General Purpose Enclosures

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General purpose enclosures are non-specific storage devices that have been created and designed to house and protect a large range of equipment, in most cases this equipment is electronics. As the name suggests, these general purpose enclosures are fit for general purpose. The enclosures can sometimes be referred to as a "Multi-Purpose Enclosure", this is due to them being used for a different number of functions and multiple purposes.


Different types of General Purpose Enclosures


The type of enclosure that you chose is entirely dependent on the application that you are using it for. Our range of general purpose enclosures feature a variety of different materials, such as aluminium, plastic and fibreglass with some of these being reinforced, flame resistant and corrosion free. Our aluminium enclosures are available in a variety of types such as aluminium alloy and die-cast aluminium. We also have a range of different:


  • Gasket materials

  • Dimensions and sizes

  • Different IP ratings, such as IP65, IP54 and IP66. Their grade of protection against intrusion and moist is reflected on this rating. To find out more, please read out detailed IP Rating Guide

  • Variety of colours

  • Flanged options for mounting purposes

  • Some of the enclosures feature ventilation, display windows and chassis plates

What are the Enclosures used for?


An enclosure can be adapted and used for a whole host of different uses and general purposes, but their main purpose is to provide protection for electronics or other items held within the enclosure. Due to the nature of some of the enclosures and the adaptability, they can be mounted onto walls with security accessories added - making them the perfect solution to use in an environment needing an added layer of security.

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Description Price Body Material External Length Range External Height External Width External Dimensions IP Rating Colour Lid Colour Flanged Shielded Series Number Of Knockouts Hazardous Area Certification
RS Stock No. 773-3022
Mfr. Part No.1455T2201BK
BrandHammond
$65.88
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Aluminium 220 mm - 51.5 mm 160 mm 220 x 160 x 51.5mm - Black Black - - 1455 - -
RS Stock No. 104-228
Mfr. Part No.TA 241911 enclosure
BrandFibox
$26.66
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ABS 240 mm - 107.4 mm 191 mm 240 x 191 x 107.4mm IP65 Grey Grey - No TEMPO - -
RS Stock No. 773-3079
Mfr. Part No.1455N1602BK
BrandHammond
$33.27
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Aluminium 160 mm - 53 mm 103 mm 160 x 103 x 53mm - Black Black - - 1455 - -
RS Stock No. 343-9518
Mfr. Part No.1590A
BrandHammond
$12.01
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Die Cast Aluminium 92.6 mm - 31 mm 38.5 mm 92.6 x 38.5 x 31mm IP54 - Unpainted - - 1590 - -
RS Stock No. 473-2177
Mfr. Part No.12945501
BrandSpelsberg
$28.17
Each
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Polystyrene 52 mm - 35 mm 50 mm 52 x 50 x 35mm IP66 Grey Grey - No TK - -
RS Stock No. 509-5160
Mfr. Part No.230.130.000
BrandOKW
$62.57
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ABS 160 mm - 60 mm 130 mm 160 x 130 x 60mm IP66 Grey Grey - No StarCASE - -
RS Stock No. 506-722
Mfr. Part No.03238000
BrandBopla
$70.61
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ABS 160 mm - 90 mm 120 mm 160 x 120 x 90mm IP66 Light Grey Grey Yes No Euromas - -
RS Stock No. 343-9524
Mfr. Part No.1590B
BrandHammond
$14.53
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Die Cast Aluminium 112.4 mm - 31 mm 60.5 mm 112.4 x 60.5 x 31mm IP54 - Unpainted - - 1590 - -
RS Stock No. 760-8954
BrandRS PRO
$198.19
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Die Cast Aluminium 280 mm - 110 mm 230 mm 280 x 230 x 110mm IP66 Unpainted Unpainted No No - - -
RS Stock No. 517-3923
BrandRS PRO
$62.53
Each
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Die Cast Aluminium 275 mm - 65.5 mm 175 mm 275 x 175 x 65.5mm - Grey Grey No Yes - - -
RS Stock No. 119-5597
Mfr. Part No.PC H 95 G enclosure
BrandFibox
$54.69
Each
units
Polycarbonate 170 mm - 95 mm 140 mm 170 x 140 x 95mm IP66, IP67 Grey Grey - No Piccolo - -
RS Stock No. 251-407
Mfr. Part No.EKJB 180 G enclosure
BrandFibox
$128.71
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units
Polycarbonate 280 mm - 180 mm 190 mm 280 x 190 x 180mm IP66, IP67 Grey Grey Yes No EK - -
RS Stock No. 498-4671
Mfr. Part No.ABS 175/150 HG enclosure
BrandFibox
$60.22
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units
ABS 180 mm - 150 mm 180 mm 180 x 180 x 150mm IP66, IP67 Grey - - No - - -
RS Stock No. 818-0606
Mfr. Part No.1590BFLBK
BrandHammond
$18.64
Each
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Aluminium 112.4 mm - 31 mm 60.5 mm 138 x 61 x 138mm IP54 Black Black Yes - 1590 - -
RS Stock No. 786-5479
Mfr. Part No.487-261612E-66
BrandDeltron
$138.01
Each
units
Aluminium 260 mm - 120 mm 160 mm 260 x 160 x 120mm IP66 Black - - Yes 486 - -
RS Stock No. 823-7373
Mfr. Part No.TW7-4-11B
$8.50
Each
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ABS 105 mm - 35 mm 70 mm 105 x 70 x 35mm - Black Black - No TW - -
RS Stock No. 501-480
BrandRS PRO
$188.58
Each
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Fibreglass 300 mm - 175 mm 370 mm 300 x 370 x 175mm IP67 Grey Grey - No Mureva BOX - -
RS Stock No. 104-149
Mfr. Part No.TA 201610 enclosure
BrandFibox
$30.59
Each
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ABS 201.2 mm - 98.4 mm 163.2 mm 201.2 x 163.2 x 98.4mm IP65 Grey Grey - No TEMPO - -
RS Stock No. 222-222
Mfr. Part No.03227000
BrandBopla
$57.12
Each
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ABS 122 mm Test - 85 mm 120 mm 122 x 120 x 85mm IP66 Light Grey Grey Yes No Euromas - -
RS Stock No. 506-738
Mfr. Part No.03223000
BrandBopla
$79.02
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ABS 200 mm - 75 mm 150 mm 200 x 150 x 75mm IP65 Light Grey Grey Yes No Euromas - -
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