Enclosures

Southern Manufacturing offers a complete line of aluminum enclosures. In addition to NEMA 3R and Caltrans enclosures to the traffic industry, Southern designs and manufactures enclosures for a wide variety of industries including stadium lighting, general lighting, solar energy, water treatment plants, waste water treatment, water parks and light rail. The options and variety is almost endless and includes double door configurations, quad door, with and without louvers and racks. All enclosures are built to UL standards and most are UL Listed.


Street Lighting Control Cabinets

Southern Manufacturing offers a full array of roadway and street light control cabinets including the popular 41" high x 24" wide x 16" deep NEMA 3R aluminum electronic control cabinet / enclosure.

In addition to a full range of standard single, dual, and hub control cabinets, Southern will build custom sizes to fit exact requirements. Each of our models is designed for durability and ease of installation and maintenance.

We manufacture both NEMA 3R and NEMA 4 enclosures and all enclosures are UL listed. Sizes range from a small typical 41" tall by 24" by 16" deep up through 72" wide double door enclosures.

Some of the more common street light control cabinets variations include protected ventilations, Lexan doors for meters, name plates, and inside cabinet safety doors.

We can also provide fully wired and ready to install control cabinets.
All of our street lighting control cabinets and enclosures are UL listed.

We have a lot of experience with design and application of control cabinets and enclosures. If you have a need for a street light control box or electronics enclosure application contact Southern Manufacturing and we will be happy to provide a quote and help with any questions you have.
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Flashers/Detectors Enclosures

Southern Manufacturing offers a series of Flasher and Detector Enclosures for the traffic industry. All sizes are available with your choice of mounting styles or may be supplied with mounting tabs to meet your application requirements.

All enclosures are made with sheet aluminum, this includes all of the panels, doors, bodies and shelves, with a neoprene cellular gasket that is affixed around the entire door to ensure a weather tight seal. The enclosure comes with hinges that are continuous stainless steel and secured with stainless steel fasteners. A #1 or 2 slam lock or a skeleton key is provided for all Flasher and Detector enclosures.

The standard finish is mill aluminum. We offer additional finishes to meet your specifications. Screened vent slots on each side of the cabinet create a natural movement of air and has a cooling effect on the electrical equipment. A full width shelf may be installed in a Flasher or Detector enclosure per your specifications.
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330 Series CALTRANS Traffic Enclosures

Southern Manufacturing offers 330 series enclosures to the traffic industry, including CCTV, ITS and DMS enclosures.

We have, as standards, the 332; 336 and the 336S. All of our 330 series enclosures come standard with the "pagoda" top for rain and snow dispersal.

All of our enclosures are constructed from sheet aluminum, with double flanged door openings and neoprene cellular gasket to ensure a weather tight seal. The enclosure comes with butt hinges on each door (CALTRANS) and a three point locking system, which secures the door at the top, bottom and center. Locks are supplied with all 330 series enclosures. A two position door stop, allows the user to set the door at two separate pre-designated stop points for ease of access and to secure the door from wind gusts. In addition to standard 332, 336 and 336S enclosures we can customize the wiring in the enclosure to your exact requirements.

330 Series, CCTV & ITS Enclosures
NEMA 3R
UL Approved
DOT Approved
Custom Designs

As a leading manufacturer of traffic industry 330 enclosures, illuminated street name signs, blank out and lane control signs in the U.S., Southern Manufacturing has a history of quality and reliability that dates back to 1939.

Utilizing a clear vision for traffic safety, Southern Manufacturing is dedicated to improving technology and fabrication. At the same time we are keeping the highest standards of quality, reliability and low cost of operation for our customers. Southern's depth of engineering and manufacturing turn today's challenges into tomorrow's realities
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NEMA 3R Traffic Enclosures

Southern Manufacturing producer of NEMA 3R series enclosures for the traffic industry.

Doors & Locks
All Southern Manufacturing doors used in NEMA Traffic enclosures are constructed from T5052 sheet aluminum, with a double flange around the entire door area. A cellular neoprene gasket is affixed to the door to ensure a tight weather seal. Hinges are continuous 14-gauge stainless steel and are secured with stainless steel carriage bolts. Standard equipment includes a three point locking system, which secures the door at the top, bottom, and center. A #2 lock with two keys is supplied for all NEMA Traffic style enclosures.

