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Electronics Protection - NEMA 4X Computer Cabinet Doors

Posted by Jennifer Bissell

Oct 4, 2018 4:02:40 PM

During the manufacturing process, the food and beverage industries must adhere to strict guidelines regarding product safety and contamination .

Industrial plants and factories must ensure that all machinery, including computer enclosures, are regularly cleaned and contaminant-free. The washdown procedure removes residue and waste materials to preserve the highest food and beverage quality.

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Creating the Perfect Desktop TITAN Computer Enclosure

Posted by ITS Enclosures

May 1, 2018 4:29:09 PM

Looking for a desktop computer enclosure that can house a widescreen monitor (up to 24"), keyboard, mouse, and computer? 

Introducing the NEMA 12 IceStation Desktop TITAN by ITSENCLOSURES! 

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Determining the True Cost of Computer Cabinet Ownership

Posted by Jennifer Bissell

Apr 9, 2018 3:14:53 PM

When budgeting for a PC enclosure deployment, there are many reasons as to why a company may choose one cabinet over another. 

Quality, warranty, reputation, and availability are all common items that drive a purchasing decision. It is wise to explore all options available on the market and hone in on some “not so obvious” items that will help companies recognize the true cost of ownership. 

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4 Signs It's Time to Replace Your Computer Enclosure's Fan Filters

Posted by ITS Enclosures

Jan 10, 2018 2:04:24 PM

When installing thermal management on heavy-duty computer enclosures, filters are essential in keeping particulate matter away from sensitive and expensive electronics.  

 

Fan filters help keep oil, dust, dirt, fibers, and lint outside and away from the enclosure system. However, it is common for filter maintenance to be overlooked after deploying a computer enclosure. Depending on the environment, filters should be checked once or twice a month (or more) to ensure that proper air flow is being circulated throughout the cabinet. 

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Using Wireless Devices Inside Industrial Computer Enclosures

Posted by ITS Enclosures

Oct 30, 2017 12:32:29 PM

How well does WiFi work when a device is enclosed in a fully-sealed, steel computer enclosure?

The most commonly used industrial computer enclosures in manufacturing environments are constructed out of metal – powder coat finish or stainless steel. A non-metallic enclosure can be used to promote a stronger wireless signal strength, but steel enclosures are more rugged, heavy-duty, and will withstand the test of time. Unfortunately, when enclosing a wireless device(s) inside of a steel enclosure, the WiFi signal can be weakened or non-existent.

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Creating the Perfect IceStation TITAN Hammerhead Computer Enclosure

Posted by ITS Enclosures

Oct 16, 2017 11:23:39 AM

The IceStation TITAN Hammerhead is a dual monitor, free-standing computer enclosure that can securely house two monitors, a computer, a barcode printer, and a keyboard/mouse.

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8 Steps for Finding the Best Industrial Enclosures Supplier

Posted by ITS Enclosures

Sep 6, 2017 1:53:41 PM

Hardware performance and functionality, in general, does not vary much between companies, but there are many options and price points available. 

On the other hand, hardware is useless if the software loaded on it is difficult to use or if customer support is not readily available. The same issues ring true for selecting an industrial enclosure for a manufacturing environment. Purchasing an enclosure from a ‘big-name’ supplier does not mean that the enclosure is the best fit for the equipment or personnel that will be using the system. From a functionality standpoint, the enclosure’s worth may far exceed the original purchase price. If the electronics are difficult to install inside of the enclosure or if there is a considerable amount of installation time, then the purchase price is not reflective of the ‘real cost.’
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3 Ways to Customize Computer Enclosures

Posted by Matt Forsman

Sep 26, 2016 10:07:37 AM

It’s not just a box… 


When searching for the perfect
pc enclosure, system integrators and project engineers should investigate outsourcing certain components of a computer workstation to help reduce costs, shorten delivery time, and ensure a better overall enclosure solution. When deploying a new workstation or upgrading an existing system, designers must determine what type of computer enclosure will work best, and also plan how the components and wiring will come together to complete the project. Enclosure manufacturers always strive to quickly provide the “perfect” cabinet. However, the value added through flexibility and modifications can be very appealing if integrators work with a supplier that “can do it all.”

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