Control Panel Building Cutting Holes in Enclosures Part 2 of 6

In this series we will walk through the steps of building an Industrial Control Panel. In this installment we'll go over how to cut holes in enclosures.


This video cause a lot of discussion on how to cut a hole in an enclosure.  Should you use a jigsaw, a cutoff wheel, or if you are fortunate enough...use your plasma, laser, or water jet?  We added the Cutting Holes in Control Panels - Cutoff Wheel vs Jigsaw vs Plasma. Which one Wins later to try to answer this.

Next continue to Control Panel Building Mounting Components Part 3 of 6 where we go through laying out the components and mounting them.

Next Steps

Go to the UL 508A Control Panel Lesson series to select your next lesson.  There are also many other Lesson Series on PLC Programming and Industrial Automation.