One of the biggest problems with reputable companies offering enclosures is the fact that they don’t offer near enough options to be useful for certain equipment.
They offer very standardized enclosures with a handful of size options, but that is often about as far as they go.
Custom enclosures seem far harder to come by for some reason, but they are far more helpful when you need the proper safety and waterproofing for your expensive electronics.
An enclosure with no internals, one door, and restrictions on depth and size can only accommodate so many different machines.
This is why we put work into making custom enclosures.
Using refined machining processes allows us to bend and weld enclosures to fit almost any size and shape without sacrificing the durability of the 304 stainless steel used to make them rust and corrosion-proof for harsh environments.
Because a metal box with a single door isn’t always all that helpful; we offer many additions to add functionality. Things like slide-out shelves and rear doors allow access to vital parts of your machines without having to shut everything down and remove them.
The enclosures can also have windows to view any screens, while still maintaining a water-tight seal.
We also understand that these enclosures are going to be in a host of different environments.
In addition to the environmental stability of the stainless steel that we use, we often make our enclosures using rain gutters and water-tight seals for wet plants.
Temperature extremes aren’t an issue either.
In hot plants, it can be difficult to have computer equipment on the floor inside an enclosure because they run the risk of overheating. This can be solved by installing cooling or heating systems into our enclosures to control the inside temp.
Basically, you shouldn’t just buy some standardized enclosure if it doesn’t have everything you are looking for and trying to modify an enclosure to suit your needs might have an adverse effect.
Trust professionals who are willing to work with you to make the perfect enclosure for your needs.
When people are looking for these items, they generally look for quality at a fair price.
Often, the mistake is made in looking at price and not considering the long term.
In that regard, may I suggest you focus on quality and versatility.
Commonly, stainless steel enclosures and carts are manufactured to easily move, or re-position materials from one position to another.
For example, you may have a 250 lb or 500 lb bench scale with a 24 x 24 in base, which could increase efficiency if utilized in two or more separate locations at different times.
You can quickly realize the cost efficiency in the investment of a durable and mobile cart or stand.
Although you may think your people can easily maneuver or manually relocate such equipment, is it really worth the risk of equipment damage, or personal pain or strain?
Although mobility is an important feature, equally important is durability.
In an industrial environment, the material of choice is normally stainless steel.
Whether the need is for a stationary stand with adjustable feet or a cart with adjustable wheels, your needs can be easily fulfilled.
As a leader in providing equipment in the food industry, the same principles of eliminating areas for bacteria accumulation are standard in stand and cart design and production.
All areas are accessible for easy cleaning and designed to prevent any subsequent water retention.
Additionally, what ever the need, the appropriate wheels are selected accordingly.
Whether your need is for light weight aluminum, or the endurance factors of stainless steel, your specified needs for portable carts/stands can be met.
There are a number of issues that plant managers run into in any given plant – some costly and some dangerous. Fortunately, we provide specialized products to deal with some of these issues like:
A plant can be a physically taxing place to work, so it is important to optimize it for maximum employee safety.
One common instance is when an employee has to bend down to access a machine or panel.
The constant repetition of this particular movement can cause serious back issues over time.
This is easily solved by putting your various machines and controls on stands which elevate them to a height that best fits your employees.
They are made custom to your specifications and have the ability for height adjustment if needed.
Sensitive Equipment in a Washdown Environment
Although a stainless steel enclosure would work in this situation, in order to seal the equipment away from water, some plants do not have or are not looking for enclosures.
An alternative to enclosing your equipment would be the addition of mobility so that the equipment can be moved away from areas being washed.
The best way to do this is by placing the equipment on an industrial cart.
Our carts, made of stainless steel, are durable and functional.
They have custom features like stationary locking and make use of continuous welding to make surfaces that are easy as possible to clean.
Enclosures can also be created with stands and carts integrated into their design.
Ask us about any of the options available for enclosures, carts, and stands, and we would be happy to help you out!
Stainless steel enclosures are a great way to protect your equipment in a hazardous or caustic work environment, but sometimes they need a little extra accessibility.
With the use of custom stainless steel stands and carts, this isn’t a problem.
Carts are an easy way of adding mobility to an enclosure or a piece of machinery. By placing an enclosure on a secure platform and adding casters, the enclosure becomes usable wherever it is needed within a plant.
Stands allow for a more ergonomic workspace by putting enclosures and controls at an appropriate height for employee interaction. These can be combined with carts for mobility or bolted to the ground for stationary use.
They ultimately prevent things like back injuries from repeated motions that aren’t at an optimal height for the employees. Both our carts and our stands adhere to the same rigorous standards that are met by most of our machines.
We opt for structural angle construction to ensure that the legs of these carts and stands are open and easily cleaned without any sort of site for water to pool up. The carts and stands are most often made of stainless steel to provide the same sort of environmental protection that we have in the enclosures themselves.
There are always features to add on top of the standard methods as well.
A smart option for carts is a locking system that can fix the cart in place when it needs to be stationary.
Leverage bars can be added to the cart that lift it up onto the wheels when movement is necessary, but allow it to drop down to rest on stationary feet when it is needed in a static location.
This provides a more stable rugged base than simple wheel locks.
This is just a taste of the stainless steel utility products that we make, but there are plenty of customization options to choose from, so contact us if you have any specific requirements!