T&B® Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies Provide Superior Corrosion Protection
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Thomas & Betts Corp.
8155 T&B Blvd.
Memphis, TN, 38125
Press release date: June 30, 2011
Safeguards Electrical Systems in Harsh Environments
MEMPHIS, Tenn. - T&B® Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies from Thomas & Betts are constructed of polished, marine-grade Type 316 stainless steel, providing protection for electrical systems in harsh environments. Type 316 stainless steel provides high resistance to corrosion, chemicals and high temperatures, while delivering strength and durability for a long service life with low maintenance.
"When coupled with the rugged Form 8 design, the use of Type 316 stainless steel allows these conduit outlet bodies to provide superior performance in tough, corrosive environments," said Bogdan Diaconescu, product manager for Thomas & Betts. "T&B Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies provide an excellent solution for protecting electrical systems in food and beverage, pharmaceutical, petrochemical and pulp and paper processing operations, as well as wastewater treatment facilities."
T&B Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies are available in body shapes LB, T, TB and the recently introduced LU® Universal Conduit Elbow, with hub sizes ranging from one-half inch to two inches. Tapered NPT threads and integral bushings protect wire insulation. Neoprene gaskets are rated to a maximum temperature of 105 degrees Celsius (221 degrees Fahrenheit). T&B Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies are shipped complete with covers, gaskets and screws included.
T&B Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies are listed with Underwriters Laboratories (UL Standards 514A and 514B), are certified with the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Standard C22.2 No. 18) and are Federal Specification W-C-586D.
For more information about T&B Fittings Stainless Steel Form 8 Conduit Outlet Bodies, visit www.tnb.com or call (800) 816-7809.
Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB) is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in industrial, construction and utility applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. With headquarters in Memphis, Tenn., Thomas & Betts reported revenues of $2 billion and had approximately 8,750 employees in 2010. For more information, please visit www.tnb.com.