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Old 01-10-2013, 11:47 PM   #11
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I have used PVC junction boxes from e.g. Carlon. It is also possible to get nice big see through carbonate enclosures, which is definitely a plus (no need to make holes for LEDs, displays etc.) Waterproof is a plus, easier to cut is a plus, corrosion resitance is a plus, the main downside is that you cannot heatsink SSRs directly to the wall.

Here are some pretty cheap ones. http://deepsurplus.com/HOME/Enclosur...-Enclosure-Box

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Old 01-11-2013, 07:15 PM   #12
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Adam: I just looked on BUD Industries site, and in this series they have enclosures as large as 27x20x10...I'm sure they get a bit more spendy in the larger sizes, but I think that is the case regardless of material.
http://www.budind.com/view/NEMA+Boxe...IEC+NBF+Series

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Old 01-14-2013, 12:02 AM   #13
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Please delete. Found the answer to my question.

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Old 01-14-2013, 01:41 PM   #14
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NewBrewB:
I'm confused, you mentioned that you got a 20x20 enclosure here, but turned it 'sideways' to get more room. If it was a square enclosure, how did this buy you more room for components on the door? Maybe I missed something, or it is just how things are laid out internally. Just curious.

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They were out of stock so they sent me 20x20x8. Space was still really tight. I actually ended up turning it 90 degrees to make more room between components on the door.
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