Industrial enclosures: Research, 14 products


control components, power

Protecting investments in power electronics, instrumentation, and control components with enclosures is a huge concern across many industries, according to original Control Engineering research. The "Product Research Enclosures" article, in the February print issue, includes information about features and trends, along with products from Hoffman, Rittal, Hammond, and Bud Industries. (To read it, go to and look under 2007, February, "Product Research Enclosures." The article should be posted by mid-month.) Two additional graphics and summaries of 14 additional enclosures products and companies follow.

Leading applications for enclosure use, survey respondents, said, were SCADA (48%); machine control and CNC equipment (40%); and motion control and robotics (38%); see related graphic. Compared to two years ago, respondents to this survey showed increased use of stainless steel and aluminum, according to the graphic, "Changes in enclosure material preference."

N412C Ultimate Series enclosures protect from contaminants .
Hubbell Wiegmann

H- and J-frame PowerPact molded case circuit breakers and enclosures are designed for flexibility .
Schneider Square D

Workstation enclosures have sloped top .
Saginaw Control & Engineering



Fatboy double deep J Series fiberglass enclosures
Stahlin Non-Metallic Enclosures

Operator interface enclosures address HMI needs .

ID42 enclosure works in difficult washdown conditions .
ITSEnclosures Inc.

MNX enclosures resist corrosion .
Fibox USA

Air-to-air heat exchangers help many enclosure needs .
Noren Products Inc.

BOS-Ecoline enclosure system serves PC boards .

New Ultraline NEMA 4X electrical or electronic polyester enclosures are fiberglass reinforced .
Allied Moulded Products Inc.
(Allied Moulded Products is a CSIA member as of 2/26/2015)

TecStation Xtreme NEMA-rated enclosed workstation

Air conditioned transit cases cool electronics safely .
EIC Solutions Inc.

3,000 standard enclosures in wall mountable line include services beyond standard offerings .
Enclosures Direct

New yellow Allen-Bradley 800H 30.5 mm pushbutton plastic enclosures
Rockwell Automation

—Edited by Dick Johnson , Control Engineering consulting editor, and Mark T. Hoske , editor in chief

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