Press Release Summary:
- Comes in 4 in. deep and include concentric 1 in. – 2 in. knockouts that facilitate pre-terminated cables and bends in optical fiber cable
- Available in 2-gang 985 and 3-gang 986 models and offered in 989 low voltage partition
- Adjustable stud mounting brackets allow boxes to accommodate in different studs and sheetrock thicknesses
Original Press Release:
RACO Introduces Gangable Wall Boxes for Data/AV Applications
South Bend, Indiana August 6, 2019 - RACO introduces a set of electrical wall boxes designed for data, audio/video and power applications. Gangable design provides additional design and installation flexibility. RACO, part of Hubbell Commercial Construction, provides innovative electrical products to commercial, institutional and residential markets.
RACO's new steel data/AV boxes are 4" deep and include concentric 1"-2" knockouts to facilitate pre-terminated cables and bends in optical fiber cable. The 2-gang 985 model and the 3-gang 986 model can be installed independently or ganged together to handle any number of devices. Also offered is the 989 low voltage partition.
The design provides NEMA spaced device mounting for a consistent appearance using industry standard wallplates. Additional eccentric ½"-3/4" knockouts provide additional wiring flexibility. A raised ground screw in each gang offers proper grounding regardless what services are brought into each gang of the box. Adjustable stud mounting brackets allow RACO's new boxes to accommodate different stud and sheetrock thicknesses. Built-in far side support handles any stud sizes.
These new boxes are ideal for delivering data, AV and power side by side. Perfect for applications using high performance Category 6 and 6A cables.
Availability of RACO Gangable AV Wall Boxes begins late August 2019. Find more information at www.hubbell.com.
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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