FIBOX HMI protection windows available from Foremost Electronics

Rugged safety locked transparent covers for any enclosure or panel

Foremost Electronics, the engineering-led Essex based importer and specialist distributor of electromechanical components and sub-systems, announces the availability of two new windows for protecting Human-Machine Interfaces (HMI) from enclosure specialist FIBOX.

The Protection Window (PW) series provide an easy to install, secure HMI access point for any enclosure or flat surface and offers high ingress and impact protection to IP66 and IK09. They can be used to protect control equipment or touch panels and feature integrated hinges and two double-bit locks providing system security while allowing easy access for operators. The Fibox PW series has the deepest working area and the largest viewing space available in the market.

The PW series are suitable for use for use with FIBOX enclosures or those from any other manufacturer. The secure low profile, continuous hinge design and sleek integrated quarter turn locks of the protection windows limits access when security and safety are needed.

FIBOX PW series are available in two sizes of 340 x 300 x 90 mm and 450 x 400 x 90 mm and both fitted with double bit locks as standard.

Key features include:

  • Low profile continuous hinge.
  • Overlapping cover for strength and increased gasket protection.
  • DB3 quarter turn lock (other key solutions on request).
  • IP 66 IK 09 −40°C +120°C.
  • Large viewing area.
  • Transparent covers.
  • Integrated PUR gasket.

Dave Martin, Business Development Director at Foremost Electronics, says, “FIBOX have a long history of providing secure enclosures suitable for all environments. With the growth of touch screens used in industrial control and automation a secure cover has become a necessity to protect them for harsh environments and make them tamper proof”.

Foremost Electronics Ltd have been a direct importer and specialist distributor of electro-mechanical components including enclosures and accessories, connectors, control knobs, thermal fuses and optoelectronics, man-machine interface and switching products since 1989. Foremost are also a supplier of joysticks and controllers for both OEM and stand-alone applications and have specialist online stores for IP Joysticks and Electric Vehicle Connectors and Accessories

For more information call +44 (0)1371 811171, email [email protected] or visit


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