Pros and Cons of NEMA 3R Enclosures for Outdoor Installations

NEMA 3R Enclosure

NEMA rated enclosures have come a long way in 25 years. We would know, seeing as how we’ve been in the electronics industry for well beyond that time (65 years and counting).

What hasn’t changed in all these years is the difficult decision that engineers face when choosing an electronic enclosure—which NEMA rating is best for their outdoor application? Read More…

Diecast vs. Extruded: Which Aluminum Enclosure Type is Right for You?

If you’re considering an aluminum enclosure for your next project, you’re probably aware of the many benefits this metal can provide. But did you also know that the metal shaping technique of an aluminum enclosure can influence its uses and benefits?

Diecasting and extrusion are two commonly used metal shaping techniques that must be taken into consideration before choosing an aluminum enclosure. In this post, we’ll discuss the pros and cons of each method to ensure that you choose the right aluminum enclosure for your application. Read More…

Enclosure Considerations for Alternative Energy Applications

enclosure considerations alternative energy applications

As costs associated with renewable energy continue to drop, the alternative energy industry is experiencing rapid growth. Consumers and business owners are shifting towards greener sources of energy in the form of solar, wind, hydropower and other renewables.

With alternative energy growing in importance, it’s now critical that design engineers provide safe and reliable protection for the advanced electrical components used to operate wind turbines and solar panels. NEMA enclosures are not all created equal, and careful consideration of enclosures is needed to ensure optimal performance. Read More…

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…