Published on: February 1, 2018 by Blair Haas
Many customers would be surprised to know that Bud’s Steel NEMA Boxes are among its best sellers. When customers think of Bud’s NEMA/IP rated offerings, they typically think of either polycarbonate or fiberglass boxes, the original protected products that Bud introduced over 30 years ago. Despite the fact that Bud has had these steel products in its line for only a decade, the SNB series now has become a huge part of the industry’s market. With diverse applications that range from agriculture to industrial controls, medical to communications and a price that is among the lowest anywhere, this series keeps growing exponentially.
It is made from seam welded 16 ga steel (although stainless steel construction is also an option). It comes complete with external mounting brackets, bonding studs for grounding and an internal panel which most other manufacturers sell as an accessory. We recently upgraded the units to include a more rigid door, continuous gasketing, and even locks in the larger sizes. Speaking of sizes, there 16 ranging from 10” x 8” x 6” to 24” x 24” by 10”. All units are UL listed type 1, 2, 4, 4x and 12 and they meet IP65 standards as well. . It also includes an internal mounting panel which is often an extra cost item from our competition. This panel allows for easy equipment mounting without cutting into the box itself. And don’t forget to contact Bud about having us do your modifications to make it a true turn-key experience. All sizes provide the best protection at prices that can’t be beat. Contact you favorite Bud distributor to check stock and prices today!