Fibox ARCA non corrosive electrical cabinets for use in extremely harsh and demanding environments now available from Foremost Electronics

055 - Fibox ARCA non corrosive electrical cabinets from ForemostForemost Electronics, the Essex based specialist distributor of electromechanical components, has been appointed as a distributor for Fibox, the leading manufacturer of a wide range of standard plastic enclosures for the electrical and electronics industries.

We are very pleased to introduce our latest supplier with the launch of an exceptional new product. “Says Alan Cook, Managing Director of Foremost Electronics. “The new ARCA cabinet range provides control systems with ultimate protection in demanding environments.”

ARCA cabinets are available in 14 different sizes form 300x200x150mm to 600x800x300mm and are simple to customise during system manufacture or on site, with no specialist tools required, leaving no possibility of rust on the worked surface afterward. Manufactured in high grade polycarbonate material ARCA cabinets are non-corrosive, suitable for use in extremely harsh and demanding environments and provide a long lifetime and excellent security. The UV stabilized polycarbonate material ensures high performance in outdoor installations, is chemical resistant and has a raw material flammability rating to UL 94-5VA

The ARCA product range is lightweight for ease of transport and installation, meets the Low Voltage Directive 2006/95/EC up to 1500 VDC, has a wide operating temperature from -40° to +80°C (+120°C short term) and has been designed to remain aesthetically pleasing for an indefinite time after installation.

The robust design meets IP 66 to protect from water ingress providing peace of mind in wet and dusty environments, offers high impact resistance and is able to withstand contact up to IK 10. The ARCA cabinets provide excellent protection against vandalism and are fitted with a patent pending strong hinge designed to withstand regular door opening to 120° and the fitting of door mounted components. Multiple locking options are available to provide a secure solution for every application.

Fibox ARCA cabinets have a number of market leading innovative features including a patent pending lockable inner door requiring no tools for mounting, a patent pending quick to mount and easy to use DIN-rail frame set, equipment mounting pods on the base, cover and four base sides, variable depth option for internal plates and a wide range of accessories available to simplify system design. These include mounting plates, corner adjustment set, window cover, galvanised steel inner door set, DIN-rail frame set, support bar set for DIN-rail, pole mounting set, wall mounting lugs set, rain/snow hood and locking options.

Foremost serve a wide number of diverse markets from industrial, instrumentation, audio/broadcast, rail, medical to education. Established in 1989, Foremost Electronics Ltd. are long established
agents and distributors of electro-mechanical components including switches, connectors, cabinets, enclosures and handles, control knobs, thermal fuses and optoelectronics. Foremost are also a supplier of joysticks and controllers for both OEM and stand-alone applications and have specialist online stores for Rotary Switches, IP Joysticks and Electric Vehicle Connectors and Accessories
For more information on Fibox ARCA cabinets and all products available from Foremost Electronics call +44 (0)1371 811171, email or visit or.