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Things to Consider When Selecting an Electrical Enclosure

Are you trying to select a replacement enclosure or decide which enclosure you should use in a new control application? This post discusses a few considerations you should keep in mind during your search.

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Rittal’s TopTherm Air Conditioners

Rittal TopTherm Air Conditioners

As the weather starts to heat up, it’s important to make sure that your essential and expensive components in your enclosure, plant floor, or other areas are protected from overheating. Rittal, one of the leading manufacturers of industrial and IT enclosures and accessories, offers energy-saving TopTherm air conditioners that can provide you with the peace-of-mind that your components are safe from the heat.

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BgB’s Weekly Wire: Rittal’s TopTherm Air Conditioners

Rittal TopTherm Air Conditioners

This week’s video features Rittal TopTherm air conditioners. Rittals energy-saving air conditioning units from 1,700 BTU to 16,800 BTU target energy savings of 45 percent or more. Made in Rittal’s central Ohio manufacturing facility and ready for quick delivery and installation, their industry-leading..

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Weekly Welty – Rittal Enclosure Heaters

Weekly Welty - Rittal Enclosure Heaters

This week’s video features Rittal’s enclosure heaters. Rittal enclosure heaters are designed to regulate the internal conditions of an enclosure. Advanced PTC technology allows the heater to self-regulate its…

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Keep Your Equipment Safe with Rittal Enclosure Heaters

Rittal Enclosure Heaters

As temperatures get colder, it’s important to make sure your industrial electrical enclosures are properly heated so you don’t suffer enclosure component failures or malfunctions. In cold temperatures condensation on enclosure components can cause irrevocable damage. A simple way to prevent condensation from forming is…

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Rittal Practical Benefits of Modular Industrial Enclosures White Paper

One of the greatest benefits of Rittal’s enclosures is their modular construction that allows you to create an industrial control panel that perfectly suits your application, with no unnecessary or useless components. Read their white paper titled “The Practical Benefits of Modular Industrial Enclosures” for an in-depth look at cost savings that modular enclosure systems can provide that traditional unibody enclosures do not.
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Modular freestanding enclosures offer a number of key advantages when compared to traditional unibody enclosures. Many times these attributes are overlooked either out of a false perception of increased enclosure costs, a reluctance to change or…

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Rittal Stainless Steel Enclosures and Industrial Applications White Paper

For technical aspects of stainless steel that are crucial to the selection of industrial enclosures including composition, distringuishing properties of different grades, chemical resistances, suitable applications and general benefits of stainless steel versus carbon steel enclosures read Rittal’s stainless steel enclosures and industrial applications white paper.

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By definition, stainless steel is a metal alloy containing at least 10.5% chromium by mass. In a process known as passivation, the chromium within the metal forms a very thin layer of chromium oxide when exposed to the oxygen in our atmosphere. This layer continually protects the metal beneath and spontaneously regenerates if the surface is scratched — which is why stainless steel enclosures provide excellent corrosion resistance without the need for painting or any kind of surface treatment. Because of this passivation that stainless steel alloys…

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Rittal Enclosure Materials White Paper

Selecting an enclosure made of the correct material for your application ensures that your enclosure will last as long as possible and will save you money in the long run. For in-depth tips on enclosure material selection, strength of materials, differences between stainless steel T304 and T316, and cost of materials…

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Rittal TS8 Modular Enclosures Allow Customization and Ease Installation

Rittal is well known for their world-class TS8 enclosures that can house delicate instruments in harsh environments or the latest computer components in an IT data center. Featuring a 16-fold tubular frame and multi-level mounting capability, they offer unsurpassed strength

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Electrical Enclosure Heater Selection Guide

How to Prevent Premature Failure of Control Panel Components Due to Condensation Why is a heater necessary? Since control panels and their components are integral to the success of your facility, it is important to take every step possible to

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