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Instrument Enclosures Manufacturers and Suppliers

IQS Directory provides a comprehensive list of instrument enclosure manufacturers and suppliers. Use our website to review and source top instrument enclosure manufacturers with roll over ads and detailed product descriptions. Find instrument enclosure companies that can design, engineer, and manufacture instrument enclosures to your companies specifications. Then contact the instrument enclosure companies through our quick and easy request for quote form. Website links, company profile, locations, phone, product videos and product information is provided for each company. Access customer reviews and keep up to date with product new articles. Whether you are looking for manufacturers of instrumentation cabinets, electronic instrumental enclosures, custom instrument enclosures, or customized instrument enclosures of every type, this is the resource for you.

  • Hauppauge, NY

    We aim to develop the most reliable instrument enclosures possible. These units are outstanding and our customer service teams will assist you with any questions or issues they may arise. Our production teams use finesse manufacturing techniques when creating these systems which means you save money in the long run. For the most dependable products available please give us a call today or visit our website!

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  • Aurora, IL

    We have a full spectrum of enclosures at a very affordable rate. We believe in accountability which is why we will support you from the initial contact all the way through after-sale support. We focus on our customers’ needs and our instrument enclosures are second to none. These quality-assured products will never let you down. Contact us today for more information!

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  • Houston, TX

    Nema Enclosures Mfg. is a leading provider of NEMA-rated electrical enclosures. Serving a wide variety of industries including chemical/petrochemical, traffic control, power generation, telecommunications, with high-quality products and services. Visit our website for more information.

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  • Freeburg, IL

    Hubbell® Wiegmann® is your complete enclosures solution! We offer NEMA enclosures, stainless steel enclosures, JIC enclosures, non-metallic enclosures and aluminum enclosures as well as wireway systems. For 75 years, we have been serving the needs of a broad range of industries. For more information about our capabilities, contact Hubbell® Wiegmann® today and a representative will assist you.

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  • Longmont, CO

    Mountain Secure Systems is a leading supplier of rugged electronics (i.e. rugged data storage solutions and sealed rugged hard drives) and legacy interface conversion solutions (converting Fibre Channel & SCSI to SATA) to the aerospace and defense industries, as well as in-flight entertainment solutions for commercial aircraft. In addition, MSS offers outdoor wireless network solutions for video, voice and data applications. Our products withstand the harshest elements of land, sea, air & space.

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Instrument Enclosures

Instrument enclosures protect electronic devices inside metal or plastic housing. Because of their sensitive circuitry, the components must be protected from dirt, water and accidental contact. Being kept in an enclosure prevents the intrusion of solid foreign objects as well as liquids to a certain extent. Instrument enclosures are made from aluminum, acrylonitrile butadiene styrene (ABS) plastic, stainless steel and, for certain models, polyester with fiberglass reinforcing.

Instrument enclosures come in many varieties to accommodate the wide array of electronic instruments. For small handheld instruments, enclosures may be custom-contoured to the shape of the device and designed to provide long-lasting protection and shock absorption. Desktop instruments can generally be housed in a box-like enclosure that is manageable in size and durability, protecting against spills and accidental contact. Wall mounted enclosures keep their contents close to the electronic equipment the instruments control while shielding them from dust, dirt, splashing water and other undesirable contact. Electronic instruments are used in many applications, especially for precision work in scientific, engineering, medical and technological fields. Possible instrument uses include control panels, operation switches, measuring devices and more. New ways of making enclosures safe and effective are constantly being researched due to the demand for and critical nature of electronic instruments.


The parts of an instrument enclosure vary depending on the application. Hand held enclosures may have slide-on covers or a knockout for a LCD screen. Desktop enclosures may have vents, handles, locking mechanisms and membrane keyboards while wall mounted enclosures are frequently hung on DIN rail with the ability to slide into position. Other options incorporate neoprene seals or watertight gaskets, transparent lids or covers, recessed areas for labels or keypads, cylinder catches, lock covers, thermometers, drains, air dyers and special coatings to shield the contents from static electricity or EMI/RFI (electromagnetic and radio frequency interference). Metal enclosures can be constructed of cold rolled sheet metal that is welded for a smooth seam; aluminum is usually extruded. Plastics, fiberglass and composite materials are gaining favor in certain situations because of their corrosion resistance, durability and weight. No matter what the material is, however, there are certain standards to which all enclosures must adhere. NEMA, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, UL, the Underwriters Laboratories and the IP Code, or the International Protection Rating are all used to identify the enclosure's strengths and applicable functions as determined by the conditions they can withstand. For example, the common NEMA Type 4X enclosure can be used indoors or outdoors to protect its contents against corrosion, windblown dust, rain, sleet, snow, splashing or hose-directed water and the external formation of ice.



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