plastic enclosure Articles

  • Taking the right approach to plastic enclosures

    Standard enclosures do not remain standard for long. In no time, engineers put holes, cutouts, and recesses into pristine boxes. This process is necessary to make the enclosure functional. There are connections to be wired, switches to mount, and readouts to view. Every design is different and every application unique. All applications seem to require customizing the enclosure. Plastic ...


    By FIBOX Enclosures

  • Plastic electrical enclosures – solutions for extreme customization

    Standard enclosures do not remain standard for long. In no time, engineers put holes, cutouts, and recesses into pristine boxes. This process is necessary to make the enclosures functional. There are switches to mount, readouts to view and connections to be made. Every application is unique and every solution is different, and all applications seem to require customizing the enclosure. Rather ...


    By FIBOX Enclosures

  • Plastic enclosures now offer cost-effective solutions for wider variety of applications

    Sometimes an engineer's decision to use a plastic enclosure is clear-cut, for example when the installation will be in a paper mill, where chemical attack will rapidly destroy a metal enclosure. In other instances, the decision to go with plastic is less obvious, and depends upon the severity of the installation environment. Cost has always been a factor in selecting a plastic enclosure over a ...


    By FIBOX Enclosures

  • Technical brief - FR standards for weather protection & containment enclosures

    Introduction The worldwide market for temporary enclosures has steadily increased over the last two decades as facility owners, engineers and contractors recognise the safety benefits and cost-effectiveness of installing temporary enclosures. Apart from minimising weather-induced delays to a project, scaffold sheeting enhances site safety by preventing debris and small objects from falling ...

  • Drying plastic resin pellets in injection- Molding & Extrusion processes case study

    Application Moisture concentrations are measured in the dry purge air used to remove moisture from a hopper containing plastic resin pellets used in injection-molding and extrusion processes. Problem Moisture contaminates the plastic resin pellets causing several quality problems in the finished plastic products. Moisture causes clear ...

  • Cost-cutting cover-up

    When discussing enclosure packaging, it’s typical for a design engineer to have strong opinions about how to package a specific design. After all, who doesn’t want a new device to have the best packaging possible? Whether that package is intended to be an ergonomic beauty that aids (and impresses) the end user or an enclosure for protecting delicate electronics in hostile ...


    By FIBOX Enclosures

  • Flame Retardant Protection - Scaffold Sheeting

    Powerclad FR is a range of Flame Retardant versatile and cost-effective scaffold sheeting and open mesh products for temporary containment and weather protection enclosures. Our systems provide an unparalleled choice of materials to encapsulate a project, providing solutions to weather induced delays, enhancing site safety and security, minimising ...

  • Mono nov holds the quay

    Mono NOV plays a major part in waste water treatment facilities for Dover Harbour Board. There are more than 18 Mono products installed on the site, ranging from energy saving Mutrators to versatile Merlin pumps and Munchpumps, the combination of an SB Muncher and Mono p.c. pump. A pump from the MD Range was the first Mono pump to be installed on site back in the 1970’s and this pump is still ...

  • Cleaner Production in Confectionery Manufacturing: Cadbury Schweppes

    Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd has implemented a large number of cleaner production initiatives at it's Ringwood Confectionery plant in Victoria. The annual savings from reduced raw material and waste disposal costs amount to $780,000. Background Cadbury Schweppes Pty Ltd's plant in Ringwood, Victoria produces a range of confectionery products, including Easter eggs, chocolate bars ...


  • Technical brief - fire prevention takes hold

    Supporting contributors to the Code include The Association of British Insurers, The Chief Fire Officers Association and the London Fire Brigade. The Code is being incorporated in many site insurance contracts. Noteworthy is “non-compliance with this Code could possibly result in insurance ceasing to be available or being withdrawn, resulting in a possible breach of a construction contract ...

  • Preparing the way for commercial organics recovery

    The Planning for a source-separated commercial organics program began in California's Santa Cruz County in 2001. Businesses were surveyed to determine if there was sufficient interest in separate collection of food, food-soiled paper and wax-coated cardboard to supply a collection route. Many restaurants, markets and residential facilities responded enthusiastically to the idea of collection and ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Prevent hospital acquired infections during construction projects

    The issue of hospital acquired infections is a serious problem. According to several sources, three to four million hospital-acquired infections occur annually, with up to 80,000 fatalities. The costs of these infections are estimated to be between $4 billion and $5 billion per year (Air-Treatment Systems for Controlling Hospital acquired Infections, HPAC Engineering, April 2, 2008).Healthcare ...

  • Edmonton is a world-class composting city

    State-of-the-art compost facility draws visitors from around the world A Canadian composting facility has become a hub for industry experts from around the world. Visitors from virtually every continent have visited the Edmonton Composting Facility to learn how this state-of-the art facility is combining sewage sludge (biosolids) with residential solid waste, to create a high-quality ...


    By Vermeer

  • Wood shavings become coveted heating material / RUF Briquetting Press - Case Study

    RUF briquetting press saves carpenters from having a large shavings bunker and brings additional revenues. Master Carpenter Hermann Schreder knows problems with troublesome wood shavings first-hand. He has ended it three years ago and introduced an ideal solution within the scope of a business extension: With the RUF briquetting system, he compresses wood shavings to compact wood briquettes, ...

  • Professional Advice for NEBOSH Success

    Maximising your Study and Exam Approach Following the success of our NEBOSH Quick Reference Sheet we released last week, I thought I would build on this with some extra advice for those students who really want to go the extra mile. Do you just want to pass? Or do you want to get a Distinction? Maybe even a Best Candidate Award? If you’re ambitious, ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

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