Monthly Archives: January 2012

How to protect the front panel of 1/8 DIN instruments

Digital panel meters, electronic counters, industrial timers and other 1/8 DIN size instruments are typically installed in the door of a sealed metal enclosure. While the enclosure protects its contents, the front panel of the instrument has to face the outside environment, which can be laden with dust, fumes and moisture. In many cases, plant equipment is water cleaned with high-pressure hoses — not so good if the water reaches delicate electronics.

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