New Electrical Box Designed to Support Ceiling Fans and Light Fixtures

Press Release Summary:

  • Bell PRCF57550 outdoor ceiling fan box provides safe and secure mounting and weatherproof wiring junction for outdoor fans, chandeliers or pendant lights
  • Designed to enhance outdoor living spaces with convenience and comfort as indoors
  • Constructed of heavy duty PVC with integrated galvanized steel support bracket

Original Press Release:

Bell Introduces Round Weatherproof Box for Fans & Lights

South Bend, Indiana September 10, 2019 - Bell introduces a new weatherproof round electrical box. The unique new box is specifically designed to safely support ceiling fans and light fixtures for outdoor lifestyles. Bell, part of Hubbell Commercial Construction, provides innovative electrical products to industrial, commercial and residential markets.

The Bell PRCF57550 Outdoor Ceiling Fan Box provides a safe and secure mounting and weatherproof wiring junction for outdoor fans, chandeliers or pendant lights. Part of Bell's Outdoor Comforts™ line, this electrical box is designed to enhance outdoor living spaces with the same convenience and comfort as indoors.

The PRCF57550 is constructed of heavy duty PVC with an integrated galvanized steel support bracket. The 4in round box mounts parallel, perpendicular or 45° from a joist. The optional rain collar provides a weatherproof seal for fan canopies. It is UL, NEC and NEMA 3R compliant. Fans or luminaires must also be outdoor rated.

The integrated bracket allows the outdoor ceiling box to support fans up to 70lbs or heavy luminaires up to 150lbs. Five ¾" threaded entries provide convenient access for conduit or fittings. Three ½" reducer bushings and four closure plugs are included, along with mounting lag bolts and fan/fixture screws. 

Bell's new ceiling fan and light fixture box provide homeowners a cost-effective solution to upgrade any outdoor area with weatherproof fans or luminaires for today's outdoor living. Applications include pergolas, patio covers, gazebos, arbors, verandas or entryways. 

Availability of the Bell PRCF57550 Outdoor Ceiling Fan Box begins late September 2019. Available colors include Gray, White or Bronze. Find more information at

About Hubbell Commercial Construction

Hubbell Commercial Construction includes five brands that provide innovative and cost-effective electrical products with superior customer service for commercial and/or residential markets. RACO creates electrical boxes, covers, and fittings. TayMac crafts in-use covers for outdoor electrical applications. Bell produces weatherproof boxes, covers and outdoor lighting. Wiegmann offers the most complete line of electrical enclosures for OEM, Commercial Construction, and MRO markets. Acme Electric manufactures power conversion and conditioning equipment for industrial, commercial and OEM applications.

These historic brands are part of Hubbell Incorporated, one of the largest electrical manufacturers in North America. The company's history of innovation extends back to 1889. Founder Harvey Hubbell invented the pull chain light switch and electric plug.

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