Cases and Enclosures

Off to a flying start

Can enclosures be machined and fitted out even faster? This article explores how the AX compact enclosure from Rittal speeds things up. Meurer-etechnik is looking to the new AX compact enclosure from Rittal to improve its production efficiency. How does the new model differ from its predecessor, the AE? A …

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Hylec increases headcount, appoints Chris Shore as South Western Area Sales Manager

Hylec-APL, the specialist supplier of electrical components and enclosures, has appointed Chris Shore as South Western Area Sales Manager from July 1, 2021.  Chris joins an expanding team at Hylec as the company reports robust sales across its entire product portfolio.  Shore is responsible for UK sales from Cornwall in …

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Summers Coming – Look before it’s too late!

Even before summertime hits, we have already seen some good BBQ weather, with the mercury rising and letting us enjoy the great outdoors. Great for you, but it doesn’t bode as well for your electrical equipment. At this point in the year, there probably won’t be any alarms on your …

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EPLAN and Rittal add value for LCA Group

Since taking over LCA Group in 2017, Managing Director Alan Sheppard has always maintained a focus on innovation, and the use of cutting-edge technology to further the firm’s manufacturing and assembly capabilities. The primary focus was on the investment in technologies that would speed up client approval processes and improve …

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Fast prototypes for industrial enclosures

There was a time when prototypes for bespoke industrial enclosures were expensive and took weeks to produce. Thanks to advances in 3D printing, today’s prototypes are not only faster and less expensive to develop, but the increased possibility to make design tweaks creates a better final product. Chris Lloyd, Managing …

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Four excuses not to take your enclosure cooling maintenance seriously

There is an adage that time is money, this is particularly true when it comes to production downtime. Hold ups in production could result in lost money- a lot of lost money! Losses of up to £480,000 have been suggested that one of the UK’s largest automotive manufacturers could lose …

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‘Glocalisation’ defines robust Spelsberg UK 2021 supply chain

2020 has presented multiple challenges to businesses, especially in terms of overcoming supply chain interruptions. Spelsberg UK, a leading manufacturer of electrical enclosures, is offering its customers the opportunity to overcome these challenges in 2021. Combining the reliability of a responsive, localised supply service with global support – the business …

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VX SE: New free-standing system enclosure from Rittal

Baying enclosures are frequently employed for free-standing use cases – but are not always the best approach. The advantages of stand-alone products such as the Rittal VX SE have often been overlooked. This represents a best-of-both-worlds solution midway between Rittal AX compact enclosures and the VX25 baying portfolio. VX SE …

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Why Systems Accessories for Cabling are Indispensable

Switch and control panels protect electrical devices in a ‘hostile environment’. They prevent damage from moisture, dust or contact. But that is not enough. Accessories are often used for ease of use and to make the assembly of panels simpler and clearer. These usually originated from the user. It is …

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Rittal celebrates 60th anniversary

It is April 1, 1961, when an international success story begins in a small weaving mill in central Hesse – the standardization of enclosures. Rudolf Loh founds the Rittal company and changes the industry with one idea. What was initially smiled at is now a phenomenon: The standard enclosure is …

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