ApplicationEPI NEMA Type 4x Single Door Free-Standing Enclosures are designed to house electrical controls, terminals, and instruments in areas, which may be regularly hosed down or are used in areas where serious corrosion problems exist. Suitable for use outdoors,dairies, breweries, petro-chemical plants, sewage plants, food processing areas, packing plants, and similar installations.
ConstructionMade from 14,12, and 10 gauge stainless steel (Type 304 2B) and have strong and rigid construction. All seams are continuously welded and there are no holes or knockouts. Clamps are provided on three sides of the door in insure a watertight seal with neoprene gaskets. The gaskets are attached with oil resistant adhesive. All exterior hardware (such as clamps, clamp screws, hinge pins, etc.) is stainless steel. A heavy gauge continuous hinge supports the door. A lip is provided around three sides of the door. This lip increases strength and keeps dirt and liquids from dropping into the enclosure. A hasp and staple are provided for padlocking.
FinishThese enclosures are unpainted. Door fronts are ground smooth. Optional 316 2B Stainless Steel is available. Panels maybe ordered in steel, stailess steel, painted and aluminum.
AccessoriesPanels must be ordered separately, as they are not furnished. Floor stand kits in 6, 12, 18, and 24 inch heights are available for factory installation on all single door NEMA 4x enclosures. Drip shield kits protect the door hardware from dripping water and settling dust.
StandardsMeets National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) standard for Type 4 (Water Tight and Dust Tight), Type 4x (Water Tight, Dust Tight, and Corrosion Resistant), Type 3 (Dust Tight, Rain Tight, and Sleet-Ice Resistant), Type 12 (Oil Tight and Dust Tight), and Type 13 (In-dustrial Use) enclosures. Also conforms to Joint Industrial Council (JIC) standard EGP-1-1967. UL50.
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