Hammond Manufacturing has launched the PCJ Series, a family of polycarbonate
enclosures designed for housing electrical and electronic equipment in
installations where NEMA 4X (IP66) environmental sealing for dust and water
protection is required.
The screw-down cover versions meet the higher NEMA 6P sealing requirements.
An initial five sizes, ranging from 5.93 x 6.16 x 4.91 inches to 13.94 x 12.16
x 10.82 inches are available; the basic enclosure can be supplied in 80
different configurations to suit the intended application.
Polycarbonate is an
extremely versatile material; it offers good impact resistance, resists attack
by aggressive chemicals and does not crack or chip. It can be used in ambient
temperatures of -35 to +130°C, allowing installation in a wide variety of
industrial environments across many different industries.
Moulded in RAL 7035 light grey, the PCJ Series can be specified with hinged
or screw-down front covers in either opaque or transparent polycarbonate,
available with either mounting flange or adjustable feet to suit various
mounting configurations. Metallic or non-metallic snap latches are available,
and both materials have a padlock hasp to prevent unauthorized access. Optional
inner panels are available in white painted steel or natural aluminum and all
sizes have moulded-in back panel bosses with brass inserts and additional center
bosses for mounting DIN rails at the rear of the unit. Adjustable corner
supports allows a panel to be mounted flush to the enclosure body or 1.5 inches
from the bottom within the moulded-in corner slots.
Accessories such as rainproof ventilators that allow internal pressure and
temperature equalization with the outside environment are produced. Hole-plug
assemblies, based on standard conduit sizes from 0.5 to 4.0 inches, will be