clinching inserts where
you need them.
Usually machining is done before metal
finishing. This means the parts will have a uniform finish on
all surfaces. Importantly, you receive the net
quantity you have ordered without having to be concerned about, or
allowing for, parts lost in production setup and
Remember that we have more than one way to customize most parts.
We can look at your machining requirements and quantities,
and offer you an effective solution - not just any solution.
Finishes, Colors, and Materials
Available in one or more colors
Meet company standards
Satisfy shielding requirements
Beginning with camera-ready
artwork, provided by you or created by us, Lansing can silkscreen
any MicroPak part except the bezel. The cost of one-color
silk-screening is reasonable even in small quantities.
a particularly elegant solution which, more than any other
single element, allows your MicroPak enclosure to take on a distinctive
appearance. Lansing can assist you with the design and specification
of graphic overlays for your product. Although we do not manufacture
overlays, we'd be happy to refer you to reputable vendors
who do, some of whom have tooling available for the blanking
of all sizes of MicroPak panels. Overlays can be shipped to
Lansing for application and secondary mechanical operations.
They become cost effective in the 250-1000 piece range depending
on the number of colors involved.
For those who require
special colors , Lansing is prepared to work
with you whether it requires painting or molding in
custom colors. The practicality of some options depends on
The standard MicroPak
materials and finishes have been specified carefully, but
may not be appropriate for all applications. Special finishes,
both conductive and nonconductive, can be specified for most
parts. Special materials can also be specified. Vinyl-clad
aluminum can be used in place of the standard vinyl-clad steel
covers. Bezels and end caps can be molded in a variety of
Now that you've seen
our customizing options, call 800-847-3535 (toll-free)
from anywhere in the U.S. or Canada to speak with our technical
support group about how we can turn your concept into
reality. You can also contact us using the Customer Support
tab above or the link below.
To learn more about
higher levels of customization, click the "Level 2
Customization" link at the top left.