Selecting an enclosure made of the correct material for your application ensures that your enclosure will last as long as possible and will save you money in the long run. For in-depth tips on enclosure material selection, strength of materials, differences between stainless steel T304 and T316, and cost of materials read Rittal’s enclosure materials white paper.
When selecting the proper enclosure for an application, it is important to consider the environment that the enclosure will be exposed to. Corrosive elements are present in almost every environment, so to ensure that an enclosure will withstand these elements, material selection is very important. Aluminum, fiberglass, stainless steel and painted carbon steel are all materials that will resist corrosive elements, but some materials are more corrosion resistant than others. It is also important to consider… >>Read More