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#114373 - 02/22/03 12:37 AM Scary Control Enclosure  
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This is one of several pictures I took at a recycling center I had the misfortune of working at in 2001. Every panel in the place is like this (except for the ones I installed, of course). In this enclosure there is a quarter inch of liquid in the bottom, which might not be easily visible. The maintenance supervisor didn't think it was a big deal.

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#114374 - 02/22/03 12:57 PM Re: Scary Control Enclosure  
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OK if I go back to the plane and get two "distress bags"?

#114375 - 02/22/03 01:17 PM Re: Scary Control Enclosure  
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The maintenance supervisor didn't think it was a big deal.

I am sure OSHA would make him a believer!

Unqualified Persons serving as Supervisor's .... This is a Classic Case here!!

[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 02-22-2003).]

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#114376 - 02/24/03 11:52 AM Re: Scary Control Enclosure  
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Looking at it...some of the wires might be prone to getting pinched in the hinges when you close the cover -- especially the ones towards the bottom left hand corner of the box.

There also seem to be signs of damp. Look at the rust streaks in the lid - coming down from those black blocks. Some wire ties could also be a good idea....

Is it a good idea to leave so much slack in a panel like this?

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