NEMa Enclosures
NEMa Enclosures For Non-Hazardous Locations
Type 1 - General-Purpose Indoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against contact with the enclosed equipment.
Type 2: Drip-proof Indoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against limited amounts of falling water and dirt.
Type 3: Dust-Tight, Rain-Tight and Sleet (Ice) Resistant Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against windblown dust, rain, sleet and external ice formation.
Type 3R: Rainproof and Sleet (Ice) Resistant Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against falling rain, sleet and external ice formation.
Type 3S: Dust-Tight, Rain-Tight and Sleet (Ice) Proof Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against windblown dust, rain, and sleet, and to provide for operation of external mechanisms when ice laden.
Type 4: Watertight and Dust Tight Indoor and Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against windblown dust and rain, splashing water, and hose-directed water.
Type 4X: Watertight, Dust-Tight and Corrosion Resistant Indoor and Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against corrosion, windblown dust and rain, splashing water, and hose-directed water.
Type 6: Submersible, Watertight, Dust-Tight and Sleet (Ice) Resistant Indoor and Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against the entry of water during occasional temporary submersion at a limited depth.
Type 6P: Submersible, Watertight, Dust-Tight and Sleet (Ice) Resistant Indoor and Outdoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against the entry of water during occasional prolong submersion at a limited depth.
Type 11: Corrosion-Resistant and Drip-proof, Oil-Immersed Indoor
Primarily to provide, by oil immersion, a degree of protection to enclosed equipment against the corrosive effects of liquids and gases.
Type 12: Dust-Tight and Drip-Tight Indoor
Industrial Use Primarily to provide a degree of protection against dust, falling dirt and dripping non corrosive liquids.
Type 12K: Dust-Tight and Drip-Tight Indoor
Industrial Use With knockouts Primarily to provide a degree of protection against dust, falling dirt and dripping non-corrosive liquids other than at knockouts.
Type 13: Oil-Tight and Dust-Tight Indoor
Primarily to provide a degree of protection against dust, spraying of water, oil and non-corrosive coolant.