Stainless steel is a wonderful material to build electrical enclosures or any kind of box from. Stainless steel Boxes will last and stand up to the harshest of elements. The non-corrosive nature of stainless steel makes it ideal for the construction of outdoor electrical enclosures or enclosures that will be exposed to water, ice and snow.
The NEMA 4X standard gives you an amount of certainty of the construction of the electrical enclosure. You know that it will be able to protect it’s components from ice, rain, snow and hose directed water. The stainless steel box is not going to rust if exposed to water on a regular basis. The solid construction of NEMA type 4x stainless steel boxes lets you have the peace of mind that your electrical enclosure will be doing it’s job of protecting it’s components and your personal for a long, long time.