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Tri-M VersaTainer - Rugged PC/104 or EBX Enclosure/Chassis

Standard Sizes: 4", 6", 8", 10" and 12", Extra Room for Cables and Accessories

Tri-M VersaTainer - Rugged PC/104 or EBX Enclosure/Chassis
Key Features
Rugged PC/104/EBX Enclosure/Chassis
Easy assembly - no cables required
Pre-tapped holes for clean assembly
4", 6", 8", 10" and 12" versions
Securely holds PC/104 modules
Internal and external vibration isolation
-40°C to +85°C temperature operation


The VersaTainer (VT104) is a rugged EBX and PC/104 enclosure system constructed of .125" aluminium and designed for hostile and mobile environments. It features a dual system of shock and vibration isolation which comprises of internal rubber corner rails absorb high-frequency vibrations, while the entire enclosure is mounted on the host platform with a thick rubber pad which absorbs low-frequency G-forces. The rubber pad may be removed for optional mounting solutions such as hard mounting, flange endcap, or fluidic mount assembly.

The VersaTainer is capable of housing PC/104 and EBX payloads. For PC/104, the stack mounts axially along the entire length of the enclosure body. For EBX, An optional EBX mounting plate (VT-EBX) is available to mount the SBC to be horizontally with ample room for several PC/104 accessory cards to be installed. Accessory modules such as hard drives larger than 3.550" x 3.775" can be mounted to an optional septum plate that installs vertically into rails that run the length of the enclosure. For smaller items, an optional PC/104-size aluminium plate allows for direct mounting in the PC/104 stack.

The VersaTainer enclosure cross-section measures 7.10" wide by 5.70" high (not including mounting pad) and is available in standard lengths from 4" to 12" and custom lengths up to 48". Each VersaTainer is available as a kit with mounting accessories. Blank and pre-designed endcaps are available from stock, or the customer may design their own cutouts using one of our VersaTainer endcap templates. These rugged enclosures have been protecting PC104 systems all over the world in the harshest environments the mining, transportation, military, and aerospace industries have to offer. The VersaTainer and its standard accessories are RoHS compliant.


  • The VT104 VersaTainer is a rugged aluminium enclosure that can be used as either a PC/104, PC/104+ or EBX enclosure.
  • The solid one-piece extruded body provides dual internal shock and vibration protection.
  • Generous internal space is provided for connector and cabling requirements.
  • For sizes VT8 and larger, an optional EBX mount can be added.
  • Includes two end caps, the VT-EC00 and the VT-EC02
  • Enclosure kits come with corner guides, rubber stops, glue, end cap screws
  • Protects/enhances the reliability of internal compounds

Custom Endcaps For The VersaTainer

Tri-M understands that their customers have different needs for the I/O endcaps. Therefore, they will produce customized and OEM versions of the VersaTainer to meet your application. Simply modify the standard endcap drawings below, available in PDF, DWG, and DXF, and send it back to us.

Endcaps With No Openings

Endcaps With 4x DB9 and 2x DB25


Enclosure Specifications

GeneralAnodized aluminium enclosure with a rubber isolating shock mount and internal stack vibration mount
Black anodized aluminium
Black rubber
CapacityBased on horizontal mounting in the PC/104 Versa-Tainer;:
• 4" - fits 5 modules
• 6" - fits 8 modules
• 8" - fits 11 modules
• 10" - fits 14 modules
• 12" - fits 17 modules
Mechanical0.125" thick aluminium side walls with heat dissipating fins
1/16" of aluminium for endcaps
Absorbing parts are made from high-density rubber
Custom I/O endcaps possible (MOQ applies)
IP/NMEANEMA rating of 4 when used with supplied gaskets (and suitable connectors)
IP and NEMA are similar enclosure ratings - NEMA4 is equivalent to IP66 according to most sources.


Mechanical7.1" x 5.7" x length
Available in 4", 6", 8", 10" and 12" lengths
TemperatureTemperature range (operation): -40°C to +85°C
Temperature range (storage): -40°C to +85°C
Warranty1 Year

Ordering Details

Board VT4-NC
VersaTainer Kit, Extrusion length 4", rubber shock mount pad, corner guide rails, parts kit, no endcaps

VersaTainer Kit, Extrusion length 6", rubber shock mount pad, corner guide rails, parts kit, no endcaps

VersaTainer Kit, Extrusion length 8", rubber shock mount pad, corner guide rails, parts kit, no endcaps

VersaTainer Kit, Extrusion length 10, rubber shock mount pad, corner guide rails, parts kit, no endcaps

VersaTainer Kit, Extrusion length 12", rubber shock mount pad, corner guide rails, parts kit, no endcaps
AccessoriesMTG-BRK01-KIT Quick mounting bracket for CanTainer/VersaTainer/FlexTainer
RUB-CNR-BULK Bulk rubber, corner mount (per foot)
RUB-EBX-1.2 1.2" Mounting Plate Rubber
VT-EBX optional EBX adaptor for VT8 and larger
VT-EC-Custom Custom punched endcaps with etching - New order (MOQ 10)
VT-EC00 VT Endcap - solid
VT-EC02 Endcap - 4xDB9, 2xDB25
VT-KIT-GSKT Set of two VersaTainer rubber gaskets

4x 5/16 flange nut, 4x 5/16 flange bolt, 8 x rubber corner stops, 16 x endcap screws, 1 x superglue

6x 5/16 flange nut, 4x 5/16 flange bolt, 8 x rubber corner stops, 16 x endcap screws, 1 x superglue
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