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Steve Sullivan, Training Manager


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Modular Industrial Enclosures Deliver Efficiency, Flexibility and Safety.

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in Enclosures for Electronics, modular enclosures, enlosures

Modular freestanding enclosures offer a number of key advantages over traditional unibody enclosures. While modular enclosures are the predominant enclosure worldwide, the adoption rate in North America has been slower.  

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Industrial Enclosures Protect Components in Harsh Environments

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2016 10:00:00 AM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in Rittal Enclosures, Industrial Enclosures, Enclosures for Electronics, modular enclosures, enlosures

Industrial enclosures face harsh conditions. From blazing to frigid temperatures, to dust, oil, dirt, airborne corrosives and liquids. Industrial engineers know that the manufacturing environment poses a multitude of challenges to the integrity of the control panel infrastructure.  

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Busbar Systems Power Industrial Enclosures

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2016 11:28:32 AM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in IT Cabinets, Enclosures Power Distribution, modular enclosures, enlosures

Busbar Is the Easy Choice to Replace Traditional Wiring 

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LED Lighting System Designed Exclusively for Industrial Enclosures

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2016 1:57:07 PM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in Industrial Enclosures, modular enclosures, enlosures

Rittal has set a new standard with the LED compact system light. The innovative LED technology shines into every corner of industrial enclosures, from the roof to the floor. No other enclosure light on the market today provides the lumen power…up to three times the luminous flux of the next closest competitor.

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Improving Arc Flash Prevention and Safety

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2016 10:17:42 AM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in Industrial Enclosures, IT Enclosures, Enclosures Power Distribution, Data Center Solutions, protection

Working among the electrical components in an enclosure comes with inherent risks. The power in any one enclosure can range from 2kw up to 200kw depending on the power density. One of the most common and dangerous risk is an arc flash (or flashover).

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Rittal’s Flange Mount Disconnect Enclosure Promises a Safer Environment

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 14, 2016 11:15:12 AM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in modular enclosures

Keeping your staff from opening a powered enclosure is one of the most secure safeguards you can establish for them and your company. Rittal is one of the few manufacturers of a Flange Mount Disconnect Enclosure that truly meets the UL508A Standard, the standard for the construction of Industrial Control Panels.

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Five Reasons a Modular Cabinet Is Better than an Old Gray Box (#3 May Surprise You)

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 12, 2016 3:19:05 PM / by Steve Sullivan, Training Manager posted in modular enclosures

A welded box, commonly called the old gray box, looks exactly like you would picture it: 10 or 12 gauge steel welded in the shape of a box. Although a similar shape, a modular cabinet offers extra amenities that make taking care of the internal contents a more cost-effective, time-saving and user-friendly experience. Here are six reasons you should opt for a modular enclosure instead of an old gray box, no matter the application.

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