Specifications for an equipment enclosure can lead to an overwhelming number of options. This new checklist is designed to walk you through all the necessary steps for designing and buying a custom enclosure. It's quick and easy and the whole list is only a few pages long. Check off what you need and take notes as you follow the steps.
You'll find details and instructions for what to do for each of these sections.
- Determine the protection you need
- Measure your equipment and size the enclosure
- Consider ongoing maintenance and equipment needs
- Think about the extras
- Collaborate on the design with manufacturer
- Issue the purchase order
Maintenance and engineering teams are going to live with the consequences of an enclosure decision, good or bad, for a decade or more. Traditionally project managers have had to settle for an adequate solution to keep a project on schedule and on budget. That’s not the case any more. Custom industrial enclosures are feasible for a wide range of applications - quickly and affordably. After all, so much attention goes into the application - isn’t it important to protect it as well as you design it?