DEK is your one-stop partner for high-quality products, we make on-demand machining & manufacturing easy and fast, from prototyping to end-part production.
DEK is a leading machined enclosure manufacturer from China. We offer high-quality affordable custom machined enclosures for a wide variety of applications in different industries. From prototyping to the mass production of electronics and other enclosures, we can provide high-quality enclosures in the shortest lead time.
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DEK is a combination of experience and evolving technology. We have immense experience in developing enclosures for decades. DEK has accomplished the name in the industry by introducing new technological processes to make the manufacturing process more efficient and effective. Our highly skilled team is dedicated towards developing top-notch machined enclosures.
DEK has years of experience in creating impeccably machined enclosures for a number of different industries using several machining technologies such as CNC machining, sheet metal fabrication, 3D printing, and much more. With DEK you don’t only get machined enclosures but also multiple post-processing finishing options to make your enclosure aesthetically impressive.
Stainless steel is becoming increasingly popular as a material for many applications due to its notable characteristics for enclosure material. It has machining potential, high-end surface, robustness, and many other benefits that make it useful in food, packaging, and other industry. Stainless steel is an ideal material to be used in a harsh and aggressive environment.
Aluminum machined enclosures are naturally resistant to corrosion and are a good choice for the application that is affected by moisture. DEK offers a number of finishing options for your aluminum enclosures including powder coating and black anodized coating. Aluminum enclosures shield the equipment and protect it from open flame high heat and proved food in temperature-sensitive electronics.
Copper as an enclosure material offers excellent conductivity, is extremely soft, and is also very expensive. This makes copper only used in specialized and specific applications. We offer sheet metal fabrication for the production of copper enclosures. Copper enclosures are normally used in bus bars and miscellaneous parts.
Titanium alloy is known for its strength and high strength-to-weight ratio. It offers impeccable corrosion resistance for the enclosures and it is also a poor conductor of electricity. Titanium enclosures are mostly used in the medical industry to protect the implantable devices that are critical electronics from the rest of the patient body.
It is a popular material and offers many benefits. such as it does not conduct electricity which makes it useful in many applications where the electrical shortage is a concern. DEK plastic enclosures are trusted by industry leaders and used in many indoor projects that provide protective housings for all kinds of electronics.
Before you, we have successfully manufactured 72M+ different parts.
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Our machined enclosures are subjected to rigorous inspection from raw material to final production to ensure you receive enclosures with the exact specification and high-quality standards.
Take advantage of our vast experience in handling the manufacturing of the different materials used in a number of applications. DEK doesn’t confine itself when it comes to material.
We have dedicated engineering teams who have experience in manufacturing machined enclosures for specialized applications and industries. We have worked with the medical, aerospace, electronics, marine and communications industries.
We understand the need for effective communication throughout manufacturing process. We keep our clients in a communication loop to ensure every specification is met and the product is delivered on time.
If you are looking for a complete solution for your machined enclosures, DEK is the one-stop-shop for all your manufacturing needs. You can get printing to finishing all from DEK.
We believe in treating every customer the same regardless of order quantity. Whether you order a single machined enclosure or a large production run we are committed to delivering you the finest.
To DEK, Dr. Deming’s textbook remark is not a theory, but a practice we have been conducting every single day. We work on the principle that quality comes during the process of manufacturing, not after the fact.
We use advanced production technologies and strict control systems to ensure high quality. More importantly, the quality-oriented attitude has been so entrenched in the mind of every single employee.
Through the online form or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org directly, and please describe your requirements in detail and attach 2D/3D drawings, then you will get our reply within 6 hours.
Yes! Other suppliers are afraid of precision parts, but we like precision parts very much. This is because we have rich experience in the production of precision mold components, the tolerance we did can reach ±0.001mm, which is impossible for 99.9% of prototype manufacturers.
Yes, we understand the importance of prototypes to you, so we will sign a confidentiality agreement and fully comply with it.
Definitely! Our predecessor is precision machining shop, and 100% inspection of each part is our daily basic work. We will check the size, tolerance, color, and other details before leaving the factory. If you need an inspection report, we will send it with goods together.
