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WaterShed Free-Stand, Type 4X

Bulletin Number:

  • WS2
  • Industry Standards:

    UL 508A Listed; Type 4, 4X, 12; File Number E61997 cUL Listed per CSA C22.2 No 94; Type 4, 4X, 12; File Number E61997 NSF 169 NEMA/EEMAC Type 4, 4X, 12 IEC 60529, IP66
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    The Hoffman WaterShed stainless steel free-stand enclosure, with its unique design and Type 4X rating, is a perfect fit for mounting electrical or high-tech electronic equipment in a variety of indoor and outdoor settings. Its unique features are specifically designed for use in sanitary washdown production environments like food, beverage, or pharmaceutical processing. However, these same features also are useful in petrochemical plants, pulp and paper facilities and waste-water treatment plants.


  • Manufactured from 12 gauge Type 304 stainless steel
  • Seams continuously welded and ground smooth
  • Smooth Type 304 stainless steel lift-off bullet-style hinges
  • Hinges are shielded by cover edges
  • Hinged side of cover has provisions to allow direct flushing of hinge area
  • 20-degree sloped top facilitates runoff of water and cleaning solutions and prohibits the placement of objects on the top of the enclosure
  • 170-degree door opening
  • Door edges are sloped 20 degrees at top and bottom edges to facilitate runoff
  • Slanted flange trough collar prohibits pooling of fluids along the top edge of the enclosure opening
  • Three-point latching operated by PowerGlide Type 316L padlocking stainless steel handles
  • Seamless foam-in-place one-piece gasket provides oil-tight and dust-tight seal against contaminants
  • Bonding provision on doors; grounding studs on body
  • Accessory mounting channel provided in enclosure top
  • Panel studs fit optional NEMA style panels
  • Mounting holes in bottom of enclosure for direct mounting or for optional sanitary legs and stainless steel floor stands
  • Furnished hardware kit consists of panel mounting nuts, grounding hardware and hole seals for mounting hole
  • Finish:

    Stainless steel enclosures are unpainted. External surfaces have a #4 brushed finish. Optional mild steel panels are painted white. Optional conductive panels are available.


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  • Notes:

  • A x B x C are nominal dimensions.
  • Purchase panels separately.
  • Drawings and Technical Publications are available by clicking the "Items" tab. Select your desired Catalog Number and click on the Downloads tab for that particular catalog number.
    Catalog Number Express Modifications A in. B in. C in. A1 in. A2 in. Panel Conductive Panel
    Catalog Number Express Modifications A in. B in. C in. A1 in. A2 in. Panel Conductive Panel
    Yes 62 51 12 62.81 67.20 A60P48 A60P48G
    Yes 62 51 18 62.81 69.38 A60P48 A60P48G
    Yes 62 63 12 62.81 67.20 A60P60 A60P60G
    Yes 62 63 18 62.81 69.38 A60P60 A60P60G
    Yes 74 63 12 74.81 79.20 A72P60 A72P60G
    Yes 74 63 18 74.81 81.38 A72P60 A72P60G
    - 74 75 12 74.81 79.20 A72P72 A72P72G
    - 74 75 18 74.81 81.38 A72P72 A72P72G
    - 74 75 24 74.81 83.57 A72P72 A72P72G