Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Printer Enclosures

Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Printer Enclosures Which is better for you? Stainless Steel or Plastic printer enclosures? It depends on your criteria, but most food processing companies will choose stainless steel for the following reasons. 1. Stainless Steel is strong – This is obvious. Remember that your environment is harsh where the unit¬†will be hit, run into, and more. A plastic enclosure can take minor stresses but after a few impacts it will crack or break. 2. Stainless Steel looks nice – While plastic enclosures look nice initially, their appearance degrades quickly with wear and continuous washdown. Stainless looks nice for years. 3. Longer Warranty – Stainless Steel enclosures often have a warranty of 1 year. Most plastic enclosures only have a 90-day warranty. ¬†Maybe the shorter warranty is because plastic enclosures are more prone to break from normal usage? 4. Stainless Steel handles abuse – Do your workers treat … Continue reading Stainless Steel vs. Plastic Printer Enclosures