Enclosure Protection Ratings & Standards
If you are looking to protect your electrical equipment, solar battery, or traffic control equipment, Bison Profab provides a large inventory of stock enclosures and manufactures custom electrical enclosures, traffic cabinets and control boxes to fit your needs.
- IP44 Protection for the enclosed equipment from the entry of solid articles with a diameter greater than 1mm into the enclosure.
- IP54 Commonly used as traffic control cabinets because of the ability to protect electrical equipment from splashing water or rain conditions.
- IP55 Finishes available include wet coat and powder coat painting, anodizing and alodining.
- IP56 Offers a range of installation options, including free-standing, pad mounted, wall mounted, pole mounted and walk-in.
- IP57 More flexible than "standard" IP enclosure designs, providing top quality and customized cabinets.
- IP65 General outdoor cabinets that provide basic waterproof protection.
- IP66 Designed to provide custom solutions to your application that require IP66 protection, at a standard-model price.
- NEMA 1 General purpose enclosures that are typically manufactured to protect live parts.
- NEMA 2 Offer the same level of protection as NEMA 1, but NEMA 2 enclosures are drip-tight.
- NEMA 3 Weather-resistant enclosures that include a degree of protection from windblown dust and ingress of water.
- NEMA 3R Designed very similar to NEMA 3 enclosures, however, 3R enclosures can be ventilated.
- NEMA 4 Often called rain tight enclosures due to their excellent weather resistance.
- NEMA 4X Generally manufactured using 304 & 316 stainless steel due to its protection from corrosive materials.
- NEMA 12 Dust tight enclosures that are constructed without punch outs.
- NEMA 13 Built for indoor industrial applications that require protection from dust, lint, splashing oil and non-corrosive liquids.
- Custom NEMA Enclosures We can fabricate a custom NEMA enclosure to any size range, from a small 12" x 12" x 12" electrical enclosure to a Walk-in Enclosure.