Rittal guide to HD enclosures for food industry
HD Enclosures for switchgear and electrical equipment are vital across the manufacturing and engineering sectors including food and beverage production companies. The design of these enclosures needs to take account of their location; for food production lines, this means ensuring very high hygiene standards can be maintainede
Rittal unveils AX and KX enclosure ranges
Rittal has introduced its new AX compact enclosure and KX small enclosure ranges. Each are designed to offer customers both consistent data delivery and a myriad of other benefits, including a 30% reduction in assembly time, 30% more space for cables and no less than 30 new features.
Modular system VX IT rack from Rittal
With its new VX IT rack system, Rittal has presented a newly developed modular system for server and network racks. This allows IT infrastructures to be set up with previously unattained speed – ranging from individual network racks to complete data centres.
IT rack supports secure edge data centre
The Secure Edge Data Centre (SEDC) is an all-in-one plug and play industrial data centre solution specifically designed to run in industrial environments, bringing enterprise-grade IT capacity closer to the point of data collection and machine control.
Make short work of specifying climate control equipment
Upgrading or replacing existing electrical equipment enclosures can be an expensive business given that new enclosures can easily cost several thousand pounds, Rittal has made specifying climate control equipment easy.
A new era in small enclosure configuration
The Rittal Configuration System (RiCS) is a new user-friendly design tool, for error-free accessory configurations of compact and small enclosures. The process is fast and streamlined, Rittal claims that it is estimated it can reduce the time it takes for a user to choose, configure and purchase a compact enclosure by up to 95%.
Rethinking enclosures to face digital demands
Small or compact enclosures from Rittal protect sensitive control electronics systems across the globe, building from this Rittal has recently completely revised its product range, focusing on the opportunities and demands arising from digitalisation.
Enclosure ranges embedded with digital processes
Rittal has launched its new AX and KX compact enclosure range, details of which will be on show at Drives & Controls 2020. The AX and KX enclosures are both embedded with digital processes, delivering simpler, faster assembly and component installation, greater flexibility and enhanced safety.
IT rack solution adapts to new innovations
The key attributes of an IT rack include being easy to order, meet current standards, provide a safe environment for servers and other equipment, be modifiable at no great cost, and have an optimum price/performance ratio. The Rittal TS IT Rack and its accessory options, aim to tick all these boxes. By Clive Partridge, Rittal Technical Manager, IT Infrastructure
Modular infrastructure at Data Centre World 2020
For any business the need to increase IT flexibility, boost corporate agility and lower operational costs are all critical factors to future success at Data Centre World 2020, visitors will see Rittal’s advanced IT infrastructures and streamlined processes are designed to drive business competitiveness, alongside solutions to help companies stay abreast of global innovation.
Using edge data centres to create decentralised IT resources
The volumes of data that now need to be processed are soaring as a consequence of digital transformation, so companies need a quick and easy solution for establishing new data centres directly, where that data is generated. By Clive Partridge, Rittal technical manager for IT Infrastructure
Protecting the industrial environment by applying ergonomic design
A report from the Health and Safety Executive in 2018 estimated that 6.6 million working days were lost in the UK in 2017/18 due to work related musculoskeletal disorders. This accounts for nearly a quarter (24%) of all working days lost due to work related ill-health in the UK, with an average of 14 days lost in each case. By Paresh Kansara, Rittal’s Product Manager for Industrial & Outdoor Enclosures
Increased sustainability in enclosure chillers
Rittal has improved its range of cooling technology for machines and enclosures with its new Blue e chillers in 11 to 25kW output class. Using 40% less refrigerant, the devices will make an important contribution to sustainable environmental protection. Meanwhile users benefit from the chillers’ precise temperature control, simplified operation and installation, as well as new safety functions.
Bespoke panels for critical controls
The East Midlands Instrumentation Company (EMI), had a complex specification from a client. The client needed specially designed panels to protect critical equipment that controlled a remote pumping station and dam. A complex control and distribution system with Rittal's Ri4Power system allowed segregation of the busbars from the controls.
Save carbon dioxide with new F gases regulation
Starting on 01 January 2020, there will be bans on the use of certain refrigerants as well as new regulations and rules on the operation, servicing and labelling of cooling and air-conditioning plants. Rittal has the answers to the users of refrigeration equipment questions on what to do now.
Rittal celebrates its 40th anniversary in Rotherham
This year marks the 40th anniversary of Rittal in the UK, the company started its operations in Rotherham in July 1979, providing provide distribution, sales and marketing support for its customers. It also has sites at Canary Wharf in London and it has manufacturing operations in Plymouth.
Enclosure range for enhanced safety
At the Hanover Trade Fair 2019, Rittal showcased its new AX compact and KX small enclosures. The AX and KX enclosures are both embedded with digital processes, delivering simpler, faster assembly and component installation, greater flexibility and enhanced safety. In other words, Rittal has rethought and redesigned the two enclosures inline with the principles of Industry 4.0.
Copper busbar delivers high levels of efficiency for panel builders
Rittal has unveiled the new Ri4Power; a streamlined copper busbar that has been designed around the new VX25 enclosure. According to the company, it delivers greater levels of efficiency for panel builders and switchgear manufacturers across electrical power distribution in industrial environments. It also offers other advantages, such as higher current ratings and easier monitoring and maintenance. Solutions based on this system have b...
A charging infrastructure that is standardised, safe and fast
E-mobility is gaining in importance and is set to become available to a broad user market. The expansion of the charging infrastructure is helping to boost confidence in e-mobility and reduce the current problems of range, infrastructure and price. Rittal supports the entire value chain, from power generation to the climate control of the charging station.
All-round hygienic solutions for the meat industry
In the food industry, production plants must be designed with hygienic aspects in mind. Depending on the hygiene zone, the requirements of the splash, packaging and non-food zones vary widely. At the IFFA, Rittal presented system solutions for enclosure, power distribution and climate control technology that are universally suitable, through to solutions for efficient engineering.