DEK was the answer to all my enclosure questions. Thanks for the finest machined enclosures. We just received it and our team is happy with the product and we are very excited to introduce them to market. Hopes are high with these enclosures in our hands. Looking forward to working with you in the future.
We had many years of experience now using DEK’s manufactured machine enclosures and I take this chance to personally congratulate them on their service. They have provided us with the finest support team who was always welcoming and supportive. We have received top quality at a fair price.
If you are working on a machined enclosure project or you are looking for answers about what materials can be used and what process can be employed, then this guide is for you. This FAQs guide will answer your every question regarding machined enclosure and how can we help you achieve big.
Choosing the best manufacturing process for your enclosures depends upon their functionalities and applications. CNC machining and sheet metal fabrications are two distinctive methods to produce machined enclosures. Let’s find out the difference between these two processes and materials we can use in these processes for machined enclosure production.
It is the most versatile process of making electronics enclosures. CNC machining centers can cut the plastic or metal and transform it into a part that is an exact copy of the design in a CAD file. The advantage of using CNC machining is repeatability, once you created an enclosure you can screate highly complex enclosures. Manufacturers use the CNC machining technique for smooth curves, asymmetrical structures, and complex features. It is costly as compared to other techniques like sheet metal fabrication but it is highly effective in producing enclosures.
Material can be used in the CNC machining process:
This method is employed to create enclosures for multiple devices used in various applications. Sheet metal enclosure and casings are durable, easy to make, and affordable. They are used in both indoor and outdoor applications and other industrial devices. Desktop computers casings are also created with the help of sheet metal fabrications. With just three bends you can turn the sheet of metal into an open-ended box with the sheet metal fabrications and then punching and stamping a few holes turns it into a functional box and you are halfway through your enclosure. This makes it an easy process for the production of the enclosures. Aluminum 5052 is valuable material because of its extreme bending capability without cracking.
Material can be used in the sheet metal fabrication process:
Machined enclosures are used in different kinds of industries and now it has become a multi-dollar industry because of their multi-purpose uses. Many manufacturers use these enclosures to house sensitive components of the devices. So if you going forward with your enclosure project we have gathered some advantages of the machined enclosures.
Machined enclosures are used in multiple applications and provide impeccable protection and durability to the devices and protect components from electromagnetic radiations. Below are some of the applications of the machined enclosures.
Medical devices require a high set of standards and devices reliability. They need high-end sophisticated housings for their equipment that are fulfilled by machined enclosures. These enclosures are usually made up of aluminum material because of its durability and hardness. Enclosures are used in housings of ventilators, heart monitors, imaging equipment, and other delicate instruments.
Machined enclosures are also used in consumer electronics in the form of cell phone housings, laptop enclosures, tablet bodies, and they are also seen in small handled devices, remote controls, power banks cases, and many other devices. Machined enclosures are easily designed and also have a pleasing aesthetic appearance that makes them a good choice to be used in consumer electronics while maintaining reliability and fail-proof housing.
The degree of protection required by the industrial equipment is very high. These equipment should work properly when exposed to unconventional environmental conditions such as high heat, corrosive environments, and high wear conditions that’s where the machined enclosures become necessary to protect these equipment. Some of the equipment that uses machined enclosures in industrial applications are control boxes, telecommunication cases, control panels, solar battery storage, and many more.
Enclosures for electrical and electronic devices are of different sizes and they perform their specific functions. The device’s materials are selected by engineers and designers according to the functions of the device. To make a perfect choice it is necessary to know the attributes, strengths, and weaknesses of each material. Let’s have the look at the range of materials that can be used in the manufacturing of the machined enclosures.
It is the type of steel that is alloyed with manganese and chromium to increase its durability. This combination makes stainless steel extremely resistant to many factors such as staining, scratching, pitting, and corrosion which might be the major problems with some other metallic materials. This composition also gives it an aesthetically pleasing look with an attractive metallic sheen. There are multiple grades of stainless steel that can be used in the manufacturing of the enclosures but 304 stainless steel is the most common.
It is also the type of steel that is used in more general applications than stainless steel. Carbon Steel doesn’t contain chromium and manganese content as stainless steel which means it is less resistant to corrosion and also less expensive as compared to stainless steel. Carbon steel is less prone to denting and can be coated to improve corrosion resistance. Thus, making it an extremely durable material with good resistance to being used in a wide variety of applications.
