Model # BH614R

Internet #100580105

Store SKU #212326

Store SO SKU #321532

null 3-1/2 in. Hard Shell Old/New Work Ceiling Box
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3-1/2 in. Hard Shell Old/New Work Ceiling Box

  • Hardshell PVC box for superior performance in all temperatures
  • Super integral clamps to hold wiring securely in place
  • 2 hour fire rating
$225 /each
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Product Overview

  • Hardshell PVC box for superior performance in all temperatures
  • Super integral clamps to hold wiring securely in place
  • 2 hour fire rating
The Carlon Super Blue New Work Round 14.5 cu. in. Non-Metallic Hard-Shell Ceiling Box is designed to not break or crack, even in extreme conditions. It is made with thermoplastic PVC for durability. Its hard shell resists flexing and holds its shape in bad conditions, and the box is fire rated and UL listed to help ensure safety.

Product Overview

  • Hardshell PVC box for superior performance in all temperatures
  • Super integral clamps to hold wiring securely in place
  • 2 hour fire rating
Model #: BH614R
Sku #: 212326
Internet #: 100580105

The Carlon Super Blue New Work Round 14.5 cu. in. Non-Metallic Hard-Shell Ceiling Box is designed to not break or crack, even in extreme conditions. It is made with thermoplastic PVC for durability. Its hard shell resists flexing and holds its shape in bad conditions, and the box is fire rated and UL listed to help ensure safety.

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Name 1-Gang 18 cu. in. Round Old Work Ceiling Box 3-1/2 in. Hard Shell Old/New Work Ceiling Box 1-Gang 17 cu. in. Shallow Old Work Box 1-Gang 8 cu. in. Shallow Ceiling Fan Box
Brand Carlon Carlon Carlon
Ratings (13) (10) (5) (2)
Number of Gangs 1 1 1 1
Number of Knockouts 0 0 0 1
Packaging Type Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging Consumer Packaging
Trade Size (in.) Other Other Other Other
Material Polycarbonate PVC PVC PVC
Box Type Ceiling box Ceiling box Wall box Ceiling box
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.95
Product Height (in.)
2.6
Product Width (in.)
3.9
Trade Size (in.)
Other

Details

Box Type
Ceiling box
Color Family
Blue
Electrical Product Type
Box
Material
PVC
Metallic/Non-Metallic
Non-Metallic
Mounting
Screw On
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts
0
Package Quantity
24
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated
Product Weight (lb.)
0.34lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
None

Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
3.95
Product Height (in.)
2.6
Product Width (in.)
3.9
Trade Size (in.)
Other

Details

Box Type
Ceiling box
Color Family
Blue
Electrical Product Type
Box
Material
PVC
Metallic/Non-Metallic
Non-Metallic
Mounting
Screw On
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts
0
Package Quantity
24
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated
Product Weight (lb.)
0.34lb
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
1-UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
None

Questions & Answers

What weight fixture will this box support?

Asked by: Tallturkey
100 lbs easy
Answered by: Drbox
Date published: 2017-12-28

Can a 4" round lamp holder cover, mount to this box? Do I need a conversion bracket for the mount...

Can a 4" round lamp holder cover, mount to this box? Do I need a conversion bracket for the mounting holes to line up?
Asked by: Jim
We recommend using the B708-SHK (Internet #100196694 Store SKU #268385) as a cover for this box. The 4" round lamp holder cover will not fit this box.
Answered by: Thomas & Betts
Date published: 2018-01-18

What size hole saw should I use for an old work installation using this box?

What size hole saw should I use for an old work installation using this box?
Asked by: ScruddlyJr
Please refer to the "Add an additional outlet where you need it. Check out our Project Guide on How to Install Remodeling Boxes" bullet point under the product overview for this product. This will provide a walk-thru of how to install these types of boxes. We recommend using a 3-1/2” hole saw
Answered by: Thomas & Betts
Date published: 2017-07-05

Set screws for ceiling fan mounting

Asked by: JK
This box is not rated for ceiling fans so there are no set screws for this box. This box is rated for fixtures up to 10 pounds.
Answered by: Thomas & Betts
Date published: 2017-08-26
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Customer Reviews

