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What does the term ``NEMA Type 6P`` refer to?

In Non-Hazardous Locations, the specific enclosure Types refer to the environmental conditions they are designed to protect against. NEMA Type 6P enclosures are constructed for either indoor or outdoor use to provide a degree of protection to personnel against incidental contact with the enclosed equipment; to provide a degree of protection against falling dirt; against hose-directed water and the entry of water during prolonged submersion at a limited depth; and that will be undamaged by the external formation of ice on the enclosure. For more detailed and complete information, NEMA Standards Publication 250-1997, ``Enclosures for Electrical Equipment (1000 Volts Maximum)`` should be consulted.

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