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Type 6 Enclosure? #59306
12/01/05 09:39 PM
12/01/05 09:39 PM
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InspectorE  Offline OP
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Is this an April fool's day joke? SUBMERGED? Is this something only the Navy uses on their submarines? Has anyone ever installed one of these?

Thanks guys, you have a lot more experience than I'll ever get...

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Re: Type 6 Enclosure? #59307
12/01/05 09:51 PM
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I've installed a few of them, but then again I work for an oceanographic research lab... [Linked Image]

If you need better than a NEMA 6P or IP68, you usually end up pressurizing the enclosure or filling it solid with potting compound.

[This message has been edited by NJwirenut (edited 12-01-2005).]

Re: Type 6 Enclosure? #59308
12/01/05 10:22 PM
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No it's not. How do you think sump pumps are made? Or fountain lights?

Re: Type 6 Enclosure? #59309
12/02/05 01:26 AM
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I agree with Reno. Isn't a pool light NEMA 6p?


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Re: Type 6 Enclosure? #59310
12/02/05 10:42 AM
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InspectorE  Offline OP
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Hudson WI USA
I guess my mind was on a circuit breaker enclosure...now that would be something to see...

Thanks!


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