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About Electrical Boxes
Electrical boxes are a vital component of any wiring system, providing a secure and safe junction point for wires to connect. They come in many different shapes and sizes, depending on the purpose they need to serve.
Types of Electrical Boxes
Common types of electrical boxes include 1 1/4 junction boxes, 1 inch deep electrical boxes, 2 gang electrical boxes, cable conduit boxes, ceiling electrical boxes, ceiling outlet boxes, conduit junction boxes, cut in box electricals and decorative electrical junction boxes. Deep electrical boxes are available for applications that require extra depth for larger components. Device and gang type electric box enclosures provide protection from dust or debris while providing access to switches or outlets.
How Electrical Boxes are Made
Most commonly made out of metal or plastic compounds such as PVC or ABS plastic material. Depending on the application there may be additional materials used such as steel or aluminum alloy plates for added durability and strength. Some types of electric box enclosures may also contain knockouts that allow cables to be easily inserted into the device.
Industries that use Electrical Boxes
Electrical professionals rely heavily on electric box enclosures in many different industries such as construction sites, manufacturing facilities, data centers and commercial buildings. Electricians use these devices to safely install switches and outlets while ensuring compliance with local building codes.
Find the Electrical Boxes You Need at Zoro
Looking for a specific item? Use our robust search tool to find it by name or keyword, or use our handy filters to narrow down our full assortment. You can also check out our whole selection of electrical supplies, along with other tools or equipment to ensure you have all you need to tackle the job, especially if you're taking on a DIY project for the first time. Plus, when you shop at Zoro, you'll always enjoy competitive prices on tons of great brands you know and trust. We make the shopping experience as fast and seamless as possible with free shipping on orders over $50 for registered users, Net 30 payment terms for qualifying customers, and an unparalleled customer service experience.