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What is meant by the Nema Type 2 classification for Transformer enclosures?

Issue:
Transformer NEMA 2 Enclosure definition

Product Line:
LV Transformers

Environment:
Applies to Low Voltage Transformers by SquareD/Schneider Electric

Cause:
Various enclosure NEMA types for Transformers

Resolution:
SquareD/Schneider Electric Energy Efficient type EEThree phase and Single Phase Ventilated Transformers, meet NEMA Type 2 requirements Per NEMA Standard 250 .
New EX ( DOE 2016 to Current) are rated Nema 1 and would need a Drip shield , ie 7400DS18K for the K18 enclosure style, to obtain the NEMA Type 2 rating .

By definition Nema type 2 protection provide a degree of protection against contact with live parts and provide a degree of protection against falling dirt as well as dripping and light splashing of liquids.
 
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