Definitions and Terminology



For Stock Product Contact:

Saginaw Control and Engineering
Aurora Distribution Center
40 Aurora Industrial Parkway
Aurora, OH 44202-8086
Phone: 330/995-9800
Fax: 330/995-9802
aurora@saginawcontrol.com


Corporate Office/Manufacturing:

Saginaw Control and Engineering
95 Midland Road
Saginaw, MI 48638-5770
Phone: 989/799-6871
Fax: 989/799-4524
sce@saginawcontrol.com




Term
Definition
INDUSTRY STANDARDS
UL
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc
cUL
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc (Tested to Canadian Requirements)
ULus
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc (Tested to US Requirements)
cULus
Underwriters Laboratories, Inc (Tested to US & Canadian Standards)
ISO
International Organization for Standardization
NEMA
National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NEMA 1
Electrical enclosure for indoor use. Provides protection where unusual service conditions do not exist.
NEMA 3R
Electrical enclosure for outdoor use. Protection from falling rain, sleet and ice formation on the enclosure.
NEMA 4
Electrical enclosure for outdoor use. Protection from wind blown dust, rain, splashing water, hose directed water and ice formation on the enclosure.
NEMA 4X
Electrical enclosure for outdoor use. Provides protection from corrosion, wind blown dust, rain, spraying water, hose directed water and ice formation on the enclosure.
NEMA 12
Electrical enclosures for indoor use. Provides protection from dust, falling dirt and dripping non-corrosive liquids.
CSA
Canadian Standards Association
IEC
International Electrotechnical Commission
IP
Ingress Protection
TUV
TUV Rhineland
ANSI
American National Standards Institute
FORD
Ford Manufacturing Standards
JIC
Joint Industry Council
ENCLOSURES
PB
Push Button
LPPL
Enclosure Less Plate with SCE Three Point Door Hardware
FTC
Flange Trough Collar
IMS
Industrial Modular System Enclosures
SCE-**LP
Less Plate
SCE-*B
Console Body
SCE-*C*
Consolet
SCE-*CHNF
Continuous Hinge Enclosures Clamp Fastened
SCE-*DC
Desk Console
SCE-*EL*
Enviroline® Enclosure
SCE-*EL*WFLP
Wall Mount Two Door with Center Mullion
SCE-*ELJ
Enviroline® Junction Enclosure
SCE-*ELJW
Enviroline® Junction Enclosure with Viewing Window
SCE-*FG
Fiberglass Enclosures
SCE-*FS
Free Standing Enclosure
SCE-*FSD
Two Door Free Standing Enclosure
SCE-*FSDA
Dual Access Free Standing Enclosure
SCE-*FSDAD
Dual Access Two Door Free Standing Enclosure
SCE-*M*
Multi Door Enclosure
SCE-*M3*
Three Door Multi-Door Free Standing
SCE-*M4*
Four Door Multi-Door Free Standing
SCE-*M5*
Five Door Multi-Door Free Standing
SCE-*N*
Type 1 enclosure
SCE-*R*
Type 3R Enclosure
SCE-*SC
Screw Cover Enclosures
SCE-*ST
Sloping Top Enclosures
SCE-*VR*
Vented Type 3R Enclosure
SCE-*WFLP
Wall Mount Two Door with Overlapping Door
SCE-*WS
Work Station
SCE-*XEL*
Enclosure for Flange-Mounted Disconnects Enviroline® Series Enclosure
SCE-*XM*
Heavy Duty Free Standing Disconnect Enclosure
SCE-MOD*
Modular Enclosure
SCE-*H*
Clamp Fastened Enclosure
SCE-*HS*
Clamp Fastened Disconnect Enclosure
EXD
External Disconnect Enclosure
AFSD
Internal Disconnect Enclosure
AL
Aluminum
FW
Fiberglass Enclosure w/ Window
SD
Single Door
TD
Two Door
ACCESSORIES
SCE-*CCOL
Straight Column
SCE-*P*AL
Sub Panel, Aluminum
SCE-*P*GALV
Sub Panel, Galvanized
SCE-*PBCOL
Angled Column
SCE-*SBASE
Pedestal Base
DF
Dead Front
Defeater
An interlocking part that restricts unauthorized access, unless bypassed by deliberate means
SCE-TU*
Touch Up Paint
SCE-FK*
Floor Stand Kit
DS
Drip Shield
PWK
Window Kit
SCE-FS*
Folding Shelf
BP
Barrier Plate
EP
End Plate
PO
Plinth Base
FP
Filler Plate
LF
Light Fixture
MST
Mounting Straps
ELFM
EL Flush Mount Frame
HA
Hinged Access Enclosure
PP
Print Pocket
FSPS
Individual Panel Supports
POS
Pull Out Shelf
WSCC
Work Station Control Compartment
STS
Stationary Shelf
THERMAL MANAGEMENT
AC
Air Conditioner
HE
Heat Exchanger
TEM
Thermostat
FA
Fan Kit
FGA
Filter Grille Assembly
AHC
Anti-Condensation Heater
HF
Fan Heater w/ Thermostat
RF
Replacement Filter
BP
Blower Package
RH
Rain Hood
TSH
Touch Safe Heater
MATERIAL TYPES
SS
304 Stainless Steel
SS6
316 Stainless Steel
GALV
Galvanized Material
AL
Aluminum
ORDER TERMS
CSE
Customized Standard Enclosures
BID
Build Identification Number
BOM
Bill of Materials
RMA
Return Material Authorization
QUALITY
CAR
Corrective Action Report
PPAP
Production Part Approval Process
NCR
Non Conformance Report
FREIGHT
LTL
Less than Truckload
TL
Truckload (large volume shipment that weighs more than 10,000 lbs or takes up the entire space on the trailer so no other shipment can be loaded)
SLI
Shipper's Letter of Instructions
BOL or B/L
Bill of Lading
DR
Delivery Receipt
POD
Proof of Delivery
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
NMFC
National Motor Freight Classification
FOB Origin
Title and risk pass to the buyer at the moment the seller delivers the goods to the carrier
FOD Destination
Title and risk remain with the seller until it has delivered the goods to the location specified in the contract
PRO
Progressive Rotation Order (Freight Bill number or Tracking number)
Free Astray
Shipment will travel free of charges
OS&D
Overage, Shortage, Damage
TECHNICAL
EMI
Electro Magnetic Interference
RFI
Radio Frequency Interference
DEQ
Department of Environmental Quality
EPA
Environmental Protection Agency
COO
Certificate of Origin
ISO
International Organization of Standardization
ASTM
American Society for Testing & Materials
REACH
Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (European Union)
RoHS
Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (European Union)