Electrical Boxes

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware, Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Gate Valve Lockout Device allows visual confirmation.

October 18, 2016

Made of injection-molded polycarbonate to provide chemical resistance, Transparent Gate Valve Lockout Device protects workers from hazardous energy and prevents exposure to hazardous chemicals. Specially formulated transparent material allows for both visual confirmation of correct valve position and hazardous leak identification while in locked out state. Available in 5 different sizes, device accepts shackles up to 3/8 in. in diameter and can handle temperatures from -40 to 250°F. Read More

Agricultural and Farming Products, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Milbank's Irrigation Pedestal feature 3-pole 480V class CC fuses.

October 7, 2016

Installed in less than an hour, Milbank's Irrigation Pedestal is pre-wired, enabling the installer to simply mount the pedestal onto the provided slab using the lifting eyes that are pre-installed, connect the wires onto the lug landings and run them out from the motor starter. Ensuring protection from energy theft, motor connect and disconnect controls are housed in a lockable enclosure. Pedestal also includes extra two knockouts for mounting additional push buttons. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Mechanical Power Transmission

Mersen Proudly Sponsors University of Washington for Ecocar3 Competition

August 30, 2016

The EcoCAR 3 Advanced Vehicle Technology Competition challenges sixteen North American university teams to redesign a 2016 Chevrolet Camaro to reduce its environmental impact, while maintaining the muscle and performance expected from this iconic American car. Teams are tasked with enhancing the vehicle with cutting-edge energy efficient powertrains that retain high standards for safety and... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Now You See Me...Now You Don't

August 25, 2016

STI’s tough outdoor enclosures are available in clear or white polycarbonate, because sometimes an appliance needs to be visible, and sometimes it does not. Both offer excellent protection against the weather. The Type 4X Protective Cabinets also guard against vandalism and damage to electrical devices. For convenience, the enclosures are secured with either a key lock or thumb lock.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Furniture Feed Poke-Through Floor Box maximizes cabling capacity.

August 25, 2016

Designed to fit 6 in. holes at second floor and above in commercial buildings, Steel City® FFPT6 increases capacity for electrical and electronic wiring in single-core drill location when feeding modular furniture. Box has ¾ in. hub for power wiring as well as 1 ¼ and 2 in. hubs for communications cabling (including plugs). Core drill size is 6 in., and integral junction box has 27 in.³ capacity with five ½ in. and five ¾ in. knockouts. Solution is rated for UL® 263 two hr fire test. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Polycarbonate Enclosures offer up to 900 in-lb impact resistance.

August 22, 2016

While all polycarbonate enclosures within Integra Impact series are NEMA 4X-rated, marine-duty models are watertight and saltwater resistant with NEMA 6P rating. All of these wall-mount, single-door enclosures feature UV light resistance and operate from -40 to +265°F. Hinges facilitate door removal and permit 225° door swing; clear or opaque lids are available. Along with integrated mounting flanges molded into enclosure, features include extra interior mounting bosses on rear wall. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Recessed Poke-Through Floor Box maximizes cabling capacity.

July 27, 2016

Providing recessed, 3-gang service in 6 in. holes, Steel City® RPT6 supports power and communications wiring in single-core drill locations at second floor and above in commercial buildings. Center compartment will accept GFCI outlets as well as 20 A and 30 A twist-lock devices. Featuring 4 plates, configurable compartment bottom junction box enables contractor to run varying sizes of conduit through 1 ¼, 1 ½, or 2 in. knockouts. Solid brass, brushed aluminum, and black covers are available. Read More

Controls & Controllers, Electrical Equipment & Systems

Modular high-density Housing

July 12, 2016

Middletown, Pa. – With the ME-IO housing from Phoenix Contact, design engineers can create and build their own custom controllers, rather than settling for an off-the-shelf controller that doesn’t suit the application needs. A variety of widths, heights, and configurations yield a wide range of design options. The ME-IO can accommodate up to 60 connection points in an 18-mm wide package.... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Tap Box helps solve commercial energy theft.

July 6, 2016

Made of lightweight aluminum, Tap Box houses all necessary electrical components in single enclosure, secured with padlockable, 3-point latching system, which makes tapping into electrical systems to steal power difficult. UL-listed unit securely distributes utility power for multi-tenant applications, such as apartment complexes, commercial sites, and strip malls. Weighing approximately 100 lb, enclosure can be installed by single worker. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Optics & Photonics

PV Inverters and Combiner Boxes are No Match for Bridgeport's 'Team Done That'

July 1, 2016

STRATFORD, Conn. – A national solar systems provider was recently faced with a predicament that would have delayed one of its larger installation projects. It looked like the contractor couldn’t employ the Bridgeport rain-tight fittings ordered for the job. Aiming to quickly remedy the situation, a member of Bridgeport’s technical sales team came to meet with the installer. The on-site... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Hinged Enclosures meet NEMA 4X and IP67 requirements.

