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Rittal – New enclosures target areas where stringent hygiene and easy cleaning are required
Published May 15 2012
Where there is an emphasis on stringent hygiene requirements and ease of
cleaning, Rittal’s Hygienic Design (HD) enclosures, with a protection
category of IP69K, provide a key element in the design of open processes in
the food industry and clean rooms, says the company.
Available in a number of sizes and utilising proprietary HD system
accessories, the following benefits have been designed into the stainless
steel cases and enclosures. Simple cleaning with inclined surfaces of three
degrees on all sides and ten degrees on the front cover to prevent debris
remaining on the enclosure surfaces; an all round gap free silicone seal
between enclosure door or cover; seam free construction and hygiene
compliant hexagon locks and fixings.
For easy assembly and maintenance, standard items include captive quick
release cover locks on terminal boxes and a one-piece easily replaceable
silicone seal as well as interchangeable door hinges internal to the
For component installation and greater flexibility internal rails are
supplied with 6.25mm hole pitch, KL support rails that can be fitted
directly and in the compact enclosure, a mounting plate.