Top 10 Weatherproof Cabinets for Outdoor Electrical Needs

Top 10 Weatherproof Cabinets for Outdoor Electrical Needs

Our premium quality and superbly flexible range of GRP electrical cabinets are made to the highest standard and to also withstand the UK’s ever-changing weather conditions.

In this listicle, we’re going to feature the Top 10 weatherproof cabinet for outdoor electrical needs and we’ll cover areas such as durability, general weather resistance and some additional features.

Before we dive into the top 10, we’d like to summarise the ranges we have on offer.

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Our Range of GRP Cabinets and Enclosures

The T RangeOur T Range is made up of a UV stabilised external gel coat with a semi gloss finish. Our standard colour is British Racing Green (14-C-39). Designed and tested to BS476 part 22 and exceeded half an hour fire rating. Comes complete with 18mm plywood backboard and cylinder key lockable latch with aluminium pull finger.

The N Range – Our N Range of GRP electrical cabinets are made up of a UV stabilised external gel coat with a semi gloss finish. Our standard colour is British Racing Green (14-C-39) with a half an hour fire rating, IP55 dust & water protection and an 18mm plywood backboard. Comes complete with Cylinder key lockable latch with aluminium pull finger.

The E Range – Our E Range is also constructed from GRP (glass reinforced plastic) with an IP54 rating, compliant to BS 8567:2012, fire retardant to BS476 Part 7 1997, Class 2 and also complies with ESI standard 12-3 April, 1986. Comes complete with three point lock fitted Cylinder key lockable latch with a built-in metal ring to install an optional padlock.

The K Range – Our K Range is supplied in Green RAL 6005 – Moss Green. Manufactured in the UK and andmade to the highest standard. Each unit comes with stainless-steel hinges (316 grade), integral bolt down flanges and secure lockable doors. All cabinets have an IP55 dust & water protection rating and a full height, plywood backboard.

The F Range – Our F Range is supplied in British Racing Green. Manufactured in the UK and andmade to the highest standard. Each unit comes with stainless-steel hinges (316 grade), integral bolt down flanges and secure lockable doors. All cabinets have an IP55 dust & water protection rating and an 18mm plywood backboard.

Benefits of Using GRP for Electrical Cabinets

When it comes to housing electrical components, the choice of material for constructing external electrical cabinets is crucial. Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) has emerged as a superior alternative to traditional materials like metal and wood. Here’s why GRP stands out:

  • Durability
  • Weather Resistance
  • Security Features
  • Lightweight
  • Easy to Install

SE1

Our SE1 model is part of our single door collection and is constructed from GRP. It has a resistance of -30 degrees celsius to +60 degrees celsius, an IP54 rating for dust and water and is fire retardant to BS 476 Part 7, 1997, Class 2.

Pricing is £280.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

ST4

Our ST4 is a tall, slim unit offering a 30-minute fire rating, stainless steel hinges and an IP55 dust and water protection. Weighing only 45kg, this cabinet is easy to install to a concrete base and has the option of fitting door stays for an additional price.

Pricing starts at £875.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

SF9

Our SF9 offers a very similar specification to our ST4, however, the unit itself is slightly larger at 945mm in width and 500mm in depth (external measurements). The ability to fit a door stay to this model is also available.

Pricing starts at £1,055.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

 

SE6

The last of our smaller single door units, the SE6 offers similar specifications to the SE1. It also benefits from being compliant to the British Standard BS 8567:2012.

Pricing starts at £910.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

DT1

A very popular model, the DT1 is part of our double door collection and features 30-minute fire rating, secure, lockable doors and a 100mm internal lip for easy fixing.

Pricing starts at £1,175.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

 

DE2

Our DE2 model benefits from the same specification as our smaller E ranges have detailed. However, it also features a plywood backboard (mounting plate), cylinder key lockable latch with a built-in metal ring to install an optional padlock. Neoprene door seals, resistant to UV and frost.

Pricing starts at £820.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

DT6

Whilst this unit sits with our other double door units, this tall and spacious single door cabinet is ideal for working inside with longer instruments. The 2000mm (2m) external height is the perfect feature. This product will need a forklift or telehandler to offload but it comes palletised.

Pricing starts at £2,400.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

DK5

Our DK5 unit is part of our original range and is supplied in RAL 6005 (moss green). It also benefits from stainless-steel hinges (grade 316), IP55 dust and water protection and full height plywood backboard.

Pricing starts at £2,140.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

 

WK2

One of our most popular walk-in enclosures, the WK2 benefits from 2m width and over 2m in height for equipment that takes up room. It also features integral bolt down flanges, UV stabilised gel coat finish and a full height plywood backboard.

Pricing starts at £2,795.00 + VAT with the option for next day delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

 

WT4

One of the largest standard cabinets in our range, the WT4. Benefitting from 2m width, depth and height (externally) this 440kg beast is spacious enough for up to 2 people to work inside. Additional door stays can be added for easy of access and maintenance.

Pricing starts at £3,950.00 + VAT with a rough 3-5 working day lead time for delivery.

Full details including plans and technical specification can be found here.

Conclusion

So, there you have it. Our top 10 cabinets for outdoor electrical needs. We hope this has been useful and informative. If you need any further information, you can get in touch with our team online through live chat, on the phone at 01386 555000 or via email on sales@ukkiosks.com.

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