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Electrical enclosure

Index Electrical enclosure

An electrical enclosure is a cabinet for electrical or electronic equipment to mount switches, knobs and displays and to prevent electrical shock to equipment users and protect the contents from the environment. [1]

28 relations: Cabinetry, Cable management, Control knob, DIN rail, Display device, Electrical cable, Electrical conduit, Electrical connector, Electrical equipment, Electrical equipment in hazardous areas, Electrical injury, Electromagnetic interference, Electronic packaging, Electronics, Electrostatic discharge, Housing (engineering), International Electrotechnical Commission, IP Code, Junction box, National Electrical Manufacturers Association, NEMA enclosure types, Rack unit, Serving area interface, Switch, Telcordia Technologies, Utility box art, Utility vault, 19-inch rack.

Cabinetry

A cabinet is a box-shaped piece of furniture with doors and/or drawers for storing miscellaneous items.

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Cable management

Cable management refers to management of electrical or optical cable in a cabinet or an installation.

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Control knob

A control knob is a rotary control used to provide input to a device when grasped by an operator and turned, so that the degree of rotation corresponds to the desired input.

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DIN rail

A DIN rail is a metal rail of a standard type widely used for mounting circuit breakers and industrial control equipment inside equipment racks.

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Display device

A display device is an output device for presentation of information in visual or tactile form (the latter used for example in tactile electronic displays for blind people).

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Electrical cable

An electrical cable is an assembly of one or more wires running side by side or bundled, which is used to carry electric current.

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Electrical conduit

An electrical conduit is a tube used to protect and route electrical wiring in a building or structure.

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Electrical connector

An electrical connector, is an electro-mechanical device used to join electrical terminations and create an electrical circuit.

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Electrical equipment

Electrical equipment includes any machine powered by electricity.

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Electrical equipment in hazardous areas

In electrical engineering, hazardous locations (sometimes abbreviated to HazLoc, pronounced Haz·Lōk) are defined as places where fire or explosion hazards may exist due to flammable gases, flammable liquid–produced vapors, combustible liquid–produced vapors, combustible dusts, or ignitable fibers/flyings present in the air in quantities sufficient to produce explosive or ignitable mixtures.

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Electrical injury

Electrical injury is a physiological reaction caused by electric current passing through the (human) body.

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Electromagnetic interference

Electromagnetic interference (EMI), also called radio-frequency interference (RFI) when in the radio frequency spectrum, is a disturbance generated by an external source that affects an electrical circuit by electromagnetic induction, electrostatic coupling, or conduction.

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Electronic packaging

Electronic packaging is a major discipline within the field of electrical engineering and includes a wide variety of technologies.

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Electronics

Electronics is the discipline dealing with the development and application of devices and systems involving the flow of electrons in a vacuum, in gaseous media, and in semiconductors.

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Electrostatic discharge

Electrostatic discharge (ESD) is the sudden flow of electricity between two electrically charged objects caused by contact, an electrical short, or dielectric breakdown.

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Housing (engineering)

In engineering, a housing is an exterior case or enclosure used to protect an interior mechanism.

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International Electrotechnical Commission

The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC; in French: Commission électrotechnique internationale) is an international standards organization that prepares and publishes International Standards for all electrical, electronic and related technologies – collectively known as "electrotechnology".

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IP Code

The IP Code, International Protection Marking, IEC standard 60529, sometimes interpreted as Ingress Protection Marking, classifies and rates the degree of protection provided against intrusion (body parts such as hands and fingers), dust, accidental contact, and water by mechanical casings and electrical enclosures.

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Junction box

An electrical junction box is an enclosure housing electrical connections, to protect the connections and provide a safety barrier.

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National Electrical Manufacturers Association

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is the largest trade association of electrical equipment manufacturers in the United States.

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NEMA enclosure types

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) defines standards used in North America for various grades of electrical enclosures typically used in industrial applications.

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Rack unit

A rack unit (abbreviated U or RU) is a unit of measure defined as.

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Serving area interface

The serving area interface or service area interface (SAI) is an outdoor enclosure or metal box that allows access to telecommunications wiring.

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Switch

In electrical engineering, a switch is an electrical component that can "make" or "break" an electrical circuit, interrupting the current or diverting it from one conductor to another.

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Telcordia Technologies

Telcordia Technologies, Inc., doing business as iconectiv, is an American subsidiary of the Swedish telecommunications company Ericsson.

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Utility box art

Utility box art is a form of street art whereby utility boxes on city streets are painted or otherwise covered in artwork.

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Utility vault

A utility vault is an underground room providing access to subterranean public utility equipment, such as valves for water or natural gas pipes, or switchgear for electrical or telecommunications equipment.

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19-inch rack

A 19-inch rack is a standardized frame or enclosure for mounting multiple electronic equipment modules.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electrical_enclosure

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