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#59306 - 12/01/05 09:39 PM Type 6 Enclosure?  
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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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#59307 - 12/01/05 09:51 PM Re: Type 6 Enclosure?  
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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).]


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


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


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

Thanks!



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