3-1/2 in. Hard Shell Old/New Work Ceiling Box is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I'm just joe blow DIY'er who's only ever done stuff I've learned/picked up on Youtube university.... I'm just joe blow DIY'er who's only ever done stuff I've learned/picked up on Youtube university. My father didn't teach me a thing. My day job in no way resembles a handyman etc etc. That being said, this works perfectly. All those who had problems with the metal bracket sticking to close to the box itself (by the time it was inserted in the hole) and so when they tighten, it doesn't grab the wall like it should...or whatever your problem is, are being outsmarted by this simple device. I took the metal bracket off, put the back of it on my wall and traced this device closely. Although not necessary, I drilled a bunch of holes along the inner perimeter of the circle to make it easier to cut with drywall saw and was left with a beautiful hole. With wing still off, I tried to install this box, didn't fit. 2-3 more times fine tuning the perimeter of this hole with drywall saw, it fit like a glove. Very easy, very quick process. I put the metal wing/bracket back on and bent the wings just slightly out further from the lip with it tightly against the back of the box. With this metal bracket held tightly against the back put the front of this box on my hole and traced only around the metal brackets. Cut this out, basically two small rectangles along the outside of my circle. You no longer want this metal bracket tight against the box as it goes in this perfect hole you just made but you also should not need to adjust how much the metal bracket is bent from the sides. This is the most important part, insert, rotate 90 degrees only (1/4 turn) and tighten. Perfect, tight, snug, going nowhere. I tightened one screw a little and went back and forth between the two. My electrical knowledge is lacking enough that I'm not sure why this came with no wiring hole but nothing my drill couldn't fix. I really can't see why so many struggle with this device. There isn't anything on this to go bad or break. I used this to replace a light fixture that was far of center of the vanity from homebuilder. Naturally, that put it between studs. Highly recommend. My picture is the same as this item but rated at 15lbs vs 10 lbs and different color. I had them both in my hand at HD and the one I used I think was cheaper for some reason but again, same product essentially.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Needs improvement While the box is very well constructed and easily strong enough to support the 10lb rating, the bracket is an engineering fail. The bracket does not spread out as it is pulled towards the box so the wings slip back down beside the box and right against the edge of the hole; far too easily in my opinion. Also, the wings are too long and sharp so you can easily tighten (even by hand) the screws and cut them through wallboard, or at least far enough to break the paper-backing which is essentially the same thing when you add 10lbs of weight in the fixture. The top of the metal bracket should have been just a little narrower so it spread the wings out and away from the box as it was pulled towards the box and the wings should be significantly shorter so the bracket is pulled tight to the box long before the wings have a chance to fully penetrate the wallboard. Even having the break away adjustable length wings would have been better. Also, the box should be stamped with the required diameter of the hole saw, which is 3.5". I have not found this to be documented anywhere. All in all, not a bad box, but be wary of likely installation failure due to the shortcomings of the design.
Date published: 2016-01-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Needs improvement This cut-in box provides too small a trim flange to be useful in many remodel situations, as the "lip" is just too narrow to accommodate anything other than a perfectly-cut opening. Many homeowners don't have a complete hole saw kit to allow them an appropriate choice. I used this in a Hardyplank installation, with an appropriately-sized hole saw, but of course the hole turned out almost too large for the box, due to the nature of the material. This one needs to be improved upon a little before I would recommend it.
Date published: 2016-04-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from One problem with the design When the box is pushed into a 3 1/2" cutout, unlike the old work rectangle box which has collapsible ears, this model has to be dismantled in order to remove the box. Make sure everything is in order before pushing this home. Once installed it's very sturdy.
Date published: 2014-05-31
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Box Purchased this as a DIYer to hang a few light fixtures...I love these boxes when compared to the "winged" boxes which have an alarming frequency of stripping. These are dependable and strong.
Date published: 2012-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product I used this on an exterior flood light that I discovered had no electrical box behind it when it went out. It worked perfectly even when I had to go through stucco and plywood to make the hole.
Date published: 2013-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Made well Not one of those cheaply made boxes- very sturdy. Took a while to get it but was in no hurry.
Date published: 2013-12-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FINALLY!! I have been looking for these all over the valley because I had bought some for a remodel project a few years ago and loved them. The only ones I could find locally were not the same and didn't work for what we were trying to do. I knew they were out there somewhere so I started an internet search and found them many places for a price I didn't want to pay. When I saw them on the Home Depot site I was thrilled with both the item and the price. They have a little less depth than I thought they would, but they are going to work perfect!! Good, strong constuction.
Date published: 2011-10-23
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