Blog Category: IP 65 66 67 Enclosure

February 28, 2022 by Blair Haas
In my last blog, I gave the first five tips on how to best choose an electronic enclosure for a hazardous environment.  As a quick recap, these were How harsh is harsh meaning be sure to select a protection level…
February 9, 2022 by Blair Haas
Choosing an electronic enclosure is typically considered to be an easy task.  Review the sizes of the components that are to be enclosed, find an enclosure that will fit them all, check on the aesthetics you would like for your…
October 29, 2021 by Blair Haas
Nothing gets us more excited at Bud than new products, especially when they are NEMA/IP rated plastic enclosures.  We are introducing two different series, the DPS and DPH, which are basically the same product with either a screw-to-close or hinged/latch…
October 8, 2021 by Blair Haas
One of the fun things I do is that I often check our customer reviews on various sites and I am usually very pleased with what I see.  I am especially fascinated by the diversity of applications that I find,…
June 18, 2020 by Blair Haas
During this crazy business era, one product area that has thrived has been our Server Rack Series, the SRP.  In this time of endless binge watching, video game marathons, and even remote learning for students (my 9 year old grandson…
February 13, 2020 by Blair Haas
Often an engineer has to choose between strong protection and strong visuals when selecting IP66 electronic enclosures.  The nature of the protection and required gasketing often restrict the style of the box, impacting the marketability of the end product.  That…
November 25, 2019 by Blair Haas
We have often been asked to provide extra large plastic NEMA/IP rated enclosures and so we are delighted to introduce the NBG series.  While much is made of the ongoing reduction in component sizes, one concept that is overlooked is…
August 5, 2019 by Blair Haas
Bud’s SNB NEMA 4x IP65 steel enclosures One of the questions we get asked most often is how do NEMA and IP ratings compare.  That is, can one find an enclosure with a NEMA rating and use it to fit…
June 18, 2019 by Blair Haas
One of the most consistent questions that Bud Industries receives deals with the best materials for a NEMA or IP rated enclosure.  Bud provides Nema and IP rated boxes in almost every material including steel, stainless steel, abs plastic, polycarbonate,…
April 4, 2019 by Blair Haas
Bud Industries Electronic Enclosures have many applications, but one of which we are quite proud is our association with Calsol, the UC Berkley solar vehicle team.  Calsol is made up of students from a variety of disciplines who develop Formula…
April 17, 2018 by Blair Haas
Bud is all about making the customer’s life easy and our new PTK Molded knockout box is the perfect example.  These NEMA/IP rated enclosures come with pre-molded knockouts to make field installation of equipment or modifications quickly and cost effectively. …
November 9, 2017 by Blair Haas
Nowhere is a picture better at telling a story than in describing Bud’s IP and NEMA plastic Boxes.  Even better is a video and we have just updated our videos on the popular NBF and PN series boxes.  While in…
July 19, 2017 by Blair Haas
Here is a new infographic from Bud Industries on the five easy steps to select a factory automation enclosure Bud has a very broad range of products that meet NEMA and IP standards in all materials ranging from steel to…
January 26, 2016 by Blair Haas
Today, new products drive our industry. With enclosures, while the technology is often unchanged, the visuals demand updating on a regular basis. For customers, as they introduce new designs, they look for more than functionality in an enclosure, but also…
December 23, 2015 by Blair Haas
As 2015 wraps to a close, it has to go into the record books as one of the most unusual. From politics (remember that Scott Walker was the favorite for the Republican nod early in the year) to the weather…
October 5, 2015 by Blair Haas
Between the new discoveries of water movement on Mars, and the Matt Damon movie, the Martian, space and space travel is in the news. It is probably little known that Bud Industries played a small but important role in early…
May 5, 2015 by Blair Haas
When the calendar turns to May, all eyes at Bud turn to the Electronic Distribution Show and conference in Las Vegas. We have participated in this show and its predecessors almost since its inception as the May Parts Show in…
January 26, 2015 by Blair Haas
While the sports world is abuzz over whether Bill Belichick, Tom Brady, or a mysterious stranger ordered the Patriot’s footballs to be somewhat deflated, deflation, or shrinkage, is also an issue with plastic enclosures. Polycarbonate, while very durable and damage…
October 26, 2014 by Blair Haas
In today’s fast paced world, the selection and acquisition of components can be a real time drag as the component options increase and the internet is overloaded with alternatives. In the search for enclosures, Bud Industries has eased the process,…
May 23, 2014 by Blair Haas
There have been ongoing debates for years about the advantages of polycarbonate over fiberglass as a material for enclosures. Both are great for NEMA/IP boxes, often being able to reach IP67 or IP68 ratings. Here are a few advantages of…
February 19, 2014 by Blair Haas
It is often confusing for an engineer to know what type of IP Rating they need to look for when they desire to have a “waterproof” enclosure.  Much like with watches or other sensitive information, there is a big difference…