Cleanliness and NEMA 4X Enclosures

When it comes to maintaining sanitary equipment in the food and beverage industry, operators should be proactive about the overall cleanliness of their facility. In 2011, President Barack Obama signed into law the biggest overhaul of American food safety laws since the 1930s. “The legislation gives the federal Food and Drug Administration the authority to […]

Deploying Computer Enclosures Outdoors

When deploying computer enclosures in outdoor environments, the installation will present a unique set of challenges. The risk of equipment failure requires computer equipment to withstand solar heat, rain, snow, sleet, and extreme temperatures. In addition to environmental concerns, one must consider the technical aspects involved in installing electronics in the outdoors. To be effective, the internal […]

Cooling for NEMA 4X Enclosures

When deploying enclosures in an environment with extreme temperatures, thermal management is critical. It is necessary for maintaining the optimum performance of electronics and for keeping a computer system protected from elevated levels of heat. Since a NEMA 4X enclosure requires a watertight seal, a unique set of challenges must be overcome when installing a […]

Enclosures in a Humid Environment

Can electronics survive without enclosures in a humid environment? In many harsh, manufacturing settings, printers, computers, monitors, and electrical equipment are housed in industrial computer enclosures that are designed to protect against severe, exterior environments (humidity, water, dirt, dust). However, even in a NEMA rated enclosure, liquid can enter the enclosure under a variety of […]

Types of Enclosure Materials

Industrial enclosures for computers, printers, and electronics come in a variety of colors, sizes, and materials. When searching for the best fitting enclosure for a specific environment, it is paramount to consider what material the enclosure will be fabricated out of and how it will perform under severe conditions. A buyer or end user should […]

Creating the Perfect NEMA 4X PB20 Printer Enclosure

Barcode label printers are utilized every day in factories, shipping centers, industrial buildings, and harsh production areas (both inside and outside). Stainless steel, printer box enclosures, with a NEMA 4X rating, are a perfect enclosure solution for the food, beverage, or pharmaceutical industries. These built-to-last printer enclosures will protect against harsh washdowns, dirt & dust, […]

3 Questions to Ask Prior to Purchasing Printer Enclosures

In manufacturing environments, the demand for label printers continues to rise at a fast rate. From product labels to serial numbers to shipping labels, it is almost impossible for a product to ship out of a factory or warehouse without some type of identification sticker. It is no secret that warehouses, plants, and factories are oftentimes […]

Creating the Best Desktop Computer Enclosure

Looking for a desktop computer enclosure that can house a monitor (up to 24-inches or 27-inches with window modification), computer, keyboard, and mouse? Introducing the NEMA 12 IceStation Desktop TITAN by ITSENCLOSURES! Measuring 31-inches high by 30-inches wide by 30-inches deep, the 14-gauge steel, half-height TITAN is a heavy-duty, industrial enclosure that will protect your valuable electronics against dust, dirt, lint, […]

3 Considerations When Installing a Rack Enclosure

Many companies utilize a server room to house important network equipment. Finding the perfect rack mount enclosure does require some thorough research. Identifying and understanding the following 3 considerations will help to make a well-informed decision on the best rack enclosure for the job. 3 Helpful Tips to Find the Perfect Rack Enclosure: Space Is […]

Keeping Electronics Cool Inside a Computer Enclosure

When storing electronics in a computer, monitor, printer, or rack enclosure, proper cooling is necessary to increase the overall life of the electronics. It comes as no surprise that heat can damage electronics. As a rule of thumb, the life expectancy of electronics is cut in half for every 18°F in which they operate above […]