Standard Enclosures / ENC16/18
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Overview

The ENC16/18 is a weather-resistant enclosure that is 16 inches wide and 18 inches tall. It can house a datalogger, a power supply, and at least one peripheral. This enclosure is recommended for applications that need to have multiple communication or measurement and control peripherals housed in the same enclosure.

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Benefits and Features

  • Weather resistant to protect instruments
  • Two backplate options available so that Campbell Scientific components mount easily and securely (Differs from our other enclosures because you can choose between two backplates.)
  • White, UV-stabilized enclosure reflects solar radiation—reducing temperature gradients inside the enclosure without requiring a separate radiation shield

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Detailed Description

The ENC16/18's backplate is prepunched with one-inch-on-center holes suitable for attaching a datalogger, power supply, and a communications or measurement and control peripheral.

This enclosure is shipped with the 7363 enclosure supply kit that consists of desiccant, a humidity indicator card, cable ties, wire tie tabs, putty, grommets, screws, and PVC coupling. Additionally, Campbell Scientific offers a CS210 Enclosure Humidity Sensor for monitoring relative humidity inside of the enclosure (see Ordering Info).

Specifications

General

Color White
Construction Fiberglass-reinforced polyester enclosure with door gasket, external grounding lug, stainless-steel hinge, and lockable hasps
Enclosure Classification NEMA 4X (before being modified for cable entry)
Dimensions
  • 45.7 x 40.6 x 22.9 cm (18 x 16 x 9 in.) internal
  • 43.82 x 38.74 x 25.22 cm (17.25 x 15.25 x 9.93 in.) internal under the lid space
  • 49.53 x 44.4 x 26.98 cm (19.5 x 17.48 x 10.62 in.) external
Weight 7.7 kg (17 lb)

Compatibility

The -VC cable opening option is required to fit a BP84 84-Ahr power supply in the ENC16/18 (see Ordering Info).

Mounting Poles

The ENC16/18 is NOT compatible with the following mounting poles:

  • CM500
  • CM505
  • CM510
  • CM515

Datalogger Considerations

Compatible Contemporary Dataloggers

CR200(X) Series CR800/CR850 CR1000 CR3000 CR9000X CR6 CR300

Compatible Retired Dataloggers

CR500 CR510 CR10 CR10X 21X CR23X CR9000 CR5000 CR7X

Frequently Asked Questions

Number of FAQs related to ENC16/18: 17

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  1. The ENC16/18 weighs 17 lb. Its internal dimensions are 16 x 18 x 9 in.
  2. Most likely, yes. The datalogger is protected against electrical noise, and 60 Hz filtering can be selected in many sensor measurements to filter out the effects of 60 Hz noise.

  3. Yes. Use a standard electrical box and outlet.
  4. Our fiberglass enclosures can withstand very cold locations, and their fiberglass/plastic construction is very resistant to corrosion.
  5. The terminals do not need to be replaced. Just sand or file the corrosion away, exposing clean copper, and the fittings will continue to be functional.
  6. It depends on the device. Most devices have built-in mounting flanges, but some items require a separate mounting bracket.
  7. Backplates are available in sizes designed to fit in Campbell Scientific enclosures: 10 x 12 in., 12 x 14 in., 14 x 16 in., and 16 x 18 in.

  8. Yes. Each enclosure Campbell Scientific sells has a powder-coated backplate with holes on 1 in. centers that match the mounting flanges on our equipment for easy mounting.

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