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RMC Enclosures - Large Enclosures from Ritherdon

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RMC Enclosures - Large Enclosures from Ritherdon

RMC enclosures are Ritherdon's largest enclosures. We have added the three different sizes available to the online shop - we classify them by their widths RMC1250, RMC1600 and RMC2100. These are our largest enclosures - they are floor standing enclosures designed andmanufactured to modular construction.It is a multi-purpose enclosure with a variety of applications and is used in manydifferent industries. We'd like to point out that the RMC1600 has similar dimensions to a PS300 so if you're after something as large as a PS300 but could do with a single bay instead of two separate compartments, the RMC1600 would do the...

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R150 Feeder Pillar in Black is Available for 48 Hour Delivery

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R150 Feeder Pillar in Black is Available for 48 Hour Delivery

The R150 feeder pillar is being kept in stock in black, a very popular colour for these pillars.  If you're rushing for a feeder pillar, R150 Feeder Pillar Lift-off Door may just be perfect for your application.  These feeder pillars are usually needed to provide an energy supply for street lighting posts or just a new energy supply coming into a domestic property.  A quick reminder of the size of this pillar -  The R150 is 900mm high which includes the root of the pillar. It is 150mm wide and 150mm deep (it has a working depth of 117mm). That means...

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Choose Stainless Steel to Avoid Zinc Whiskers

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Choose Stainless Steel to Avoid Zinc Whiskers

The formation of zinc whiskers on the surface of zinc coated steel can be a costly oversight. Zinc whiskers, as they are commonly know, are zinc particles that "grow" on the surface of zinc coated steel - commonly galvanised or electroplated steel. The pressure that is applied during the coating process causes zinc formations to push outwards on the coated steel over time. The "fuzz" that coats galvanised steel is what is referred to as zinc whiskers.  These small zinc particles accumulate and can get pulled into the electrical equipment causing short circuits and faults. Avoid zinc whiskers altogether by choosing a...

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Galvanised vs Stainless Steel Feeder Pillars

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Galvanised vs Stainless Steel Feeder Pillars

When we first started making feeder pillars, we decided not to bother copying the usual galvanised pillars, but to concentrate on perfecting the manufacture of cost-effective stainless steel feeder pillars. We believe we were the first company in the UK to provide a standard range of stainless steel feeder pillars. We chose stainless steel over galvanised because stainless steel allows us to produce a superior product. To put it briefly, stainless steel feeder pillars have a quality finish, with a better design that allows better sealing against the elements, a smarter look and are lighter weight than its galvanised counterparts....

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What Is a 19" Rack? And What Is It Used For?

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What Is a 19" Rack? And What Is It Used For?

The EIA (Electronic Industries Alliance) standard server rack is a 19 inch wide rack enclosure with rack mount rails which are 17 3/4″ (450.85 mm) apart and whose height is measured in 1.75″ (44.45 mm) unit increments for mounting multiple electronic equipment.  As an added accessory to the RB Cabinet range, we can supply and fit 19" (450mm) Equipment Racks with options of a 21U Fixed Rack for RB600-1550 or a 18U Swinging Rack for RB800-1550.  

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