June 16, 2016

Available in 5 sizes up to 24 x 20 in., WQ Series is molded from impact-resistant polycarbonate reinforced with fiberglass, which offers durable alternative to metal enclosures. Hinged cover, which is available in clear or opaque, allows access to internal components. WQ Series is suitable for applications in network communications, alternative energy, industrial automation, or anywhere electrical and electronic components require protection from elements. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Floor Box conceals outlets and plugs while in use.

June 14, 2016

Designed for wood subfloors in single- and multi-family housing, Steel City® Residential Floor Box allows lid to be closed, even when cords are plugged in. Single-gang, recessed unit is suitable for power, voice, or data connections in open-space areas, and offers drop-in design for one-step mounting. UL/CSA approved as 15 A, 125 V tamper-resistant receptacle, box includes die-cast cover that is available with brass or nickel-plated finish. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage

Production Box Build Cable Assembly Based on Prototype Sample

June 10, 2016

Challenge A leading independent provider of testing services and equipment contacted Epec with a request to build a custom, ruggedized, network interface box. They provided a prototype unit for us to reproduce, along with a dimensional schematic and bill of materials (BOM). The box build assembly is used to link four video cameras with a computer network. The cameras are used to record... Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Material Handling & Storage, Plant Furnishings & Accessories

Stainless Steel Box and Cover protects electrical devices.

May 24, 2016

Designed to protect electrical devices in harsh environments, including those that are susceptible to liquid ingress and corrosion, Red•Dot® Stainless Steel While-In-Use Box and Cover System complies with NEC and UL® requirements for Extra-Duty outlet box covers installed in locations that require wash-down maintenance. NSF-certified product is made of 316 SS with smooth, sloped surfaces that allow maximum runoff and eliminate water collection points. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Power Distribution Boxes eliminate voltage drop in field.

May 9, 2016

Designed for field-based power supply voltages of 24 V, M12 Power Distribution Boxes, in combination with standard M12 power cables of 4x10 AWG conductors, can eliminate voltage drop that occurs across long cable runs. Distributor has four T-coded M12 receptacles with current load up to 10 A/channel. Each of 8 channels is equipped with plug-in fuse, and LEDs indicate status of input and output sides. Power to distributor boxes is supplied via HEAVYCON Compact plug-connector. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems

Explosion Proof Junction Box features global approvals.

May 5, 2016

Constructed of 316 stainless steel, Explosion Proof Junction Box is available assembled with company's stainless steel product lines such as dual seal certified, explosion proof 12 Series pressure and temperature switches as well as hermetically sealed TX200 pressure transmitters. Option M432 has ½ in. NPT threads, while option M433 has M20 threads. Also available for separate purchase as junction box kit, IP66-rated unit holds worldwide certifications, including cCSAus, ATEX, IECEx, and PESO.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems

Single Gang Floor Box installs flush in wood subfloors.

May 5, 2016

Offering drop-in installation with any floor covering, Steel City® Residential Floor Box is available as complete kit for new- and old-work installations, providing solution for power, voice, or data connections in open-space areas. Unit features metallic outlet box with ½ in. knockouts, pry-outs, and integral cable clamps for NM sheathed cable; stamped, one-piece brass cover with brushed and lacquered finish; and neoprene gasket. It is UL/CSA approved as 15 A, 125 V tamper-resistant receptacle. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, HVAC

Cabinet Coolers resist heat and corrosion.

April 13, 2016

Available with cooling capacities of 275 and 550 Btu/hr, Small 316 Stainless Steel Cabinet Cooler® Systems keep electrical enclosures cool with 20°F air while resisting heat and corrosion that could adversely affect internal components. Units mount through standard electrical knockout while maintaining NEMA 12, 4, or 4X rating of enclosure. Automatic drain filter separator ensures no moisture passes to inside of enclosure, while optional thermostat keeps enclosure at ±2°F of temperature setting. Read More

Electrical Equipment & Systems, Fasteners & Hardware

IEC Electrical Plug Lockout Device prevents tampering.

April 12, 2016

By preventing power from going to socket, IEC Electrical Plug Lockout can eliminate unauthorized access for security purposes or serve as energy isolation point to keep employees safe during maintenance. Portable detachable device, available in orange nylon material, offers plug-and-twist installation in office equipment, computers, peripheral equipment, power supplies, and other equipment that utilizes standard C13 3-prong electrical power outlet.
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Electrical Equipment & Systems, Electronic Components & Devices

Step Down Spider Box provides 6 duplex 120 V outlets.

March 25, 2016

Providing source of 120 V power when only 240 V is available, Model WALSB-240.50A-6X120.20A-WP is equipped with 10 ft chemical- and abrasion-resistant cable terminated in industrial male cord cap that carries 240 V current to box, which is then stepped down to 120 V to operate equipment. Six duplex 120 V outlets provide sealed and secure connection for up to 12 devices. Constructed with powder coated steel housing, portable weatherproof box includes short circuit and overload protection. Read More