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Sawmiller
07-30-2006, 01:39 AM
hi guys
anyone have a good source for a project box with a slanted top ??
i need one that is made from alum. or steel about 6 x 10 x4 inch or so
with a slanted top 10 inches wide by 6 deep
this is so the keypad and the lcd are easy to read and use
anyone have a fav fab guy ? i really dont want to cut this stuff out and weld it... i do thicker stuff ( box out of 1/4" plate ?)
dan

Robert Kubichek
07-30-2006, 02:31 AM
Sawmiller said...
hi guys
anyone have a good source for a project box with a slanted top ??

i need one that is made from alum. or steel about 6 x 10 x4 inch or so

with a slanted top 10 inches wide by 6 deep

this is so the keypad and the lcd are easy to read and use

anyone have a fav fab guy ? i really dont want to cut this stuff out and weld it... i do thicker stuff ( box out of 1/4" plate ?)

dan


Try this place, they have ALL different types of enclosures! http://forums.parallax.com/images/smilies/jumpin.gif

www.hammondmfg.com/scpg.htm (http://www.hammondmfg.com/scpg.htm )

BTW; If you get the aluminum boxes, U can use a nibbler to cut out the openings.
I trace the openings with a pencil, make a small hole inside opening, and enlarge hole using a step drill bit so I can finish /trim with a nibbler...
Works great, no scratching...http://forums.parallax.com/images/smilies/smilewinkgrin.gif

Bob http://forums.parallax.com/images/smilies/scool.gif

Post Edited (Robert Kubichek) : 7/29/2006 6:36:32 PM GMT

Sawmiller
07-30-2006, 11:04 PM
cool, thanks.. lots o boxes

will take time to go thru them all

dan

Alan Bradford
08-01-2006, 10:35 AM
Hi Dan,

Try www.automationdirect.com (http://www.automationdirect.com)

They have lots of enclosures and some sloped ones, and by the way they are usually 30%-40% cheaper than Hammond or Hoffman enclosures.

They are made by Wegman, and I use them in my Industrial Stamp and PLC Sytems.

Alan Bradford
Plasma Technologies
www.plasmatechnologies.com (http://www.plasmatechnologies.com)

Sawmiller
08-01-2006, 12:17 PM
cheaper is better