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APO IP68 Polyester Enclosures

APO with background removedFeatures

  • Corrosion and seawater proof
  • Chemical and temperature resistant
  • Constructed from polyester (GRP)
  • IP68 permanent submersion from 1m to 3m depths
  • In-house water tank, vacuum pressure and hydrostatic testing.
  • Standard versions are finished in grey (RAL 7036).
  • Also available unpainted and in other colours on request.
  • Available as empty enclosures or fitted with terminals.
  • Available with internal/external hinges, mounting plates, external mounting feet

Ingress protection levels

IP68 (EN 60529/IEC 60529)

Ambient temperature

-55ºC to +65°C with appropriate gasket


CE-TEK’s customer applications for IP68 enclosures are very diverse. Three APO polyester enclosures (see table above) offer total water protection to IP68 and are suitable for permanent submersion with depths of up to 3 m.

Applications include: offshore oil and gas, The Thames Flood Barrier, 2012 London Olympic Games, river and reservoir bed monitoring, special MOD vehicles for underwater use, camera enclosures for counting marine life, underwater lighting enclosures on submersible buoys, lighting junction boxes in swimming pools and fountains and numerous other applications.

Optional extras include: mounting plates, external mounting feet, hinged doors, viewing windows, various finishes and colours, cable entries and IP68 glands.

Product Code Submersion depth Height Width Depth
CAP0168 Up to 3m 186 151 140
CAP013168 Up to 3m 302 186 175
CAP04168 Up to 3m 302 302 175


Technical data (Extract) (For detailed information please click here)

Protection class

IP 68 (EN 60529/IEC 60529)


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Polyester (GRP)


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IP68 Data Sheet – Polyester Enclosures

Declaration of Conformity

Customer requirements – Terminal/Junction Boxes

Operating Instructions – Empty enclosure

Operating Instructions – Populated enclosure