Press Release Summary:
Utilizing standard wall plate, Flush Mount Weatherproof While-In-Use Covers are suitable for receptacles, GFCIs, switches, and turnlocks. Units feature corner hinge that allows vertical or horizontal mounting without field modifications, and rectangular wall cut-out with built-in template. Mounting flange is tapered and textured, with large open areas to optimize stucco adherence. With NEMA 3R ratings, covers meet 2008 NEC requirements for outdoor wet locations.
Original Press Release:
P&S Weatherproof While-In-Use Covers Protect Electrical Devices, Install Quickly
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Jan. 16, 2008) - Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading manufacturer of electrical wiring devices and home systems, introduces its Flush Mount Weatherproof While-In-Use (WIU) Covers. These products use a standard wall plate and are suitable for receptacles, GFCIs, switches, turnlocks and more.
The Covers are assembled and shipped as one-piece units, including box and cover to ease installation. They offer several contractor friendly installation features, including a P&S patented corner hinge that allows vertical or horizontal mounting without field modifications, and a rectangular wall cut-out with a built-in template. Mountable on most types of exterior walls, the mounting flange is tapered and textured, with large open areas to improve stucco adherence.
"The flush mount While-In-Use Cover assembly can be replaced easily since the cover frame is fastened with screws," said Tom Roy, residential product manager at P&S. "The box comes with auto clamps, knock outs and optional quick clicks to further reduce installation time."
The WIU Covers come in white and translucent smoked gray. They meet 2008 NEC requirements for outdoor wet locations and have NEMA 3R ratings.
For more information about P&S Flush Mount Weatherproof While-In-Use Covers, contact your P&S representative or visit www.passandseymour.com.
Pass & Seymour/Legrand is a leading provider of electrical wiring devices, home systems and accessories in North America. For more information, call 1-800-611-7277 or visit www.passandseymour.com.
Legrand (www.legrandelectric.com) is the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. With a presence in more than 60 countries, Legrand employs over 33,000 people. Its catalogues list more than 130,000 products with sales totaling over $3.7 billion. Legrand is developing and reinforcing its technological leadership by constantly increasing the added value of its offerings.