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What is a NEMA 5 enclosure rating?

Issue:
What is a NEMA 5 enclosure rating? 

Product Line:
PTFDS - FD Enclosure Systems

Environment:
Enclosures sold and supported in the USA.

Cause:
Definition of Nema 5 rating.

Resolution:
From www.nema.org -
Type 5 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 settling airborne 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).
















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