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Customizing Your Industrial Computer Enclosure

The term “custom” enclosure often gets a poor reputation for being more expensive than standard units and having excessive lead times. However, this is not always the case. When researching the best industrial computer enclosure for the job, it is critical to choose an enclosure provider which utilizes off-the-shelf items to customize a solution that […]

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How to Customize Computer Enclosures

It’s not just a simple steel box. Enclosure manufacturers always strive to quickly ship the ideal cabinet to satisfy customers’ requests. The value added through flexibility and modifications can be very appealing if integrators work with a supplier that “can do it all.” When searching online for heavy-duty pc enclosures, integrators and project engineers often investigate […]

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How LCD Enclosures Can Enhance a Manufacturing Environment

Can digital signage/LCD enclosures be utilized in factories and industrial settings? More and more manufacturers are using LCD monitors on dirty, dusty plant floors. With digital signage, management can communicate vital information efficiently to employees with a few clicks of a button. Deploying an LCD in a warehouse or factory environment involves extensive planning. The […]

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4 Tips for Choosing the Best LCD for Outdoor Digital Signage

Many customers exclaim, “I will just provide my own LCD monitor for my outdoor digital signage project.” But, will the monitor be an effective solution installed outdoors? When deploying outdoor digital signage, the LCD chosen really does matter! For many customers, it might be desirable to purchase the “best deal” or least expensive monitor on the market, […]

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Creating the Perfect IceStation TITAN PC Enclosure

Looking for a computer enclosure that can house a monitor, keyboard, mouse, computer, and barcode or desktop printer? Meet the NEMA 12 IceStation TITAN by ITSENCLOSURES! Measuring at 60-inches high, 30-inches wide, and 27-inches deep, the 14 gauge steel (with 12 gauge doors) TITAN pc enclosure is an all-in-one industrial workstation that will protect your PC and electronics […]

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3 Reasons to Add Cooling to Computer Enclosures

When installing electronics in a heavy-duty, NEMA rated computer enclosure, a cooling thermal management unit (air conditioner, filtered fan system, vortex cooling unit, heat exchanger) should be considered. Expensive equipment (like computers, thermal printers, LCD monitors and other related peripherals) can overheat inside of a sealed pc enclosure, thus causing electronics to cease working or, at the […]

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4 Items to Check During a Digital Signage Site Survey

When planning an outdoor digital signage project, how important is a site survey? Many digital signage installations are retrofits of existing sites and most Quick Service Restaurants (QSRs)/fast food stores will require prep work to install an outdoor digital menu board or digital presell board. When preparing for your project, a site survey is extremely […]

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Questions to Ask When Searching for a Computer Enclosure

If your company is looking to purchase a heavy-duty enclosure for a computer, monitor, or printer, what questions should be pondered when searching for the right solution? There are various items to consider before placing a purchase order. For example, what is the temperature range of the enclosure’s environment? Will dust and dirt be in […]

Industrial Computer Enclosures vs. Industrial Computers

Multiple challenges exist when deploying computer equipment in a manufacturing environment. Extreme temperature fluctuations, dust, dirt, grease and splashing fluids are threatening for expensive electronics. Prior to implementing electronics on the plant floor, the system designer has the option of specifying an industrially hardened computer or an aptly sealed industrial computer enclosure to be used with […]

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4 Steps for Selecting a Heavy-Duty Computer Enclosure

What is the most effective way to determine what NEMA rated computer enclosure is best for a harsh facility? In an industrial environment or machining factory, protecting a PC, printer, monitor, and related peripherals from dangers – like dirt, dust, grease, humidity, liquids and harmful corrosives – is critical. Performing a simple Internet search will […]

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NEMA Ratings – What they mean for Industrial Enclosures

At ITSENCLOSURES, most of our heavy-duty, industrial enclosures are rated NEMA 12, NEMA 4, and NEMA 4X. Our NEMA-rated enclosures are ideal for any and all environments where dust, dirt and exposure to liquids or corrosives threaten the performance of your equipment. NEMA ratings and standards were established by the National Electrical Manufacturer’s Association and […]

3 Tips for Installing ADA Compliant Digital Signage

In 2010, new ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) regulations were put into place regarding accessible design for disabled Americans. These changes particularly impact how digital signage can be installed in public places. Installations may include self-service kiosks, LCD enclosures, and video walls, just to name a few. These types of digital signage need to adhere to […]

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Budgeting for an Outdoor Digital Menu Board Project

At the beginning of a deployment, outdoor digital menu boards may seem like a significant investment. However, if done right, the benefits far exceed the upfront costs.

3 Areas Printer Enclosures Protect Zebra Printers

Deploying a NEMA-rated printer enclosure will allow a Zebra barcode printer to be installed in a multitude of areas. At busy warehouses and distribution centers across the country, barcode tracking has been actively used for decades. It is how companies do business in the digital age. However, not every environment is created equal! Less than […]

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Finding a Computer Enclosure to Protect Your Tower

I need to protect my computer tower – what is my best option? As technology progresses, it is more and more vital to have computers on the factory or plant floor.  However, if they are not properly protected in a computer enclosure, the shelf life of the computer could be very short. Dirt, dust, and even […]

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Effects of Heat & Humidity on Computer Enclosures

What toll will heat and humidity take on electronics in a sealed computer enclosure? When choosing a computer enclosure, it is always a good rule of thumb to determine the necessary thermal management. An enclosure that has an internal temperature of over 95°F generally calls for a cooling system that is more powerful than a […]

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Computer Enclosures & Preventative Maintenance

How can industrial computer enclosures help a manufacturing plant? Like modern medicine, the idea of proactively taking a role in the “health” of electrical equipment will provide great value to a company. If an illness is approaching, the human body has the ability to provide early warning signs. The same can be said about electronics. While […]

Keeping Rack Enclosures Cool with Thermal Management

When installed inside of a server rack enclosure, there are many factors that can affect the performance of electronics. Popular reasons for using thermal management, include: environments that are hot and dirty or electronics that produce a good amount of heat inside of an enclosure. For example, if the temperature outside a rack enclosure will […]

5 Tips for Deploying Outdoor Digital Signage Boards

Considering an outdoor digital deployment in the New Year? As prices slowly fall on digital signage, enclosures, LCDs and content, more and more Quick Service Restaurant’s (QSR) are deciding that it is finally time to “go digital” both indoors and out. As Ben Sillitoe discussed in Essential Retail, “Research group IHS released a study in […]