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Steel garages makes sense when needing vehicle cover or safe storage

A steel garage makes for an interesting choice for residential, agricultural, and industrial property owners. There are usually several available general design choices with metal garages such as a ... more

Pre-fabricated enclosures take to the seas on new passenger ship

A passenger ship is currently under construction in France which, once complete, is expected to weigh almost a quarter of a million tones, be over 300m long and feature a displacement figure which is ... more

Rating enclosure protection

Enclosure IP ratings allow you to select the right product for the application. But what do the numbers mean? And how can you be sure you have made the correct choice? Chris Lloyd, general manager ... more

Why understanding enclosure design is the key to a long product life

Specifying the right enclosure and ancillaries will help prolong the life of the installed equipment. Here, Philip Glenister, Rittal product manager, examines the factors that need to be ... more

Video: An introduction to electrical enclosure specification

To many end-users an enclosure is simply a box in which to store electrical components or connections, and the specification process needs to take no more time than is required to decide on the right ... more

CPC to stock Retex enclosure range

Retex UK’s electronic enclosures are now available from distributor, CPC. Products in the range include Abox, 33 Series and 110 Series enclosures, with materials including polycarbonate, steel and ... more

Cool solutions for reducing energy consumption

Christian Westwood, product specialist, Climate Control Products, Rittal, looks into today’s enclosure cooling solutions, and explains how their efficiency can help towards reducing energy ... more

New range of stainless steel wall-mount boxes launched

The new ECOR stainless steel range of Wall-mount boxes from ETA Enclosures are said to offer advanced styling, improved protection and exceptional finish. Although available from stock in grade 304L ... more

Flat-pack racks help automate the Barcelona Metro

To help ease the burden of transport from its roads, Barcelona relies heavily on its underground rail network, the Metro. However, the city has a population of 4.5 million and around the same number ... more

Calculate your enclosure climate control requirements

An updated version of Rittal’s RiTherm software allows climate control requirements to be quickly and easily calculated. RiTherm 6.2 includes generic component heat loss data and a heat loss ... more

Protecting lighting circuits below decks

Meeting military spec demands and the tough conditions faced at sea, polycarbonate enclosures from Spelsberg have been selected to protect the electrical connections on two new aircraft carriers – ... more

Keeping cool

Field-based process analysers are becoming smaller and more cost effective. However, cooling their environmental protection shelters can be problematic. Martin Hess of Intertec makes the case for ... more

Aluminium enclosures available from stock

The CS basic range of aluminium enclosures from Rittal is now available from stock in a range of standard sizes with either single or double doors.Solidly constructed, these feature an open base ... more

Concealed security solution for enclosures

The parcel locker sector is experiencing rapid growth as more and more logistics service providers are choosing to offer the self-service market efficient automated pick up and drop off points. The ... more

Small ergonomic cases for handheld electronic devices

Six new smaller ‘XS’ models, with external dimensions of 82 x 56 x 24mm, have been added to OKW’s ERGO-CASE range.These consist of a top, base and intermediate ring (plain, or with one or two eyelets)... more

EMI/RFI shielded aluminium enclosures

The Deltron 480C and 483C aluminium enclosures from DEM Manufacturing now have combined IP67/IP68 ratings and EMI/RFI protection. This makes them suitable for the most demanding electrical and ... more

Enclosure range for accelerometers

Three new stainless steel enclosures – standard, compact and protective roof – have been introduced by Hansford Sensors for different industrial environments and process conditions where vibration ... more

Complete cabinet cooling solutions

ETA Enclosures has signed an agreement with cabinet cooling solutions provider Cosmotec, a brand of German manufacturer Stulz. As a result, a complete range of products – from small filter fans to ... more

Keep the chill off delicate electronics

The onset of cold weather can result in outdoor enlosures facing the problem of condensation. Rittal, however, is offering a range of heaters for its outdoor cabinets that can keep the chill off ... more

How enclosure accessories can make or break a design

Enclosures and cabinets can be found in countless environments across almost any industry. But while each unit has its own application, they all have one thing in common – they are responsible for ... more

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