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INTRODUCTION
Purpose
• Understand electrical enclosure materials
Objectives
• Learn about available electrical enclosure construction materials
• Understand the factors used to select the proper enclosure material
• Understand the tradeoffs between various materials & their
performance impacts
Learning Time
• 15 minutes
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PROTECT FROM
THE ELEMENTS
Industrial automation equipment can be
used in almost any environment imaginable.
Enclosures must protect these items from
harmful elements to extend their life and
prevent expensive operations downtime.
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INDUSTRIAL ENCLOSURE MATERIAL TYPES
MATERIAL
RATINGS
INDOOR/ OUTDOOR
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
MILD STEEL
TYPES 1, 12, 3R, 4
IP20/30/54/55
Indoor
Outdoor non-corrosive
Industrial & commercial applications
304 STAINLESS
STEEL
TYPE 4X
IP66/69K
Indoor/Outdoor
Food & Beverage
316L STAINLESS
STEEL
TYPE 4X
IP66/69K
Indoor/Outdoor
Oil & gas, especially offshore oil platforms
ALUMINUM
TYPE 4X
IP66
Outdoor
Telecommunications
POLYCARBONATE
TYPE 4X
IP66
Indoor/Outdoor
Electronics & instrumentation
ABS
NEMA 4X (NONUL) IP66
Indoor/Outdoor
Electronics & instrumentation
POLYESTER
TYPE 4X
IP66
Outdoor
Water treatment facilities
FIBERGLASS
TYPE 4X
IP66
Outdoor
Oil & gas
METALS
NONMETALLICS
Different materials affect enclosure performance
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FACTORS IN DETERMINING ENCLOSURE MATERIALS
• Environmental considerations
• Chemical resistance
• Heat absorption & dissipation
• Flexibility & ability to modify
• Impact resistance & material strength
• Weight considerations
• Aesthetics
• Purchase price
Many factors to consider
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ENVIRONMENTAL CONSIDERATIONS
TYPE 1
TYPE 12
TYPE 3R
TYPE 4
TYPE 4X
MILD STEEL
MILD STEEL MODULAR
STAINLESS STEEL
ALUMINUM
NON-METALLIC
IP20/IP30
IP54/55
IP66
IP69K
Environmental ratings a primary factor in material selection
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CHEMICAL RESISTANCE
SOLVENTS
ALKALIS
ACIDS
RECOMMENDED
304 STAINLESS STEEL
316 STAINLESS STEEL
FIBERGLASS
ALUMINUM
POLYESTER
304 STAINLESS STEEL
ABS
POLYESTER
304 STAINLESS STEEL
316 STAINLESS STEEL
ABS
POLYESTER
POLYCARBONATE
SATISFACTORY
MILD STEEL (PAINTED)
POLYCARBONATE
ABS
316 STAINLESS STEEL
POLYCARBONATE
FIBERGLASS
FIBERGLASS
MILD STEEL (PAINTED)
ALUMINUM
MILD STEEL (PAINTED)
ALUMINUM
LIMITED USE
Click here to access the Chemical Resistance chart
http://www.hoffmanonline.com/stream_document.aspx?rRID=139153&pRID=139152
Hoffman has tested these materials extensively
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HEAT ABSORPTION & DISSIPATION
GOOD (LOW)
POOR (HIGH)
HEAT ABSORPTION FROM ENVIRONMENT
NON-METALLICS
MILD STEEL
STAINLESS STEEL
GOOD (HIGH)
ALUMINUM
POOR (LOW)
HEAT DISSIPATION FROM ENCLOSED EQUIPMENT
ALUMINUM
MILD STEEL
STAINLESS STEEL
NON-METALLICS
Louvers, solar shields or active cooling equipment can be added
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SIZING FLEXIBILITY & ABILITY TO MODIFY
EASY
DIFFICULT
SIZE ADJUSTMENTS
MILD STEEL
STAINLESS STEEL
FIBERGLASS
POLYCARBONATE
ABS
EASY
DIFFICULT
ABILITY TO MODIFY (HOLES & CUTOUTS)
POLYCARBONATE
ABS
MILD STEEL
FIBERGLASS
STAINLESS STEEL
Hoffman can provide modified features from the factory
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IMPACT RESISTANCE & MATERIAL STRENGTH
HIGH
LOW
IMPACT RESISTANCE
POLYESTER
ABS
STAINLESS STEEL
ALUMINUM
POLYCARBONATE
FIBERGLASS
MILD STEEL
HIGH
LOW
MATERIAL STRENGTH
STAINLESS STEEL
ALUMINUM
MILD STEEL
FIBERGLASS
ABS
POLYESTER
POLYCARBONATE
Resistance to damage vs. strength to support components
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WEIGHT CONSIDERATIONS
RELATIVE WEIGHT FOR GIVEN SIZE ENCLOSURE (EMPTY)
Must take into account weight of enclosed equipment
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AESTHETICS
Hoffman can provide almost any color imaginable
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PURCHASE PRICE
LOWEST
HIGHEST
AVERAGE PURCHASE PRICE
316 STAINLESS
ALUMINUM
MILD STEEL
304 STAINLESS
FIBERGLASS
POLYESTER
POLYCARBONATE
ABS
Price needs to align with customer requirements
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INDUSTRIAL ENCLOSURE MATERIAL TYPES
MATERIAL
RATINGS
INDOOR/ OUTDOOR
TYPICAL APPLICATIONS
MILD STEEL
TYPES 1, 12, 3R, 4
IP20/30/54/55
Indoor
Outdoor non-corrosive
Industrial & commercial applications
304 STAINLESS
STEEL
TYPE 4X
IP66/69K
Indoor/Outdoor
Food & Beverage
316L STAINLESS
STEEL
TYPE 4X
IP66/69K
Indoor/Outdoor
Oil & gas, especially offshore oil platforms
ALUMINUM
TYPE 4X
IP66
Outdoor
Telecommunications
POLYCARBONATE
TYPE 4X
IP66
Indoor/Outdoor
Electronics & instrumentation
ABS
NEMA 4X (NONUL) IP66
Indoor/Outdoor
Electronics & instrumentation
POLYESTER
TYPE 4X
IP66
Outdoor
Water treatment facilities
FIBERGLASS
TYPE 4X
IP66
Outdoor
Oil & gas
METALS
NONMETALLICS
Different materials affect enclosure performance
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SUMMARY
THINGS AN APPLICATION SAVVY
ENGINEER NEEDS TO KNOW
1)
Different industrial automation enclosure
materials
2)
Different factors to help determine the
enclosure material
3)
Which performance characteristics are
important to the customer
4)
How different enclosure materials compare in
different measures
Selecting the right material is key to meeting customer needs
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