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Outdated paintings bins will be put in to improve older bins or to permit you so as to add new extra receptacles and switches. One style (above) has integrated clamps that tighten opposed to the interior of a wall and carry the field in position. Plastic bins are universal in new building. The field might contain preattached nails for anchoring it to framing individuals. Wall switches should have grounding screws if put in in plastic packing containers. Foam gasket open air packing containers have sealed seams and foam gaskets to protect a swap or receptacle opposed to moisture. Corrosion-resistant coatings guard all steel elements. Code compliant versions comprise a watertight hood that protects even if the opening is in use. packing containers & Panels ■ sixty one 058-101_40650. indd sixty one 058-101_40650. indd sixty one 2/13/14 6:56 PM 2/13/14 6:55 PM (Text) JOB:02-40650 Title:CSP-The entire advisor to wiring sixth Edn #175 Dtp:225 Page:61 A B C 3½"-deep plastic packing containers with preattached mounting nails are used for any wiring undertaking secure by means of accomplished partitions. universal kinds comprise single-gang (A), double-gang (B), and triple-gang (C). Double-gang and triple-gang packing containers require inner cable clamps. steel bins may be used for uncovered indoor wiring, similar to conduit installations in an unfinished basement. steel containers may also be used for wiring that would be coated through complete partitions. Plastic retrofit containers are used whilst a brand new change or receptacle needs to healthy within a comprehensive wall. Use inner cable clamps. C B A D F E extra electric packing containers contain, solid aluminum field (A) to be used with outdoors furniture, together with receptacles which are stressed out via steel conduit (these should have in-use covers in the event that they apartment receptacles); previous paintings ceiling field (B) used for lighting fixtures; light-duty ceiling fan field (C) with brace that spans ceiling joists; heavy-duty retrofit ceiling fan field (D) designed for retrofit; PVC field (E) to be used with PVC conduit in indoor or outside surroundings; vapor-proof ceiling field with foam gasket (F). sixty two ■ the whole consultant TO WIRING 058-101_40650. indd sixty two 058-101_40650. indd sixty two 2/13/14 6:56 PM 2/13/14 6:55 PM (Text) JOB:02-40650 Title:CSP-The whole consultant to wiring sixth Edn #175 Dtp:225 Page:62 dn sixty two field standards ▸ A B C D top of the range nonmetallic containers are inflexible and don’t contort simply. numerous adapter plates can be found, together with junction field hide plate (A), single-gang (B), double-gang (C), and lightweight fixture (D). Adapter plates are available a number of thicknesses to compare diversified wall buildings. bins greater than 2 × four" and all retrofit containers should have inner cable clamps. After fitting cables within the field, tighten the cable clamps over the cables in order that they are gripped firmly, yet no longer so tightly that the cable sheathing is overwhelmed. Grounding screw Pigtail A steel containers needs to be bonded to the circuit grounding process. attach the circuit grounding wires to the field with a eco-friendly insulated pigtail cord and cord connector (as proven) or with a grounding clip (page 38). B C Cables getting into a steel field has to be clamped.