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Electrical upgrade for elevators

mayr power transmission, the leading manufacturer of elevator brakes, also offers a comprehensive range of electrical accessories. The company has developed a control module, the ROBA-multiswitch ... more

OKW’s SNAPTEC enclosures are now available in three sizes

OKW has launched a new larger size of its SNAPTEC fast assembly IP 65 plastic enclosures. SNAPTEC offers a rapid solution for medical or home automation systems and small devices with low voltage ... more

Bespoke cabling systems company grows with Spelsberg enclosures

An ISO assured manufacturer of quality wiring harnesses and cable assemblies attributes at least part of its on-going success to its relationship with electrical enclosure company Spelsberg UK.

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Spelsberg fit and forget thermostat keeps frost and snow at bay

Winter. It means different things to different people. Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Skiing silently through snow-clad wilderness. Mulled wine and family gatherings. Burst pipes and ensuing ... more

When the Cloud comes out of the Container

In what's claimed to be a first for the IT sector, Rittal and iNNOVO Cloud GmbH have come together to create a new and innovative “turnkey cloud data centre in a container” concept. It was showcased ... more

Visible protection

Evatron’s protective boots are a rugged and highly visible solution when you need strong, robust protection for the enclosure and instrumentation. Available in bright blue, orange and red, these ... more

New digital printing service for front panels and enclosures

OKW’s metal enclosures division METCASE is pioneering the use of digital printing for front panels, rack cases and instrument housings – saving customers time and money.

METCASE’s new digital ... more

Videos demonstrate the engineering behind cabinet hardware

EMKA’s series of videos provide an illustration of the engineering behind their cabinet hardware in four short productions covering the basic technologies.

“Plastic injecting moulding” – from ... more

Enclosure cooling units for use in quiet environments

According to Rittal, its ‘Blue e’ cooling units are often used to control enclosure temperatures in workshops or on shop floors where they cannot be heard above

other equipment. Now, however, the ... more

Quick-fit quarter-turn latches

Now available from Elesa is a range of IP65 quarter-turn, quick-fit latches, designed for such products as enclosures, cabinets, machine guards and access panels in both indoor and outdoor industrial ... more

Earth bonding hinges from Multi-Contact remove the need for earthing straps

Doors for switchgear cabinets and other electrical enclosures no longer need to have earthing straps. Instead, cabinet doors can be fitted and removed quickly, simply and safely using the new earth ... 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

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