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Computer Enclosures

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Do you need computer enclosures that can withstand RFI or EMI? We offer 31 different configurations for our enclosures. These off-the-shelf systems are ideal for specialized and general tasks regarding EMI shielding. We work diligently to manufacture affordable computer enclosures. To learn more about our advanced products please give us a call today or visit our website to see a comprehensive catalog of systems!
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You can trust us to supply you with uncompromising computer enclosures. These enclosures require low maintenance. Our production teams are great at anticipating the needs of our customers which results in quick turnaround. These units are exceptionally consistent and come in a variety of sizes. Let us know your application and we can handle the rest. We are the precision enclosure professionals. Contact us today to learn more information!
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Our objective is to fabricate computer enclosures that will not protect your components but also provide you with peace of mind. We put an emphasis on customer satisfaction which is why you can trust us to be accountable to you. We have the expertise to handle any task. Let us know your application and we can handle the rest. Our representatives are excited to work with you!
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Formed in 2007, this company has been an industry leader in the engineered enclosure market. They provide quality parts for the industrial, solar, electrical, telecommunications, HVAC, instrumentation/control, government, oil/gas and construction markets. Due to the wide range of industries, countless forms and models are available, including computer enclosures.
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Polycase is a premier manufacturer of computer enclosures due to its leading edge manufacturing technology, innovative engineering and design expertise and a belief in excellent customer service. Ploycase's product line and full range of customized services are continuously growing to anticipate your needs and to ensure your products are delivered ready to work for you!
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Computer Enclosures

Computer enclosures are protective materials used to protect computer components from contact with dust and other contaminants as well as accidental impact. As computer technology develops, and as computers become more portable, engineers must develop new ways to protect computers from the range of threats they face. Computers are found in homes, offices, factory floors, police cars, spacecraft and even in peoples' pockets.

When used in homes, computers face the challenges of dust accumulation, accidental exposure to liquids or moisture and accidental impact. In industrial settings, computers are exposed to similar hazards but to a greater extent. Especially in heavy manufacturing settings, computer enclosures must be able to protect sensitive components from flying or settling debris, inhospitable temperatures and exposure to moving machinery and workers. Computers mounted in vehicles must be resistant to constant vibrations and impact, so their enclosures can be designed to include elaborate suspension systems. Because there are so many different varieties of computers, a wide variety of enclosure configurations exist to accommodate that variety. Laptop computers, for example, must be designed with materials that are light enough to prevent the computer from becoming cumbersome but sturdy enough to protect the computer.

Computer enclosures are made out of a range of materials; aluminum and stainless steel are commonly used in metal enclosures, especially in computer models in which weight and portability are not important considerations. Most laptops are made of a durable plastic like ABS (acrylonitrile butadiene styrene), though some are made from thin, lightweight metals. A computer enclosure's suitability for a given application is determined by standards setting organizations, one of the most prominent of which is the National Electronics Manufacturers Association (NEMA). NEMA gives ratings to configurations that professionals can use to determine whether or not an enclosure is suitable for a given application. For example, NEMA enclosure types 1, 2, 12, 12K and 13 are rated for indoor uses in which exposure to hazards like impact and contaminants is not likely. They also issue ratings for enclosures rated for low-hazardous outdoor use, high-hazard indoor use, and high-hazard indoor or outdoor use. The International Electrotechnical Commission also issues ratings for computer enclosure based on their expected performance in a range of contexts. Custom enclosures are built by hobbyists for personal use and by professionals for use in unusual applications; computers designed for use in laboratories must often be developed to function in less than hospitable environments. In those and other unusual cases, enclosures can be built to resist interference and other harmful environmental presences.



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