White Papers & Case Studies



Need to understand hazardous location certifications or sanitary requirements for food & beverage equipment? Faced with a design challenge in your data center cabinet and cooling infrastructure? Want to see how our customers have used nVent HOFFMAN and SCHROFF solutions to protect their electrical and electronic systems? You’ll find these insights here and much more.

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Electrical Enclosures

White Paper: Enclosures for Solar Applications
A guide to selecting the ideal enclosure material.
White Paper: Enclosure Material
Specifying the correct enclosure material.
White Paper: Mitigating Enclosure Condensation
Preventing damage and ensuring optimal life for enclosed electrical and electronic equipment.
White Paper: Washdown Enclosures
Selecting the proper enclosure for washdown environments.
White Paper: Solar Shielding
Reducing heat load to protect enclosure components.
White Paper: Global Enclosure Standards
Industry standards for electrical enclosures exist to promote safety, encourage design efficiency and define minimum levels of product performance.
White Paper: How To Select the Ideal Enclosure Gasket
In many indoor and outdoor applications, a properly mounted, well-performing gasket is critical to the protection of sensitive electrical and electronic equipment inside the enclosure.

Weather Resistant (Outdoor)

Case Study: Hurricane Gustav
Stainless steel enclosure withstands Hurricane Gustav, protecting electrical equipment at Louisiana utility plant.
Case Study: Cox Research
Control panel manufacturer uses nVent HOFFMAN stainless steel, polyester enclosures for quick-removal maintenance and mitigation.
Case Study: Mauritius Island Security System
nVent HOFFMAN teams collaborate to provide security to Mauritius Island.
Case Study: Pyrotechnic Computer Cooling
When the pyrotechnics turn hot, nVent HOFFMAN keeps it cool.
White Paper: The Benefits of Stainless Steel
Understanding and identifying the ideal enclosure material.

Hazardous / Explosion Environment

Communications / Networking

Case Study: ATCA Wireless Networking
How three companies achieved rapid and successful product launches with SCHROFF as their open standards design partner.
Case Study: Dräger Medical
Customer-specific subracks for anesthesia systems.
White Paper: Overview and Design of Data Center Cabinets
In today’s technology-dependent world, a reliably operating data center is a core necessity for small and large businesses alike.
Modular 101 White Paper
A modular enclosure is simply an electrical enclosure that has a modular design.

Electronic Cabinets

White Paper: Critical Factors to Consider When Specifying an Electronics Cabinet Solution
With today’s powerful electronics generating more heat and increased power consumption, it is essential to specify and deploy an effective 19”cabinet solution that ensures consistent performance and protection.
White Paper: Data Center Design and Development Considerations
New methods for improving cooling while enhancing overall efficiency to adapt to changing networking equipment and data center designs.

Enclosure Cooling

White Paper: Surface Coating
Using surface coatings to extend life and improve performance in industrial air conditioners.
White Paper: Why Optimize a Cooling Set Point?
Heat is removed either by using some active or passive heat transfer equipment. When there is active temperature control, choosing the right enclosure cooling set-point is very important.