Cases and Enclosures

Moving forward through the manufacturing storm

Standing still isn’t an option for manufacturers in the UK. Neither is simply moving forward with a “business as usual” mindset. Researchers at the MIT CISR identified two drivers for successful digital transformation: an organisation’s experience maturity, and its operational efficiency. Here, Stephen Hayes, managing director of automation technology expert …

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Taking the cabinets out of control automation

It’s time to take control cabinets out of industrial control and automation applications. This is the view of industrial technology specialist Beckhoff Automation UK, who has published a new whitepaper laying out the company’s view of the future of automation and exploring the concept of automation without cabinets. The whitepaper …

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Rittal’s AX plastic enclosures: Now approved for outdoor use

Rittal has extended its AX compact enclosure portfolio with a new AX plastic enclosure range. This plastic AX enclosure will not only protect senstive electrical components in the very harshest of environments; its new mounting functions will also make internal installations effortless. Rittal is replacing its previous KS series with …

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Never settle for second best enclosures on outdoor electrical installations

The choice of enclosure should never be an afterthought, left to the end of the project or under-budgeted, especially in outdoor installations. Here Chris Lloyd, Managing Director of enclosure manufacturer Spelsberg UK explains why a suitable enclosure is important and outlines a strategic approach to enclosure selection. For outdoor electrical …

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Rittal inside the food factory

Maintaining high standards of hygiene is a priority in all food and beverage factories, which means keeping machines, enclosures and systems spotlessly clean while maintaining production efficiency. However, within food and beverage production and processing plants there are three categories of hygiene “zones”: high, medium and low hygiene spaces. Your choice …

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Rittal publishes guide to HD enclosures for the food and beverage industry

Enclosures for switchgear and electrical equipment are vital across the manufacturing and engineering sectors including food and beverage production companies.  An enclosure creates a protective environment for sensitive electrical components, while also protecting operatives from contact with the electrical circuitry. The design of these enclosures needs to take account of …

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Rittal unveils new AX and KX enclosure ranges

Millions of customers worldwide rely on Rittal compact and small enclosures. However, Rittal has raised the bar with its new AX compact enclosure and KX small enclosure ranges.  Each are designed to offer customers both consistent data delivery and a myriad of other benefits, including a 30 percent reduction in assembly time, 30 percent more space for cables and no less …

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Rittal’s IT rack supports world-leading Secure Edge Data Centre

The Secure Edge Data Centre (SEDC) is an all-in-one plug and play industrial data centre solution that is specifically designed to run in industrial environments, bringing enterprise-grade IT capacity closer to the point of data collection and machine control. Developed in partnership by Rittal, Hewlett Packard Enterprises and ABB, the …

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A new era in small enclosure configuration

The Rittal Configuration System (RiCS) is an exciting new user-friendly design tool, for error-free accessory configurations of small and compact enclosures.  The process is so fast and streamlined that it is estimated it can reduce the time it takes for a user to choose, configure and purchase a compact enclosure …

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Rittal’s AX KX compact and small enclosures

Millions of small or compact enclosures from Rittal protect sensitive control electronics systems across the globe. Notwithstanding this success, Rittal – the inventor of industrial enclosure technology – has recently completely revised its product range, focusing on the opportunities and demands arising from digitalization. The new AX compact and KX …

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