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There are indoor and outdoor electronic enclosures, and they are used to protect their contents from dust, dirt, dripping water, rain, sleet, snow and ice formation according to the type of enclosure. Read More…

Custom Enclosures Custom enclosures house electronic equipment and protect it from pollutants, weather and other damaging interactions.
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Aurora, IL  |  800-204-7225

We are committed to excellence and our innovations in enclosure technology is an example of our commitment. Our unparalleled electronic enclosures are specialized for various tasks and our facility is ISO 9001:2008 certified & RoHS compliant.

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Equipto Electronics Corporation $$$

Mt. Pleasant, PA  |  800-423-9911

ITSENCLOSURES designs and manufactures enclosures to protect your electronics and valuable processes. ITSENCLOSURES offers NEMA industrial enclosures as well as indoor/outdoor large format display enclosures for LCD or Plasma displays. Please contact us for your standard or custom NEMA enclosure and thermal solutions.

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ITSENCLOSURES $$$

Des Plaines, IL  |  847-391-8100

IMS/AMCO Engineered Products is located in Des Plaines, IL. on approximately 300,000 sq.ft. of manufacturing space. With over 70 years of experience, we are THE recognized leader in the design, manufacture and integration of standard or custom electronic racks, cabinets, enclosures and consoles for all segments of Industry.

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AMCO Enclosures-an IMS Engineered Products Brand $$$

Greencastle, PA  |  717-328-9399

APX Enclosures is your complete source for the design & manufacturing of UL Listed/NEMA certified outdoor enclosures. We specialize in UL Listed Control Panels in both aluminum & stainless steel construction. All APX weatherproof enclosures are built to UL Listed 508A specifications. Whether you work in traffic, public works, communications or security markets, APX has enclosures for your needs.

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APX Enclosures, Inc. $$$

Cardington, OH  |  216-267-9000

EnclosureHub is an e-commerce distributor specializing in industrial electrical enclosures and enclosure accessories. We currently offer over 300 models of industrial electrical and electronic enclosures constructed from powder-coated carbon steel, stainless steel, aluminum, polycarbonate, and fiberglass-reinforced polyester from the industry's leading manufacturers.

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EnclosureHub $$$
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Electronic enclosures are generally box-like in shape but custom-made enclosures tend to have more variety because customization allows curves, contours and complex shapes that otherwise are not available.

Generally, aluminum, stainless steel or galvanized steel are used for their strong and durable properties. Some enclosures are made from plastic because it is easier to work with when creating small or complicated enclosures.

Though the range of applications is broad, there are 5 basic categories of enclosures. Portable enclosures are small enough to fit in a pocket or be held in a hand, like a remote car starter. They may incorporate a battery compartment or LED.

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Desk top enclosures can be customized with foot pads, removable stands and engraving. Boxes with clear windows and touch screens are common display enclosures that can be adjusted for size and mounting configuration. Wall mounted enclosures can be customized to make installation and access easier while maintaining security and safety. Lastly, cabinet enclosures usually house standard 19 inch audio and video equipment or computers but can be modified to fit virtually any need.

Custom enclosures are necessary when readymade enclosures are the wrong size, shape, material or finish. The electronic industry (or any industry that uses electronic equipment) is constantly making innovations and developing new technology that requires new housings in order to maximize space and minimize costs. The process of customizing enclosures begins with design and product engineering.

A punch, mold or die is created, depending on the material, and the product is formed. Plastic or composite materials can be molded or punched. Some metals are cold-rolled into sheets then spot or seam welded; others are cast or extruded. Extrusion forces a bar of steel or aluminum through a die and is used when complex cross sections are required. Knockouts and openings are cut and removed, and vents are added if necessary.

The enclosure is then cleaned and deburred to leave a smooth surface. Some receive a finish such as powder coating, enamel or silk-screening or may be left plain, depending on the aesthetic requirements.

The enclosure is assembled and given its final hardware and accessories, which can include handles, slides, shelves, panels, drawers, fans, blowers, power strips, wire management, doors and more.

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