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ARCA to be Launched at Hannover Messe 2014
- Published: Wednesday, 19 March 2014 11:04
Successful innovation in the industrial electrical enclosure manufacturing industry depends on a number of complex and connected factors; sitting at the top of the list is the dependence on changing demand cycles, which in turn call for rapid product and technology changes.
As the lifecycle of traditional sheet metal products installed in harsh and demanding environments is limited, successful innovation led my market demand using alternative materials which offer increased longevity not only presents a number of manufacturing challenges, but offers the truly innovative companies, tremendous opportunities.
Therefore, where better than the most important industrial automation exhibition in Europe to officially unveil the complete ARCA range of glass reinforced electrical enclosures from FIBOX?
After 10 years away, FIBOX; one of the largest enclosure manufacturers in the world will be back exhibiting in Hannover from a 180sq/m stand, where, amongst other expanded enclosure offerings, they will be showing visitors the newly developed range of ARCA enclosures.
Designed and developed specifically for the Panel Building market, the inherently dynamic ARCA enclosure range offers Electrical and Design Engineers a flexible range of enclosures whose products demand superior performance and security in most demanding environments.
Steve Gallon, Fibox MD in the UK explained, “The ability to innovate is now a top priority for companies everywhere; it not only provides new ways of interacting with customers, it generates new insights about unmet needs. For instance until the emergence of the ARCA range, technology had hit a limit on the size that could successfully be produced to seriously compete with sheet steel. Panel Builders therefore were forced into specifying steel for many wall mounted cabinets, even though by the very nature of metal, they knew they carried a finite lifecycle because of corrosion.”
“But now with the innovative ARCA range, Fibox have pushed the boundaries of glass reinforced production techniques and by raising the bar, have successfully produced a range of enclosures that offer a real alternative to Panel Builders who can now supply far more ‘longer-lasting’ enclosure solutions to protect huge amounts of complex devices and control gear.
To recap, the ARCA range is easy to use and quick to install; has been market driven in its product development, making it a viable and cost effective alternative to many sheet steel cabinets currently being specified to house and protect a host of devices that need to be installed in harsh and demanding environments.
In a nutshell, the ARCA range has all the features of steel but with the added benefits of high grade thermoplastic.
Available ARCA sizes:
•300 x 200 x 150 mm
•400 x 300 x 150 mm
•400 x 300 x 210 mm
•500 x 400 x 210 mm
•600 x 400 x 210 mm
•700 x 500 x 300 mm
•800 x 600 x 300 mm
Offered with a multitude of accessories, Fibox ARCA cabinets are 100 % corrosion free, extremely robust and rugged and exceptionally easy to use and install.
Visit Fibox at
Hall 12 Stand No D79