The “Blame Game”
Have you ever been bothered by such a situation? Picture this, you have just completed your run on a beautiful day only to return home and realize that your feet are full of blisters. Should you put the blame on the shoe manufacture for using a material that is too tough, or would you blame the socks company for using a material that is too soft?
Things can potentially get uglier when it comes to planning for or executing a project. Have you had the unfortunate experience of opening a ‘Brand X’ junction box, to find yourself having ‘Brand A’ terminal blocks and maybe some ‘Brand C’ cable glands or markings inside. If there is a fault, who you should go to?
You may potentially find yourself being trapped in the “Blame Game” if you are having two or more different suppliers involved. And if you have ever been trapped in one, you will know that the chances of successfully finding a solution and getting out is very minuscule.
What if there was a supplier who could provide you with a one-stop shopping experience?
CLIPSAFE – Your one-stop junction box solution
Over the years, many of our customers have requested Phoenix Contact to provide one-stop services where they not only purchase standalone components but are able to purchase a solution. We realized it made perfect sense for us to develop a portfolio of “basket or box” which would allow us to further improve our customers’ buying experience. This was the genesis of our CLIPSAFE range of junction boxes.
As we all know, a junction box is just like the body. A healthy body needs a healthy heart – the components to be installed in the junction boxes. With more than 92 years of component manufacturing experience, you are assured we have maintained, and improved, on the quality of our ‘hearts’ over the past 9 decades.
Phoenix Contact’s CLIPSAFE junction boxes offer you the flexibility in choosing various hassle-free solutions.
Ex and NEMA 4X junction boxes equipped according to customer specifications
You can obtain CLIPSAFE enclosures fully equipped with terminal blocks and cable glands on request. Terminal boxes are delivered with the corresponding equipment approval in accordance with ATEX and IECEx for use in potentially explosive areas.
Ex control boxes according to customer specifications
Individual control boxes with electronic components are available on request. With detailed engineering and planning, we will be able to support you in any complicated field-bus or control boxes requirements.
Empty Enclosure Ex or NEMA 4X
Still unable to make up your mind as to which components need to be installed in your junction boxes? Fret not.
You can always maintain the flexibility to design and assemble your own components as required by selecting our CLIPSAFE empty boxes.
Choose the right junction box housing for your application; from Stainless Steel to GRP material. We have more than 140 Ex-approved and NEMA 4X versions. Custom dimensions and surface treatments for Stainless Steel are available on request. The delivery is carried out with the corresponding components’ approval in accordance with ATEX and IECEx.
Empty Ex or NEMA 4X enclosure machined to customer specifications
Simply means junction boxes with pre-treated holes and cut outs. We adapt the housing to your request to include threads, drilled holes and rectangular cutouts while taking into account Ex-standards in accordance with ATEX and IECEx. The delivery is carried out with the corresponding components’ approval.
With all four types of CLIPSAFE offers, Phoenix Contact believes we will be able to address your needs. Not to forget, a good solution always comes with good quality and design. Do check out our CLIPSAFE Quality and Introduction videos below!