Polycarbonate Enclosures: Features, Benefits and Common Applications

polycarbonate enclosure

Whether you need an enclosure for indoor or outdoor applications, a polycarbonate enclosure should be taken into consideration. Rugged, lightweight and incredibly versatile, these enclosures are the perfect solution for a wide range of applications.

Engineers, plant managers and contractors across nearly every industry trust high-quality polycarbonate enclosures to protect their valuable electronics. Here is a look at the features, benefits and applications for polycarbonate enclosures: Read More…

What is ABS plastic?

ABS plastic enclosurePolycase has long been known as a leading US manufacturer of plastic enclosures, with the majority of our product line consisting of the classic ABS box. But what exactly is ABS plastic?

ABS is short for Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene. Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene is a commonly used thermoplastic polymer which means it’s a material that becomes flexible (or mold-able) above a specified temperature and solidifies when cooled. Thus, making it popular in the injection molding industry. Read More…

DIN Rail Enclosure Installation Guide

din rail enclosure installation guide

When working with electronic installations, especially in industrial control and networking applications, you will undoubtedly come across the DIN rail in your journey. These rails—named from the acronym for ” Deutsches Institut für Normung” or “German Institute of Standards”—are the metal rails used to mount electronic components in control cabinets, junction boxes or electronic enclosures. You can think of them as the backbone of complex electronic setups, as they are the components that house circuit breakers, contactors, terminal blocks, relays and other control equipment to the rack within a cabinet. Read More…

What are IP65 Enclosures?

For outdoor and water-resistant electronics applications, you will want to consider IP65-rated enclosures. These enclosures are specifically designed to endure in more demanding environments and the outdoors, as they effectively shield sensitive electronic components and wiring from environmental stressors including dust, solid foreign objects and moisture. Specifically, IP65 enclosures are completely protected against dust ingress (they are totally “dust-proof”) and protected against low-pressure water jets (hosing) from any direction.

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