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Is a NEMA 12 Heavy Duty safety switch also rated for NEMA 3R, outdoor applications?

Issue:
Are the NEMA 12 Heavy Duty safety switches also rated NEMA 3R?

Product Line:
Safety Switches

Environment:​
Heavy Duty Safety Switches

Resolution:
Yes, it is rated for NEMA 3R or NEMA 12 applications. The ratings are noted on the device wiring diagram. The statement ``When this switch is used in an outdoor application, remove drain screw in bottom endwall and discard`` is also noted on device wiring diagram.
NOTE: This information is not valid for a NEMA 12K safety switch (A suffix)
 
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