PVC cabinets with lift-off door for pole, pad mount

A line of non-metallic cabinets from Midwest Plastic Fabricators have been designed to support the unrestricted use of Automated Meter Reading technologies to provide protection for the metering and components while allowing their signals to pass through the enclosure without interference.

01/13/2011


A new line of all non-metallic cabinets from Midwest Plastic Fabricators reportedly supports the unrestricted use of Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technologies, providing protection for the metering and components while allowing their signals to pass through the enclosure with no interference. Manufactured from UV resistant high impact PVC, the cabinets are available in numerous large sizes for hanger mount or wall mount.

Lift-off doors are equipped with tamper resistant stainless steel hardware, and are padlock-able.

 

The use of these cabinets eliminates the need for external AMR meter antennae, maintaining the ability of the utility to choose their meter supplier, according to MPF.

 

Sub panel mounts are configured for existing panel choice, or the cabinets are equipped with panels to customer specification. For example, panels made from plywood, PVC, aluminum or painted steel are available from the factory.

 

The vents in the doors and cabinet body are screened to prevent pest and insect intrusion. Standard and custom dimensions are available factory equipped with hanger hardware. Weighing less than half the weight of similar sized painted steel cabinets, the non conductive PVC is inherently safe and corrosion resistant. Standard color choices include light grey, alabaster beige and sea foam green.

 

The door swing is available right to left or left to right. A drip shield, integrated into the top, overhangs the door.

 

For conversion of existing metal cabinet installations to AMR, the PVC door is available as a replacement for the door on the metal cabinet, eliminating the need for an antenna on the metal cabinet.

 

www.midwestplasticfabricators.com

 

Midwest Plastic Fabricators

 

- Edited by Amanda McLeman, Control Engineering, www.controleng.com



No comments
The Engineers' Choice Awards highlight some of the best new control, instrumentation and automation products as chosen by...
The System Integrator Giants program lists the top 100 system integrators among companies listed in CFE Media's Global System Integrator Database.
Each year, a panel of Control Engineering and Plant Engineering editors and industry expert judges select the System Integrator of the Year Award winners in three categories.
This eGuide illustrates solutions, applications and benefits of machine vision systems.
Learn how to increase device reliability in harsh environments and decrease unplanned system downtime.
This eGuide contains a series of articles and videos that considers theoretical and practical; immediate needs and a look into the future.
Controller programming; Safety networks; Enclosure design; Power quality; Safety integrity levels; Increasing process efficiency
Additive manufacturing benefits; HMI and sensor tips; System integrator advice; Innovations from the industry
Robotic safety, collaboration, standards; DCS migration tips; IT/OT convergence; 2017 Control Engineering Salary and Career Survey
Featured articles highlight technologies that enable the Industrial Internet of Things, IIoT-related products and strategies to get data more easily to the user.
This article collection contains several articles on how automation and controls are helping human-machine interface (HMI) hardware and software advance.
This digital report will explore several aspects of how IIoT will transform manufacturing in the coming years.

Find and connect with the most suitable service provider for your unique application. Start searching the Global System Integrator Database Now!

Infrastructure for natural gas expansion; Artificial lift methods; Disruptive technology and fugitive gas emissions
Mobility as the means to offshore innovation; Preventing another Deepwater Horizon; ROVs as subsea robots; SCADA and the radio spectrum
Future of oil and gas projects; Reservoir models; The importance of SCADA to oil and gas
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Jose S. Vasquez, Jr.
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me