Aluminum is a hard, lightweight, and shiny metal that is extracted from bauxite ores. It is an extremely regarded material to be used in the enclosure due to its toughness and natural corrosion resistance with an impeccably aesthetic appearance. Aluminum shares many of its properties with stainless steel but it is easier to cut and has less weight which makes it a better option. It also has natural RF shielding properties that block electromagnetic radiation to penetrates into the material.
It is an extremely durable plastic material that can be turned into many shapes. Polycarbonate is known in the enclosure industry due to its resistance capability in a range of environmental conditions. It is durable enough to be used in outdoor applications and aesthetically pleasing enough to be used in any workplace setting. Polycarbonate is the most used enclosure material in the electronics and electrical industry.
Enclosures are manufactured by different machining techniques depending upon the application of the enclosure. Below mentioned are some of the techniques used in enclosure machining.
It is a subtractive manufacturing technique that uses a digital file that directs the machine to shape the workpiece. It is a highly repeatable method and can be used to create identical copies simultaneously. This process can be used in both plastic and metal enclosures. CNC machining enables greater geometrical complexity and provides good part tolerance. The enclosure created through CNC machining with a single metal workpiece will not display any seams, making the enclosure clean and aesthetically appealing.
This method is normally used to produce simple enclosures from the rigid and non-rigid plastics used in controllers, electronic keys, kiosks displays, and many other products. This process rapidly fills the metal molds with molten plastic to produce large volume production of the identical enclosures. Injection molding is a very repetitive process.
Tooling time and expense increase the lead time and cost of the injection-molded enclosures but enclosures become cost-effective when they are produced in large volumes through injection molding. Insert molding a technique similar to injection molding, makes electronics to be embedded into the enclosure for extra protection.
It is an additive manufacturing process that uses CAD files to produce one layer of the material at a time. 3D printing provides greater geometrical freedom and enables more features such as curved internal channels which is extremely difficult to create from other techniques.
This process allows the electronics to be fully enclosed with their casings and eliminates the need for extra assembly. With the help of 3D printing, both plastic and metal enclosures can be produced. This process is ideal for prototyping and small volume production but not suggested for large volume productions.
Yes, the machined enclosures are suitable for mass production and there are different machining techniques for the mass-production. One of the common techniques used for the mass production of plastic machined enclosures is the injection molding process because it offers incomparable production speed and a variety of mechanical and visual possibilities.
Yes, DEK is proud to deliver turnkey custom machined enclosure solutions in different materials. We don’t only provide custom machined enclosures but the exact cutouts your applications call for and we provide them quickly.
We believe in providing high-quality enclosures that house and protect your sensitive equipment. To achieve this exact standard and accuracy with the performance we use our technological machinery that quickly turns the material block into a reliable enclosure that meets your specifications.
Yes. Benefit from DEK’s extensive customizing service for electronic enclosures. We supply fully furnished custom-produced electronic enclosures will all the necessary requirements already added. Our extremely experienced engineers can manufacture high-quality enclosures from the material of your choice with unique fabricated parts.
We also have the capability to produce special internal components and assemblies from the drawings and specifications you provide. In addition to this, we also offer finishing options of different kinds and digital printing.
Yes, DEK offers many types of enclosures used in the telecommunication industry. We provide many types of custom telecom enclosures that meet your specific and unique needs for your sensitive devices. We are constantly developing our technology to bring you refined and high-quality telecommunication weatherproof enclosures.
We are dedicated to improving our manufacturing process to increase the performance of the enclosures and deliver the best product that is expected from us. If you are looking for cabinetry and enclosures for your telecommunication devices fill out our form or call us to get started with your project.
DEK machines bespoke enclosures for different industrial applications for our clients across the world. Our top-notch machinery with an experienced engineering team takes your every design and specification need and turns it into the best possible enclosure that protects your devices and equipment against all odds.
With more than 20+ years of CNC machining experience along with handling 100’s of clients from all over the world, we believe in our capabilities to provide you with machined enclosures that are of utmost quality and precise according to your needs. Make us our trusted partner for your customized enclosure project to make this project a successful one and delight your customers with the finest quality product.