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. 192-0751
BrandRS PRO
£1.15
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RS Stock No. 192-0750
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RS Stock No. 192-0755
BrandRS PRO
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RS Stock No. 192-0749
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£4.42
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RS Stock No. 192-0748
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RS Stock No. 314-5229
Mfr. Part No.RX2010/S-5
BrandCAMDENBOSS
£7.96
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RS Stock No. 314-5213
Mfr. Part No.RX2009/S-5
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£1.622
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RS Stock No. 225-0099
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£1.344
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RS Stock No. 225-0061
Mfr. Part No.RX2005/S-5
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£1.386
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RS Stock No. 508-986
Mfr. Part No.RTM106-BLK
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£1.298
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- ABS 100 x 60 x 25mm 1.5mm Black - 25 mm 100 mm 60 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 508-992
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£1.158
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£1.492
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Yes ABS 54 x 38 x 23mm 1.8mm Black - 23 mm 54 mm 38 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
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Mfr. Part No.RTM102-BLK
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£0.631
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£1.45
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£1.484
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Yes ABS 67 x 32 x 20mm 1.8mm Black - 20 mm 67 mm 32 mm +60°C -10°C - - -
RS Stock No. 509-018
Mfr. Part No.RTM107-BLK
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£0.759
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- ABS 40 x 40 x 20mm 1mm Black - 20 mm 40 mm 40 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 457-4353
Mfr. Part No.RTM109-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
£0.643
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- ABS 11 x 11 x 9mm 0.5mm Black - 9 mm 11 mm 11 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
RS Stock No. 509-002
Mfr. Part No.RTM108-BLK
BrandCAMDENBOSS
£0.989
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- ABS 50 x 50 x 30mm 1mm Black - 30 mm 50 mm 50 mm +94°C -20°C - - -
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