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Dual-Compartment, IP65 Enclosures protect sensitive circuits.

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November 15, 2012 - While upper compartment of DCH Series has transparent, screw-on or hinged cover that lets users view meters and other indicators as well as access system components that may require maintenance, lower compartment is designed to protect delicate components and contain electrical components that could pose touch hazard as well as other components not requiring frequent access. ABS plastic enclosures include 5 models with size from 6.34 x 6.54 x 3.66 in. to 11.06 x 11.65 x 6.22 in.

Original Press Release

IP65 Enclosures Protect Sensitive Circuits While Giving Users Easy Access to Others

Press release date: October 31, 2012

Dual compartment enclosures feature a transparent cover that gives users both visibility and access

CLEVELAND, Ohio – Bud Industries, a leading manufacturer of electronic enclosures, announced the DCH Series of dual-compartment IP65 enclosures. DCH enclosures are unique in that the upper compartment has an easily-removable, transparent cover that allows users to view meters and other indicators and to easily access system components that may require frequent maintenance. The lower compartment is designed to protect delicate components and contain electrical components that could pose a touch hazard, including power supplies, batteries, and other components not requiring frequent access.

There are two cover styles: a screw-on cover designed to meet the requirements of IP65 and a hinged cover designed for applications that require frequent access. Both are sealed with a durable and oil-resistant silicone sponge gasket. The transparent cover is made from blue-tinted polycarbonate plastic rated to UL 94-HB (higher flammability ratings available upon request).

DCH enclosures are made from high-impact ABS plastic. There are five models in the series ranging in size from 6.34-in. H x 6.54-in. W x 3.66-in. D to 11.06-in. H x 11.65-in. W x 6.22-in. D. Other features include:
• Easy-to-remove knockouts on bottom side to accommodate conduit fittings or cable glands
• Printed-circuit board guides in the upper compartment
• Built-in DIN-rail mounting clips for easy mounting

The new enclosures are available now from stock. Pricing in quantity starts as low as $17.75. More information on the DCH Series of IP65 enclosures can be found on the Bud Industries website:

To request a free Bud electronics enclosures catalog, visit or contact the Sales Department at:
4605 E. 335th Street
Willoughby, Ohio, 44094
Phone: 440-946-3200
Fax: 440-951-4015

About Bud Industries, Inc.
Founded in 1928, Bud Industries, Inc. is the nation’s leading manufacturer of enclosures and related products for the electronics and data industries. The Bud line includes products ranging from small hand-held boxes to large cabinet racks, products made from plastic as well as metal, and standard electronic products as well as those that meet NEMA and seismic requirements. Bud’s standard product line of more than 2,500 products is heavily stocked by distribution channels as well as by the company itself, allowing same-day shipment of more than 90 percent of the enclosures sold. Bud can make simple modifications to most enclosures to your specs in five days. Custom products are also available, as is complete design support.

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