Cases and Enclosures

Stainless steel enclosure for large digit indicators

BEKA has introduced a 316 Stainless Steel enclosure option for its popular ‘G’ range field mounting 4/20mA loop powered indicators. Designed for applications in marine and harsh environments, the new enclosure provides IP66 protection after a 7J impact to the enclosure, or a 4J impact to the toughened glass window. …

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Rittal supplies bespoke panels for critical controls

The East Midlands Instrumentation Company Ltd (EMI), an electrical, instrumentation and control installation contractor for the power generation, power transmission, rail and industrial markets based in Gainsborough, had a complex specification from a client.  The client needed specially designed panels to protect critical equipment that controlled a remote pumping station …

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Using edge data centres to create decentralised IT resources quickly and flexibly

The volumes of data that now need to be processed are soaring as a consequence of digital transformation, so companies need a quick and easy solution for establishing new data centres directly, where that data is generated. Modular edge data centres offer the ideal solution here. The example of retail …

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Protecting the industrial environment by applying ergonomic design

A report from the Health and Safety Executive in 2018 estimated that 6.6 million working days were lost in the UK in 2017/18 due to work related musculoskeletal disorders.  This accounts for nearly a quarter (24 per cent) of all working days lost due to work related ill-health in the …

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Rittal Launches New Blue e Chillers in 11 to 25 kW output class

Rittal has significantly improved its range of cooling technology for machines and enclosures with its new Blue e chillers in 11 to 25 kW output class. Using 40 per cent less refrigerant, the devices will make an important contribution to sustainable environmental protection. Meanwhile users benefit from the chillers’ precise temperature …

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Reducing the energy output of machine tools

No business should ever underestimate the large amount of energy consumed by machine tools.  Cooling enclosures and spindles alone commonly account for more than 15 per cent of a company’s annual energy bill. A test installation at a CNC lathe has demonstrated that Rittal Blue e+ chillers significantly reduce energy …

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Ensuring a fast turnaround on enclosures

To the untrained eye, electrical enclosures can come across as very uniform, standardised products. However, experts such as Spelsberg, a leading manufacturer of premium enclosures, must be adaptable when it comes to meeting specific customer requirements within a short timeframe. Thanks to decades of experience in providing standard and custom …

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Rittal celebrates its 40th anniversary in Rotherham

2019 marks the 40th anniversary of Rittal.  The company started its operations in Rotherham in July 1979, providing provide distribution, sales and marketing support for its customers. It also has sites at Canary Wharf in London and it has manufacturing operations in Plymouth – which recently won “Manufacture of the Year …

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Climate Control maintenance is no false economy…. It’s the key to efficiency

£480,000…. Is a lot of money!  But that is what I was told it costs one of the UK’s largest automotive manufacturers PER HOUR when they experience downtime on their paint plant.  Your overheads may not be as substantial as the above example, but that doesn’t take away from the fact that the …

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Rittal forms global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens for Edge and IoT initiatives

Rittal has formed a new global strategic partnership with Atos and Siemens to develop intelligent edge data centre solutions for smart industries, smart cities, smart retail, energy and utility companies, and public sector organisations. The new ‘Intelligent Edge Data Centre’ (IEDC) is a highly configurable, data centre solution that enables …

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