It’s no secret that modern life revolves around power. Energy storage systems can help reduce brownouts and stress to the grid and keep homes and vital services running. As demand continues to grow, utilities, businesses and governments are turning to various energy storage methods to bank power from water, wind, solar and other sources to
How do you prioritize data center cooling? What are the most crucial factors when it comes to data center cooling? What should I budget for data center cooling? What are modern methods for cooling data centers? These are common questions we hear from our customers in tech. When it comes to data center operations, cooling
Happy National Welding Month! Are you interested in welding? You’ve come to the right place! We will cover the history of welding, common uses, the job outlook for welders and how to get into the welding field. Let’s jump in. A Smashing Success – a History of Welding Welding as we know it today has
Tariffs, metal market prices and supply chain shortages, oh my. We talk a lot about optimizing your metal enclosure for manufacturing processes, but what about optimizing your enclosures for supply chain needs? Today’s procurement game is not for the faint of heart. Getting your metal enclosures on time and where you need them is key
Should you powder coat your metal enclosure? If this question is top of mind, then you’ve come to the right place to help you get your answer; we’re going to cover five benefits of powder coat paint on metal enclosures: Durability Efficiency Variety Versatility Eco-Friendly Let’s dive in. Durability Did you know that
The custom server rack — the unsung hero of modern data centers. What began as a standard metal box has become an essential building block for hyperscale, cryptocurrency mining, colocation and enterprise data centers. Custom server racks can streamline data center standardization and build-outs and allow for greater equipment access, creative cable management and more.
Google “sheet metal fabricators near me,” and a list of options pops up. Before sending out your RFQs (Request For Quotation), remember not all fab shops are created equal, and many serve specific markets or niche products. Here are some things you should look for while perusing potential suppliers’ websites or ask them about before launching the
Who is the United Way of Washington County? The United Way of Washington County is a volunteer-driven, charitable organization that serves the communities surrounding our Allenton, WI headquarters. They give back to over 20 nonprofit programs that focus on education, financial stability and the health of the community. Some of their partners include the American Red Cross, Big Brothers and Big Sister of Washington County and the Boys and Girls Clubs of Washington County. Although not everyone is in the direct line of their support, we all
The renewable energy storage market is booming with innovations, and we’re here to help you stay ahead of the curve by sharing our predictions for trends in energy storage in 2022. IHS Markit forecasted that following the growth we’ve seen in 2021, annual global installations for energy storage will exceed 20 GW in 2024 and 30 GW by 2030.
Does your metal enclosure need soft tooling, hard tooling or a hybrid of both? The answer may come down to what you need your enclosure for and your budget, but it’s important you know all three options exist to make the most informed decision for your product. In this blog post, we will take a
Data center cooling costs can be a real pain for data center managers. On average, 40 percent of the total energy consumption in a data center goes towards keeping their IT equipment cool – which is comparable if not greater than the cost of powering their IT hardware! To add to the problem, new equipment
Modern technology has higher performance specifications than ever before. That’s making it more difficult for buyers to source outdoor metal enclosures that can stand up to today’s rigorous demands. In addition, the expectation is that these products will last longer than they did in previous decades. Outdoor metal enclosures can pose a unique set of