Square Open Back Boxes allow access to back of installed devices.

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Conserving time as well as expenses on jobsite, Steel City® 4 in. Square Open Back Box allows wiring of pre-installed device from back without removal of mud ring from front of box to make connections. Installers can, after making connections, close box with blank cover. Boxes are available in shallow (1 ½ in. deep) or deep (2 1/8 in. deep) models, and mounting screws on both sides accommodate mud ring on front and blank cover on back. Ground wire clips are also available.



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Steel City® 4" Square Open Back Boxes Allow Access to Back of Pre-Installed Devices



New Product from Thomas & Betts Saves Jobsite Time and Cost



MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The new Steel City® 4” Square Open Back Box from Thomas & Betts (T&B) allows for wiring of a pre-installed device from the back, without having to remove the mud ring from the front of the box to make connections.



“The simplified installation of the Steel City® 4” Square Open Back Box saves time and cost on the jobsite,” said Chad Smith, global product group manager at T&B. “After making connections, the installer can simply close the box with a blank cover. This is especially ideal for prefabricated assemblies, where access from the back makes wiring connections in the field fast and easy.”



Steel City® 4” Square Open Back Boxes are available in shallow (1 ½ inches deep) or deep (2 1/8 inches deep) models. Mounting screws on both sides of the box accommodate a mud ring on the front and a blank cover on the back.



Ground clips are also available to connect a ground wire to the box.



For more information about the new Steel City® 4” Square Open Back Box from T&B, please visit www.tnb.com and look for “Steel City®” on the "Brands" tab, or call (800) 238-5000.



Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, 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 utility, industrial, commercial, and residential 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. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn. For more information, please visit www.tnb.com.

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