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 and maintain the safety of the employees. Polycarbonate electrical enclosures are one of the best solutions for the mining industry, and Integra Enclosures wants to outline some of the reasons why.

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