NEMA Type 6P Enclosures-Keeping Electronics Dry and Safe

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association serves as the respected source for the electrical industry’s standards. The purpose of NEMA standards is to reassure consumers the products they are buying will meet certain levels of performance and quality essential for protecting mission-critical electronics and other components. The standards are based on testing and cover concerns such as safety, construction tolerances, service life and other qualifications. Integra Enclosures works hard to meet these standards and one example is our NEMA Type 6P enclosures, which have built a proven track record in wastewater and marine applications.

NEMA defines a Type 6P enclosure as:

Enclosures constructed for either indoor or outdoor use to provide a degree of protection to personnel against access to hazardous parts; to provide a degree of protection of the equipment inside the enclosure against ingress of solid foreign objects (falling dirt); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (hose directed water and the entry of water during prolonged submersion at a limited depth); that provides an additional level of protection against corrosion and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure.”

Integra Enclosures IP68 rated waterproof enclosures are a perfect match for the temporarily submerged (up to 6 feet for 24 hours) and wet environments. Their durable polycarbonate composition means corrosion from salt water is simply not a concern.  Over time, other enclosure materials tend to deteriorate and rust when constantly exposed to water, but the polycarbonate used in Integra’s enclosures remains unaffected.

These waterproof polycarbonate enclosures have all been through rigorous testing and have passed with flying colors in the following benchmarks:

  • International IP68 and NEMA 6P standards for performance
  • High chemical resistance
  • Strong impact ratings
  • UV resistance
  • UL/cUL standards
  • RoHS standards

Integra Enclosures also produces NEMA Type 4X enclosures to meet the demands of harsh environments.

For more information Contact Us online or call 440-269-4966 and speak with an expert.

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