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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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At SMUD, one branch circuit is connected to no more than four outlet boxes.
Outlet Boxes featuring thick, rubberized construction and high-quality components to withstand the harshest industrial environments.
and international standards, announces the release of NEMA's Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Device Boxes, Covers, and Box Supports, OS 2-1998 standard.
Wiring is similar at the new outlet boxes that fall between sections of channel (Photo 3 shows "pigtails" ready for an outlet).
It will serve the electrical distribution industry with a wide variety of products, including electrical fittings, connectors, steel outlet boxes, enclosures, controls, plugs, industrial and commercial lighting, DC power supplies, fire-stop and heat-trace equipment, industrial signaling and transformers.
Trim excess drywall away along tight box edges with a utility knife (top right) until the drywall slides easily over the outlet boxes (bottom right).
The joint venture will serve the electrical distribution industry with a wide range of products, including electrical fittings, connectors, steel outlet boxes, enclosures, controls, plugs, industrial and commercial lighting, DC power supplies, fire-stop and heat-trace equipment, industrial signaling, and transformers.
Instead of connecting switch, light and outlet boxes by spanning framing spaces, route cable along studs, top plates and ceiling joists (Photo 3), along whichever framing member leads to the next box (see lead photo).
Marr, based in Mississauga, Ontario, manufactures twist-on electrical wire connectors, plastic electrical outlet boxes and box connectors.
Bowers is a West Coast manufacturer of metallic and non-metallic electrical outlet boxes and surface raceway systems.
Instead of using "LB" fittings at the point where electrical lines exit the house and enter the garage, we used exterior outlet boxes, which cost about $3 each.
You can hope to leave your outlet boxes where they are, but if they wind up on the edge of a raised panel or they run through one of the moldings, it'll look awkward.