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Molded Plastic Electronics Enclosure carries IP67, NEMA ratings.

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April 7, 2014 - Rated to NEMA 1/2/4/4x and IP67, PIP Series seals out water and dust to protect electronics. Enclosure is made from polycarbonate plastic enhanced with 10% fiberglass, and design ensures precise component fit without rework. Box cover is polycarbonate, and clear polycarbonate lid is available to facilitate and accelerate inspection. Offered in sizes from 3.15 x 1.18 x 1.37 in. to 10.04 x 4.92 x 0.25 in., enclosure is chemical resistant and uses captive, non-metallic screws to secure cover.

Bud Industries, Inc.

P.O. Box 998, Willoughby, OH, 44094, USA

Original Press Release

Bud Industries Introduces IP67 Box Enclosure for Less

Press release date: March 27, 2014

Affordable new box seals out water and dust in extreme conditions

CLEVELAND, Ohio—Bud Industries, a leading manufacturer of electronic enclosures, has introduced its PIP Series IP67 box, which provides waterproof protection of electronics for approximately 10% less than competing enclosures.

The new enclosure is made from a material that offers improved rigidity and tighter tolerances: polycarbonate plastic enhanced with 10% fiberglass. Users can be confident of a tight, reliable seal and that components will fit precisely without the need for time-consuming rework. The box cover is polycarbonate. If desired, a clear polycarbonate lid allows inspection without opening the box and indication without adding cutouts.

The molded plastic enclosures are rated to NEMA 1, 2, 4, 4x, as well as IP67, which requires protection against temporary immersion in water. Because of its extreme protection and low cost, the box is ideal for PCB enclosures, junction boxes and other applications in the electrical and electronic industries. It is also appropriate for control boxes, Wi-Fi and radio housing¸ lighting, access controls, facilities with washdown requirements, corrosive environments, pharmaceutical and chemical plants, pulp/paper mills and general factory environments.

The boxes are available in wide range of sizes, from 3.15 x 1.18 x 1.37 inches to 10.04 x 4.92 x 0.25 inches. Suitable for outdoor use with respect to exposure to ultraviolet light and water exposure in accordance with UL 746C, the new enclosure is also chemical resistant. Its material is non-chlorinated and non-brominated flame retardant with a UL-94 V0 rating. Captive non-metallic screws secure the cover.

Price and Availability
This low cost IP67 enclosure is available from stock at prices starting around $6 for basic models, with discounts for quantity orders. Options include an internal steel panel and stainless steel or plastic external mounting brackets.

For more information on Bud's new PIP Series IP67 Box, visit www.budind.com/94.

To request a free Bud electronics enclosures catalog, visit http://www.budind.com/request_catalog.php or contact the Sales Department at:

4605 E. 335th Street
Willoughby, Ohio, 44094
Phone: 440-946-3200
Fax: 440-951-4015
Web: www.budind.com
Email: saleseast@budind.com

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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