Custom enclosures for your custom applications

Terms & Conditions


All orders are subject to acceptance by Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. All orders must meet a minimum dollar amount of $100.


1%, 10 days, Net 30 days. All open accounts must be approved by Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. A 1-1/2% monthly interest charge will be applied on past due accounts.


Prices and product availability subject to change without notice. Call for current prices and availability. Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. reserves the right to correct any prices due to printing error.


F.O.B. point of shipment. Freight allowance is $2,000 on any single shipping release. No freight allowance for product shipped west of the Rocky Mountains. Check with your sales representative for shipping information. Enclosures greater than 90” will not be freight allowed. When a partial shipment is requested on a freight allowed order, Schaefer’s will send the larger portion of the order freight allowed and customer will be responsible for freight on the smaller portion. AC Units, Heating Units, and other accessory items not stocked by Schaefer's Electrical Enclosures, Inc. will be drop shipped directly from their respective manufacturer and will not qualify for Schaefer's Electrical Enclosures, Inc. freight allowed program. Separate freight charges will apply for these items. Freight charges are prepaid and added to the invoice on orders that do not qualify for freight allowance (unless requested to ship “Freight Collect”). Freight charges are added at the published I.C.C. rates. Routing will be via common carrier. On freight allowed orders, Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. reserves the right to choose the most economical routing. Providing the order qualifies for the allowance, allowances on orders that specify more expensive routing will be equal to standard routing. On shipments other than Ground, the charges will be freight collect unless other arrangements have been made prior to acceptance of order.

Weights and Dimensions

Catalog weight and dimensions are careful estimates but are NOT guaranteed.


Delivery dates given prior to the order or after placement of the order are good faith estimates made by us and are based upon prompt receipt of all necessary information from the purchaser. Therefore, Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. will not be held liable for any damages, losses, or claims due to inability to meet such delivery dates.

Damage or Loss of Goods in Transit

Any risk of loss or damage to goods passes to the purchaser at time of delivery to carrier either at the Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. plant or any other shipping point. Claims for loss or damage of goods should be made by the purchaser against the carrier. Any aid and assistance in securing a satisfactory adjustment will be provided by Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. if an immediate inspection of goods at time of delivery and a timely claim filing was made by purchaser. Loss or damage of goods MUST be noted on the delivery ticket presented by the carrier at the time of delivery.


All applicable sales and/or other taxes will be added to the prices of materials purchased and will appear as separate additional items on each invoice, or in lieu thereof the purchaser, prior to delivery, shall provide Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. with a properly executed tax exemption certificate acceptable to the proper taxing authorities. These items subject to the same terms of payment as described above.


No charge will be made to purchaser when canceling normal quantities of standard catalog goods, provided written notice is received at factory in time to stop shipment. Special order items or orders for standard catalog goods in quantities that exceed the norm that are in the process of manufacture may be canceled, however, the purchaser shall reimburse Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. for any expense incurred with respect to the canceling of these orders. Engineering expenses and/or any special steps taken in the manufacturing process of such orders will be included in these charges.

Returned Material

Authorization and shipping instructions must be obtained prior to return of materials or Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. will refuse these items. In addition, only unused saleable materials of current design will be eligible for return. A minimum restocking charge of 20% of the price originally paid for the material, plus all transportation charges paid by us will be deducted from our Credit Memo on the returned goods. All transportation charges on returned material must be prepaid. Any cost in excess of 20% restocking charge incurred in repackaging and restoring the material to saleable condition will be deducted from Credit Memo. Material must be returned before one year from the date of invoice, or it will not be accepted. Special order items fabricated to the customer’s specifications may not be returned for credit unless it’s due to poor workmanship or defective materials supplied by Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. If this is the case, appropriate credit will be issued, provided proper authorization for return has been obtained from Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc.


Credit will be allowed for rework ONLY if authorization by Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. is obtained in writing in advance of such rework being obtained.


Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. warrants goods manufactured by it to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for a period of on (1) year from the date of shipment from its plant. Goods proven to be defective shall be repaired or replaced at Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc. option. All liability requirements shall be deemed fulfilled upon repair or replacement of such goods. Coverage under this warranty does not include incidental or consequential damages other than the coverage described above. The warranty and remedies set for above are exclusive and in lieu of all others, written or oral, expressed or implied.

Penalty Clause

No penalty clause of any description, in any specifications, or order, will be effective unless approved in writing over the signature of an office of Schaefer’s Electrical Enclosures, Inc.