Southern Manufacturing leads the industry with our 3 position door stop bracket. This feature allows the user to set the door at three separate pre-designated stop points for ease of access and to secure the door from wind gusts. Door locking rods are 1/4" x 3/4" aluminum turned edgeways with 1" nylon rollers. The main door handle is 3/4" diameter stainless steel. A double door switch mounting bracket is standard and installed at the top of the door opening. A bracket for up to six switches may be installed upon requests. A police door is offered on our NEMA Traffic Enclosures, and generator compartments may be added. A skeleton lock is provided with all police or generator compartments.

Ventilation
Vent slots are provided on the underside of the enclosure rood overhang and louver slots are formed in the lower portion of the main door. This creates a natural movement of air and has a cooling effect on the electrical equipment. These slots may be screened upon request. Southern offers fiberglass filters, aluminum filters, fans, lights, air conditioners, heat regulators and thermostats.

Material
All our enclosures are produced with T5052 H32 .125' sheet aluminum. This includes all panels, doors, bodies and shelves. Our rack angle is made with cold rolled zinc plated steel. The standard finish is mill aluminum, however we offer additional finishes as your specifications require. Southern Manufacturing matches Federal Standard 595B Paint Colors and RAL for powder coat selection.

Shelves

Full width shelves and drawers, adjustable to the height of each cabinet are available in all NEMA Traffic Enclosures. C-Channel mounting rails are installed in back and along each side per your request. Back and Side panels are available to meet your specifications.
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ITS Enclosures and Cabinets

Southern Manufacturing is your source for ITS enclosures and cabinets. Cabinets can be customized to house specific equipment while blending in with normal traffic control equipment. We design, manufacture and test our cabinets and enclosures to offer functionality, security, and protection against weather and vandalism. Southern Manufacturing's remote & field enclosures are designed to deliver maximum protection for your valuable electronic control systems.

Enclosures for ITS systems and the requirement to protect and secure electronic equipment in outdoor and remote locations has lead to the need for a flexible enclosure / cabinet solution.

Southern Manufacturing produces enclosures and field cabinets for any application including:
ITS equipment (intelligent transportation systems)
Remote telemetry receivers and transmitters
Road monitoring and traffic management & control equipment
CCTV security applications
Port surveillance and security
Travel Time Systems (TTS)
Highway Advisory Radio (HAR)
Dynamic Message Signs (DMS)
Southern can meet your ITS enclosure requirements with custom sizes, configurations, doors, racking solutions, shelves, unistruts and finishes. Southern has produced hundreds of specialized enclosures including many enclosures formerly manufactured by Hennessy Products, so there is a strong likelihood that we already have drawings that if not an exact match can be quickly customized.

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Specialized Electronics and Communications Equipment Enclosures and Cabinets

Southern Manufacturing produces the widest selection of aluminum outdoor enclosures to house sensitive electronics and communication equipment. Our unparalleled design and manufacturing capabilities make Southern the logical solution for your standard and custom enclosure requirements.

The industries and applications where Southern has provided specialized aluminum enclosures include:
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ITS enclosures and cabinets
CCTV enclosures and cabinets
Highway lighting control box cabinets
Remote telemetry cabinets
Battery backup enclosures (BBS)
Hennesy enclosures
Solar energy control panel enclosures
Commercial lighting enclosures
Water parks and fountains
Universal communications nodes (UCN)
Waste water treatment
Stadium lighting
Southern's enclosures are UL Listed and can be manufactured to either NEMA 3R pr NEMA 4 standards. While most enclosures are produced from .125" 5052 aluminum, 3/16" and 3/4" are available.

Each industry and application has unique requirements. Southern can meet these requirements with custom sizes, configurations, doors, racking solutions, shelves, unistruts and finishes. Southern has produced hundreds of specialized enclosures including many enclosures formerly manufactured by Hennessy Products, so there is a strong likelihood that we already have drawings that if not an exact match can be quickly customized. Beyond the shell Southern can provide AC power distribution and outlets, surge suppression, air conditioning, generator compartments, internal lighting and Ethernet connections.