FAQs About RoHS Compliance

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When you’re dealing with environmental regulations and compliance, there’s no substitute for thorough knowledge of the rules. The European Union has some particularly strict environmental standards, and one of the most important is called RoHS, or the Restriction on Hazardous Substances. This directive, first passed in 2003 and updated with new restrictions several times since, requires electronics manufacturers to prove that their products are free of certain chemical substances. Read More…

NEMA Enclosure Ratings

NEMA Enclosure Ratings

It’s always critical to compare what you need with what a product offers before you make a purchase. For those buying electrical and electronics enclosures, there’s an easy way to do that: the NEMA enclosure ratings system. This popular system gives enclosure buyers a comprehensive way to evaluate an electronics enclosure’s capabilities, from a basic protective enclosure to a heavy-duty model that can survive corrosion, washdowns with high pressure hoses and even submersion.

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How to Protect Electrical Components in a Washdown Environment

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Regular washdowns are a must for many different kinds of facilities. From food service to livestock processing to manufacturing, cleaning with pressurized water is a standard way to keep facilities clean and sanitary. However, sensitive electrical components can be easily damaged by hose-directed water, potentially leading to equipment problems and unsafe situations.
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NEMA 1 Enclosures: Frequently Asked Questions

One of the quickest ways to determine whether an electronics enclosure will meet your needs is to look at its NEMA rating. This rating system will give you key information on its protective performance—but it’s important to understand the ratings thoroughly before making your selection. Here, we’ll take a look at some of the most common questions our customers ask us about NEMA 1-rated enclosures, and what Polycase can offer to our customers who need them. 

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