Alternatives to Internal Ribbing for Identical Strength and Increased Space

Our NEMA rated WP-21 with Increased Wall Thickness

Our NEMA rated WP-21 with Increased Wall Thickness

Many of our competitors use internal ribbing within their enclosures to create extra rigidity and strength. While this design choice sounds logical, adding internal ribbing poses many complications, which can hinder design flexibility and take up too much space within the enclosure. For this reason, none of our standard molds have provisions for internal ribbing. Exceptionally high-strength requirements for high-impact applications can nearly always be satisfied by our range of design features, wall thickness options and plastic materials, which include ABS, NORYL, Nylon and Polycarbonate. Here at Polycase we’ve come up with design solutions that offer the strength of internal ribbing without the added bulk.

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How to Order Standard Plastic Enclosures with Custom Cut-Outs & Printing

A European customer recently emailed us asking how he could order a standard plastic electronic enclosure with custom milling. Custom alterations are an important part of our products and service offerings here at Polycase, which is why we’ve made  ordering customizations as easy as possible. In addition to custom cut outs, holes, inset ledges and other CNC milling services, we also offer custom silk screening and pad printing directly onto plastic enclosure surfaces. Both CNC milling and printing customizations are easily ordered through our customer service department.

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Heat Resistance of High-Heat Plastic Electronic Enclosures

A Heat Resistant Enclosure from our WP Series (WP-35)

A Heat Resistant Enclosure from our WP Series (WP-35)

Another issue we commonly address here at Polycase is the specific heat tolerance of our plastic electronic enclosures for use in high-heat applications. Whether the heat source comes from hot running components within the enclosure or from process heat and flames created without, having plastic enclosures capable of enduring high temperatures can be vital in some applications. We recognize how important heat resistance is in certain applications, and our enclosures are available in materials that offer a range of heat resistances.

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Special International Shipping Rates for Your Electronics Enclosure

The high cost of shipping overseas has always been a hindrance to doing business internationally. In order to overcome that obstacle, we have lowered our international shipping rates to help Polycase be the perfect fit for your budget, as well as your electronics. Our low shipping rates added to the low value of the US Dollar equals the highest opportunity for your savings.

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Knit Lines in Plastic Enclosures: What Are They and What Causes Them?

Customers who are new to purchasing plastic electronic enclosures often bring us this question. Partial information and misinformation within the electronic enclosure industry sometimes creates concern over the performance of plastic enclosures with knit lines. For this reason, we will take a moment in this post to define what exactly knit lines are, their causes, and their real implications.

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