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BT Series enables users to see inside box from every direction and inspect for moisture and read indicators without opening seal, which provides environmental protection of electronic components. Available in 7 sizes ranging from 4.53 x 3.54 x 2.17 in. to 11.81 x 9.06 x 3.39 in., they meet NEMA 1, 2, 4, 4X, 12, 13 IEC52/IP65, and UL508-4X specifications. Made of transparent plastic with blue tint, units include wall mounting holes, cover attaching screws, and internal guide slots.

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Bud Introduces First Totally Transparent NEMA-Rated Enclosure

CLEVELAND - May 10, 2007 - Bud Industries, Inc., the leading manufacturer of electronic enclosures, announced the first totally transparent NEMA-rated enclosure - the newest addition to Bud's complete line of environmentally sealed enclosures. Because users can see inside the BT Series box from every direction, users can inspect for moisture and read indicators without opening the seal, leading to more reliable environmental protection of electronic components.

The BT Series enclosures are made of a transparent plastic with a distinctive blue tint and meets NEMA 1, 2, 4, 4X, 12, and 13 IEC52/IP65, and UL508-4X specifications. Unlike other NEMA enclosures, the see-through design of the BT Series eliminates the need to remove the cover and risk damaging the silicon-gasket cover seal.

Suitable for wet, dry and corrosive environments, the boxes are ideal for PCB enclosures, junction boxes, instrumentation, and other applications that require monitoring of internal components.

Bud's new BT Series transparent NEMA-rated enclosures are available in seven sizes ranging from 4.53-in. x 3.54-in. x 2.17-in. to 11.81-in. x 9.06-in. x 3.39-in. Wall mounting holes and cover attaching screws are outside the sealing area, thus preventing ingress of moisture and dust. Most models have internal guide slots for mounting PCB assemblies vertically. Internal bosses allow mounting of PCBs horizontally or for connection of terminals into threaded brass inserts.

For high durability, the polycarbonate plastic is UV-stabilized and carries a UL94-V2 flammability rating.

In addition, Bud is more willing that many of its competitors to customize its NEMA-rated enclosures, including custom hole cuts and gasketing in reasonable quantities.

Same Day Shipment.

Bud BT Series transparent NEMA-rated enclosures are in stock and available for same-day shipment starting May 1. Contact the factory for custom modification specifications and pricing. The manufacturer's suggested retail pricing starts at $19.15 when ordered in quantity of 300 pieces. Product is priced, sold and packaged in quantities of one. To request a free catalog or additional information on Bud Industries products, visit, or contact the Sales Department at:

4605 E. 355th Street
Willoughby, OH 44094
Phone: 440-946-3200
Fax: 440-951-4015

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About Bud Industries, Inc.

Bud Industries, Inc., founded in 1928, 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 line of more than 2500 products is heavily stocked by distribution as well as by the company, allowing same day shipment on more than 90 percent of the enclosures sold. Modified standard and custom products are also available, as is complete design support.

Contact: Blair Haas
Bud Industries, Inc.

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