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Choose the Best Electronic Enclosure for Your Application
September 15, 2021 by Blair Haas
We are often asked how to choose the best electronic enclosure for an application given that there are so many options.  This is especially true given that many engineers have not spent much time on the intricacies of electronic enclosures with most of their focus on technology of the internal components to complete their project.  While it may seem simple just to pick out a box, the many options can create anxiety for even the most experienced specifier.   FIRST…
THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A NEMA 3 RATED ENCLOSURE AND A NEMA 4 RATED ENCLOSURE
August 12, 2021 by Blair Haas
One of the most frequent questions we are asked is to clarify the NEMA rating system for enclosures.  There are many misconceptions about the ratings including that a higher number rating means a greater  level of protection or that all ratings suggest that the products are waterproof or dustproof.  For today’s blog, I am going to focus on two of the outdoor ratings and describe what they mean, how they are tested and what the difference are.  These are the…
Bud's NBE Plastic NEMA Enclosure Part of NASA Contest
July 15, 2021 by Blair Haas
As a 93 year old company, we, at Bud Industries,  are still excited to encourage young engineers especially when it comes to the value of using Bud Plastic NEMA enclosures.  We were recently contacted by the Space Raiders of Milwaukee School of Engineering for support with the donation of one of our NBE enclosures to assist them in NASA’s Robotic Mining Competition, Lunabotics 2021.  Their task was to design, build, and operate a lunar excavator prototype.  The entire goal of…

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