Vynckier Enclosure Systems

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NEMA Enclosure Types

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Type 3:
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 and windblown dust); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (rain, sleet, snow); and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure.

Type 3R:
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 (rain, sleet, snow); and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure.

Type 3S:
Type 3S 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 and windblown dust); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (rain, sleet, snow); and for which the external mechanism(s) remain operable when ice laden.

Type 4:
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 and windblown dust); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (rain, sleet, snow, splashing water, and hose directed water); and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure.

Type 4X:
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 (windblown dust); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (rain, sleet, snow, splashing water, and hose directed water); that provides an additional level of protection against corrosion; and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure.

Type 12:
Enclosures constructed (without knockouts) for indoor 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 and circulating dust, lint, fibers, and flyings); and to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (dripping and light splashing).

Type 13:
Enclosures constructed for indoor 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 and circulating dust, lint, fibers, and flyings); to provide a degree of protection with respect to harmful effects on the equipment due to the ingress of water (dripping and light splashing); and to provide a degree of protection against the spraying, splashing, and seepage of oil and non-corrosive coolants.

Vynckier's enclosures provide protection against the following conditions according to NEMA standards:

Access to hazardous parts: VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55, PEDESTAL Series

Ingress of solid foreign objects (falling dirt): VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55

Ingress of water (Dripping and light splashing): VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55

Ingress of solid foreign objects (Circulating dust, lint, fibers, and flyings): VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55

Ingress of solid foreign objects (Settling airborne dust, lint, fibers, and flyings): VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55

Ingress of water (Hosedown and splashing water): VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55

Corrosive agents: VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55

Ingress of water (Rain, snow, and sleet): VJ Series, APO Series, ARIA Series, POLYSAFE Series, VM Series, SERIES 55, PEDESTAL Series