Accu-Time System's NEMA 4X Workforce
Management Terminal Receives IP65 Rating,
Renamed MAXIMUS SEVERE DUTY - 30th
Ellington, CT - Accu-Time Systems, Inc. (ATS), a global manufacturer of workforce
management, time and attendance, and security access products, today announced that after
several years of withstanding harsh environmental conditions, the NEMA 4X workforce
management terminal from Accu-Time Systems (ATS) has received a name change.
The Maximus Severe Duty workforce management terminal (formerly named Maximus NEMA
4X) was developed by ATS to withstand continual exposure to winddriven particles, rain, salt,
fine dust, extreme heat and cold, and high-pressure washdowns. The Maximus Severe Duty
terminal has its own keypad but can also be paired with biometric, barcode, and proximity card
readers from ATS to provide a secure, reliable solution for workforce management and physical
access control in the world’s roughest installations.
With a recently approved IP65 rating, along with its NEMA 4X enclosure, the terminal is now
called Maximus Severe Duty. The IP65 specification is a standard developed by the
International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), based in Switzerland.
The specification describes the level of ingress protection (IP) that a device must withstand. The
IP65 rating is internationally accepted as the standard for resistance to dust and water jets. The
NEMA 4X rating includes those elements in addition to ice buildup and corrosion resistance.
The Maximus Severe Duty is currently installed on offshore oil and gas platforms, in chemical
processing plants, and in refining operations. Many Maximus Severe Duty terminals have direct
exposure to a variety of extreme environments. Based on ATS’ successful line of Maximus
terminals, the Severe Duty version can be configured to meet the unique requirements of each
The name change to Maximus Severe Duty best represents the terminal’s ability to provide
years of reliable service in some of the worl