Equipment protection


How Weatherproof Enclosures Stand Up to the Most Demanding Applications

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February 1st, 2016

What’s it take to make an enclosure truly “weatherproof?” It’s not a designation the engineers at Integra take lightly.
NEMA enclosures are available in more than 20 standard types to meet a wide variety of needs across a range of industries. NEMA types are numerical, but a higher number does not necessarily mean “better” – especially with respect to how weatherproof an enclosure is. So while a number of grades may give the impression of sufficient weather resistance, Integra...

Hazards of Fiberglass

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Integra

February 6th, 2014

Lung Complications, Itchy Throat, Nose Bleeds, Skin Rashes –   The Real Hazards of Fiberglass

 

As children, we crawled into the attic and were filled with delight at the sight of fluffy pink clouds. However, our parents warned us never to touch the mesmerizing material. Home insulation is often the first thing that comes to mind when we hear the word “fiberglass,” but there are many other uses for the material – one being enclosures.

Polycarbonate Electrical Enclosures Are The Light At The End of The Tunnel

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Integra

January 29th, 2014

 

Working in the mining industry can be a dangerous occupational choice for a number of reasons. Miners can be exposed to hazardous materials, intense vibration from explosions, tunnel collapses and many other dangers. Mining is just as hazardous for essential electrical equipment, so the housing used to protect electrical devices not only has to be able to withstand the intense conditions of a mining environment, but also has to keep the inside contents intact to keep production moving...

Non-Metallic Enclosure Types Are The Best At Communicating

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Integra

January 15th, 2014

 

Wireless applications can be found in all corners of the world and Integra Enclosures® are used in various unique environments to help house the fragile devices that keep these networks running. Integra has identified the needs companies have to protect their communication devices, and we believe our non-metallic enclosure types are the best for the job.

Leak Prevention Features in Waterproof Junction Boxes

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Integra

December 30th, 2013

 

Enclosures are built to protect. A superior enclosure design can be the difference between a smooth operating day and a catastrophic day in a marine environment, water treatment facility or other outdoor setting where water is involved. Equipment malfunctions can cost a company thousands of dollars and delay important projects. Waterproof junction boxes serve as an essential piece in an industrial setting by housing the electrical components that keep things running. Integra Enclosures®...

NEMA Type 4 Enclosures – Indoor Safeguard

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Integra

December 19th, 2013

 

Working in an industrial setting often means working in a demanding, potentially dangerous work environment and that requires companies to comply with high standards for safety and proper procedures. Similarly, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) sets high standards for safety and performance for the equipment used in manufacturing and other industries. Integra Enclosures®...

Four Thoughts on Manufacturing Leadership: Guiding a Product to Market

Jim McWilliams

Jim

May 7th, 2012

2011 was a big year for Integra Enclosures. We rolled out one of our most important products yet, the Genesis Line 24x24x10—the largest enclosure of its kind and specs to hit the U.S. market. A product rollout like this is a monumental endeavor, which began more than four years ago. I was recently asked, “what would you have changed or kept the same about the process of guiding this product...

Time Travel: The Future of Equipment Protection

Jim McWilliams

Jim

April 5th, 2012

If the last few years and industry trends are any indication, the equipment protection product market is going to see notable and continued evolution over the next few years. Here are a few things I think we’ll see happening in the enclosure market in the not-so-distant future:


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Integra in 2012

Jim McWilliams

Jim

February 23rd, 2012

2012 is shaping up to be one of our busiest yet here at Integra Enclosures. With the late last summer release of the Genesis 24x24x10 enclosures line (the first of its size and specs to hit the market), you can be sure that producing it and spreading the word about this new product will be at the top of our list throughout 2012. And after hearing from dozens of our customers that this new, larger...

Where in the World Are Integra Enclosures?

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Integra

October 25th, 2011

One of the best parts of the enclosure business is learning about the varied industries and environments our customers work in every day. And because of that fact, our enclosures are built to live and protect equipment just about anywhere…


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