Air conditioners for enclosure cooling

Closed-loop cooling systems are recommended for harsh environments, or when there are washdown requirements, heavy dust and debris, or airborne chemicals present.

09/13/2010


Because heat inside an enclosure can decrease life expectancy in controlling units such as PLCs, HMI, and AC drives, AutomationDirect has added NEMA-rated Stratus air conditioners for enclosures to its line of enclosure products.

Excessive heat can cause nuisance faults from electrical and electronic components, circuit breakers and fuses. These closed-loop cooling systems are recommended for harsh environments, or when there are washdown requirements, heavy dust and debris, or airborne chemicals present.

Available in 120 V and 230 V units, the NEMA 12, 4 and 4X-frame Stratus 1,000 to 8,000 BTU/H air conditioners feature free-standing rigid chassis for easy installation and maintenance. NEMA 12 and 4 models are constructed of 16-gauge cold rolled steel; NEMA 4X units are made of 16-gauge 304 stainless steel. All units contain an active condensate management system and protective-coated condenser coils.

Designed to fit enclosures as shallow as 12 in., each unit features a digital LED temperature controller with visible alarm and is pre-wired for external alarm monitoring. The highly energy-efficient compressors are charged with CFC-free refrigerant and equipped with anti short-cycle protection. Replacement filters are also available for each of the three frame sizes.

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- Enclosure-cooling product specifications

 www.automationdirect.com/enclosure-cooling

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- Edited by Renee R. Bassett for Control Engineering, www.controleng.com



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