Frequently Asked Questions
What Nema rating should I use for my electrical enclosure?
Determine your Nema requirements based on the environment that your metal enclosure will be in below.
- For Indoor General Purpose: Nema Type 1
- For Outdoor, Dust-Tight, Rain-Tight, Sleet-Tight: Nema Type 3
- For Outdoor Rain-Tight, Sleet-Resistant: Nema Type 3R
- For Indoor & Outdoor, Water-Tight, Dust-Tight, Sleet-Resistant: Nema Type 4
- For Indoor & Outdoor, Water-Tight, Dust-Tight, Corrosion-Resistant: Nema Type 4X
- For Indoor, Dust-tight and Drip-Tight: Nema Type 12