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Steel Outlet Boxes Crouse-Hinds Training Module
Outline z Applications z Types of Steel Boxes y Options z Uni-Mount TM Cover z Pre-Fabricated Boxes z 4 Square Bracketed Boxes z Terminology z Cross Reference Information z Marketing Materials Steel Outlet Boxes
Applications Steel Outlet Boxes Rough-in boxes are used to provide an easy method for the installation of electrical devices in commercial, light and medium industrial applications. Rough-in boxes can be used with many different wiring methods, including: conduit, armored cable and non-metallic cable.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Types Square Boxes Two sizes: 4 inch and 4 11/16 inch square. Drawn (one-piece) or Welded (three-piece) construction. Used to house electrical devices or as a wiring junction box. Available with various brackets for wood or metal studs. Covers Tile Covers
Steel Outlet Boxes - Types Octagon Boxes 3 1/4 and 4 sizes available. Typically ceiling mounted. Used for lighting fixtures. Mounting options - bracketed and unbracketed boxes are available. Used with conduit, non- metallic cable or armored cable.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Types Fan Boxes Specifically listed for mounting ceiling fans. TP275 rated up to 70 lbs. max. for fans or 90 lbs. for fixtures. TP315 and TP379 - features a bar hanger to mount between studs. Rated 35 lbs. for fans, 50 lbs. for fixtures. TP PVC fan box, mounts directly to studs. Rated 70 lbs. for fans, 90 lbs. for fixtures.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Types Utility Boxes Switch Boxes Available in many depths and for all wiring methods. Mounted in wall. Typically used to install light switches or receptacles. Also known as Handy Boxes. Mounted on wall surface. Used with switches and receptacles.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Types Masonry Boxes Available in single and multiple gang up to 6 gangs. Same function as basic switch boxes, but typically used in concrete or brick wall applications.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Types Covers One and two device covers. Tile wall covers - used for boxes mounted behind tile. Available in 1/2 to 2 raised to accommodate various wall thickness. Surface covers, eg. blank, duplex, receptacle, toggle switch, GFCI.
Steel Outlet Boxes Types of Brackets F Bracket - For wood studs. Mounts on face of stud. Provides automatic set back. S Bracket - For wood or metal studs. Mounts on side of stud. Provides 5/8 set back. VS Bracket - For wood or metal studs. Mounts on side of stud. No set back.
Steel Outlet Boxes Types of Brackets VMS Bracket - For wood or metal studs. Mounts on side of stud. Provides set up tabs to hold box in place before nailing. No set back. VM Bracket - For wood or metal studs. Mounts on side of stud. Standard 1/8 set back. C Bracket - For wood studs. Ceiling box bracket.
Steel Outlet Boxes Uni-Mount Covers - Only available from Crouse-Hinds! Combination Device Plate and Box Support in one cover. Saves 50% installation time. Saves 30% component cost. No far side support required. Available in single or two device. Available 1/2, 5/8, and 3/4 raised. Available assembled to popular 4 square boxes. Patented.
Steel Outlet Boxes Uni-Mount Covers - Only available from Crouse-Hinds!
Steel Outlet Boxes Pre-Fabricated Boxes Takes the Uni-mount cover a step further offering the Uni- Mount cover pre-assembled to our most popular 4 square boxes Available w/: 1 1/2 & 2 1/8 Deep Welded Box 1/2, 5/8, or 3/4 Raised Single or 2 Gang Cover Insulated Ground Lead Offers Significant Labor Savings. Buy the prefabricated unit, attach it to a wood or metal stud, and youre done! UL listed
Steel Outlet Boxes Steel Stud Bracketed Box Available w/ 6 different box options Mounts on either side of the stud and can be easily moved or repositioned Special spring allows for quick and easy tool free installation Mounting Bracket attached Far side support bracket provides support for boxes in 2-1/4 – 4 studs
Steel Outlet Boxes - Terminology Welded and Drawn Pry-Outs Applies to the construction of the box. Drawn boxes are one piece construction formed from a single piece of sheet steel. Welded boxes are three piece construction, with two sides spot welded to form the box. Provide access for cable entrance into the box and are used with boxes that have internal clamps for non-metallic and armored cable.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Terminology Knockouts (KOs) Supplied on boxes to provide a means of entry into the box and for attachment of conduit or cable connectors. Knockouts can be dedicated 1/2, 3/4, or 1 or combination 1/2 and 3/4 Combination 1/2 and 3/4 KOs come in two styles: –Eccentric touch in one place and are described as moon shaped. –Concentric are inside one another and do not touch.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Terminology Plaster or Mud Rings Gangable These are device covers used on 4 and 4 11/16 square boxes. These covers are required to mount devices to square boxes and come in various depths to accommodate dry wall. Term used with steel boxes where the sides of the box are removable and multiple boxes may be attached together.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Terminology New Work Old Work Refers to any job location where a box is to be installed in a wall surface not finished. In other words, the studs or joists are still exposed. Refers to any job location where a box is to be installed in an existing wall. The opening for the box must be cut in to the dry wall.
Steel Outlet Boxes - Cross Reference Guide Complete cross reference guide is available to cross from: Steel City Bowers Raco Appleton
Steel Outlet Boxes - Sample Carton Label
Steel Outlet Boxes - Marketing Materials z Commercial Products Catalog z Cross Reference Guide z Uni-Mount Sell Sheet z Steel Box Wall Chart z Counter Mats z Counter Displays z The following high quality marketing materials are available from Crouse-Hinds to support steel box sales: