outlet box


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outlet box

[′au̇t‚let ‚bäks]
(electricity)
A box at which lines in an electric wiring system terminate, so that electric appliances or fixtures may be connected.

outlet box

outlet box
In an electric wiring system, a metal box at an outlet which encloses one or more receptacles.
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Locate the top of the washing machine outlet box just below the top edge of the washing machine, usually 42 in.
To avoid melting the plastic washing machine outlet box with the torch, solder the vertical lengths of copper tubing to the laundry valve before mounting the valve in the box.
The final step is to mount and connect the light fixtures and connect the wires in the switch box, outlet box and junction box.
The best way to get this protection is to run that third wire, which is usually bare copper or wire with green insulation, from the outlet box back to the grounding bar in your main electrical panel.
Often it happens because the cutout around the outlet box is too big.
Begin by installing a permanent post for mounting the pond outlet box and digging the 12-in.
4 TO ATTACK INFESTATIONS INSIDE THE WALLS of your home, take the covers off outlets and switches, if necessary, open a small gap between the outlet box and the drywall with a screwdriver.
Cutting in and mounting the steel outlet box is a job anyone with basic carpentry skills can handle.
Photos 2, 3 and 4 show how to cut in and install the steel outlet box that's included with the floor outlet assembly.