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Carlon 1-Gang 18 cu. in. Zip Box Non-Metallic Switch and Outlet Box - Blue (Case of 100)
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Carlon

1-Gang 18 cu. in. Zip Box Non-Metallic Switch and Outlet Box - Blue (Case of 100)

  • PVC construction for durable performance
  • 18 cubic inch capacity
  • Includes captive nails for easy installation
$2500 /case
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Product Overview

The Zip Box Blue 1-Gang 18 cu. in. Non-Metallic Switch and Outlet Box is designed for use with non-metallic sheathed cable in accordance with article 314 of the NEC. Great for residential and light commercial applications, the box is made with PVC, is listed for use with masonry walls and can be used with 90 Degree C conductors. It meets NEMA OS-2 and is fire rated and UL listed for safety.

  • Great for residential and light commercial use
  • Can be used with masonry walls
  • Thermoplastic construction resists rust and will not conduct electricity
  • Sized for standard devices and switches
  • Captive nails for mounting included
  • Permissible for use with 90˚C conductors
  • Meets NEMA OS-2
  • UL classified for 2-hour fire wall and/or fire ceiling box
  • Comes in a case of 100 perfect for contractors

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Brand Carlon Carlon
Ratings (0) (5) (0) (0)
Number of Gangs 3 1 1 1
Number of Knockouts 1 0 0 0
Packaging Type Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging
Trade Size (in.) Other Other Other Other
Material PVC PVC PVC PVC
Box Type Wall box Wall box Wall box Wall box
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
2.875
Product Height (in.)
3.75 in
Product Width (in.)
2.25
Trade Size (in.)
Other

Details

Box Type
Wall box
Color Family
Blue
Electrical Product Type
Box
Material
PVC
Metallic/Non-Metallic
Non-Metallic
Mounting
Nail On,Nail On,Nail On,Nail On,Nail On
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts
0
Package Quantity
1
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated,Fire Rated,Fire Rated,Fire Rated,No Additional Features
Product Weight (lb.)
.25lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed,1-UL Listed,1-UL Listed,1-UL Listed,1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

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Customer Questions & Answers

Do you punch out one side of the tab, twist it 90 degrees, or remove the tab completely?

These tabs don't hold the wire. Are we only suppose to rely on the staple within 8" of the box?
Asked by: Chad
Thank you for your question. We recommend punching out one side of the tab and twisting it 90 degrees rather than removing it completely.
Answered by: Thomas & Betts
Date published: 2017-08-02

Do you ship to Australia?

Do you ship to Australia?
Asked by: Rob
Thank you for your question. Unfortunately, through the Home Depot, we only ship to US locations.
Answered by: Thomas & Betts
Date published: 2017-07-31

Blue 18 CU electrical boxes

How many 12/2 conductors can be wired into the 18CU box?
Asked by: Mac
Per the NEC314.16 code for calculating box space, you can fit 6 wires including the ground wire in the 18 cubic inch box.
Answered by: Thomas & Betts
Date published: 2015-11-10
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Customer Reviews

1-Gang 18 cu. in. Zip Box Non-Metallic Switch and Outlet Box - Blue (Case of 100) is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect electrical box for do-it-yourself projects! This was a blessing as I finish the electrical service to my new pole barn. I dreaded the thought of having to purchase steel outlet/switch boxes, and having to run screws or nails in them. These pre-nailed boxes were durable, easy to feed wire/romex into and deep enough to withstand whatever you can cram in there.!! :-) Very convenient, and very little effort to install. Great for new or remodeling projects! Another winner from Home Depot!
Date published: 2016-03-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Industry standard I'm a 16 year electrician, as well as a licensed contractor. I just had to say, don't listen to the amateur do-it-yourselfer reveiws giving bad ratings on the carlon brand plastic boxes. Anyone with any amount of electrical experience knows these are the industry standard & work just fine if you know how to swing a hammer, support the box (2,3 & 4 gangs..etc) & properly rotozip/cut out the drywall. The only compromise in quality is made by that of the installer, NOT the product!
Date published: 2015-03-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Get what you pay for with these. These boxes are very cheap, and you get what you pay for. They distort out of shape very easily. The holes where you mount the device are not threaded, and it's easy to strip them out. Rotozip bits cut through them too easily. They will work, but not recommended.
Date published: 2014-04-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk Cheap junk. They flex and a roto zip cuts right through them. A guide point on the roto zip doesn't help either, that thing gets hot and cuts through them also. After you replace a few of these because a sheetrocker cut though the screw hole, you'll never use them again. And don't think about using the so called heavy duty blue boxes made by the same manufacturer. They're just as easy to cut through. These cheap flimsy boxes also flex in the wall. A single gang isn't that bad but a 2 gang box pushes back into the wall when you plug something into it, breaking the plate and making your workmanship look questionable. My advice for roughing in electrical for a residential job is to go to an electrical supplier and buy the heavy duty fiberglass boxes. Allied moulded is a very good brand.
Date published: 2013-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great i work for a living as a electrician i use these day to day. there so much better and easier to install than the metal boxes
Date published: 2011-06-27
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