Weatherproof Covers meet National Electrical Code requirements.

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Steel City? Outdoor while-in-use and Red-Dot Codekeeper? in-use covers meet 2002 NEC Code 406.8(B) for outdoor weatherproof applications. Steel City cover comes with clear Lexan? cover, allowing unobstructed view of device. Key-lock version is also available. Red-Dot Codekeeper cover is die-cast aluminum with integral locking tab. Both are UL-listed and CSA approved and are available in single and two gang covers.

Original Press Release:

Steel City? Outdoor While-in-Use Cover and Red?Dot Codekeeper? In-Use Weatherproof Cover Meet New 2002 National Electrical Code Requirements

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, May 10, 2002 - Thomas & Betts offers electricians multiple solutions in weatherproof "while-in-use" covers in order to comply with the new NEC Code 406.8(B) for outdoor weatherproof applications. The Steel City covers come with a highly impact resistant clear Lexan? cover, allowing an unobstructed view of the device. An optional, unique key-lock version is also available. The Red-Dot Codekeeper? covers are rugged die-cast aluminum with an integral locking tab. Thomas & Betts "while-in-use" covers have applications in the commercial, industrial and residential markets and are UL-listed and CSA approved.

The "while-in-use" covers from Thomas & Betts are available in a complete line of single and two gang covers, along with numerous device configurations. Each cover is designed specifically for an application, making installation quick and easy, since no additional configuring is needed at the work site.

For more information on "while-in-use" covers, call Thomas & Betts Customer Service at 800-816-7809 or send requests by email with name, mailing address and telephone number to

Thomas & Betts Corporation (NYSE: TNB) is a leading designer and manufacturer of connectors and components for worldwide electrical, communications, and utility markets. The company also manufactures industrial heating units and steel structures used in a variety of applications. For the year 2001, Thomas & Betts reported revenues of $1.5 billion. Headquartered in Memphis, Tennessee, the company has manufacturing, distribution and office facilities worldwide. Visit Thomas & Betts at

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