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IP56 Enclosures

Bison ProFab manufactures high quality IP56 electrical enclosures. International Protection (IP) standards are used to designate the protective capacity of an electrical enclosure. The two-digit code shows the protection against particles (the first digit) and water (the second digit).

IP56 Protection

  • Protection for the enclosed equipment from dust and other materials such as dirt, oils and non-corrosives. Small quantities of dust can enter the enclosure, but the quantity of dust cannot impact the operation of the equipment.
  • Protection from voltage and moving parts for people who come in contact with the enclosure
  • Protection from splashing water, hose-driven water, rain, sleet, snow and corrosion.

IP56 enclosures are rated for indoor and outdoor use.

IP 56  Protection from Solid Objects IP 56 Protection from Moisture
Protection from Solids Protection from Moisture
- Complete Protection from any tools or objects (dust permitted - no harmful deposits)
- This enclosure is not air tight and therefore only allows dust size particles in non-harmful quantities to penetrate.
- High pressure jets from all directions, (limited ingress permitted)
Weather Conditions Enclosure can Withstand
- Enclosure can be hosed down, eg. Ship decks
Build a NEMA Enclosure with Equivalent IP Protection
NEMA 4 NEMA 4X

Features of IP56 cabinets include:

  • Specialized materials, including aluminum alloys, stainless steel, galvanized steel and carbon steel, to meet your application requirements. Finishes available include wet coat and powder coat painting, anodizing and alodining.
  • Security and tamper-resistant hardware
  • Environmental controls, including thermostats, heat strips, air conditioning, passive or fan-assisted venting and insulation
  • Light switches
  • Viewing windows
  • Fuse blocks and power panels
  • Casters, support legs and risers
  • Range of installation options, including free-standing, pad mounted, wall mounted, pole mounted and walk-in

Our IP56 enclosure designs provide top quality, easy-to-customize enclosures to meet your specific application requirements. At Bison ProFab, we are committed to meeting the fast turnarounds and cost-savings you need without sacrificing quality and the high performance your expect from your IP56 electrical enclosure. We have built a reputation for providing customers with custom solutions at standard-model budgets.

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Working out of Houston, TX to supply & manufacture the highest quality electrical enclosures Worldwide.

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