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1-Gang 18 cu. in. Blue PVC New Work Electrical Switch and Outlet Box

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

The Carlon 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 National Electric Code. 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°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

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
2.85
Product Height (in.)
3.7
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
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts/Pryouts
0
Pack Size
1
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated
Product Weight (lb.)
0.18

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
Yes

Questions & Answers

4Questions14Answers

is this box 1 hour fire rated?

Asked by bluebox November 26, 2018
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Answers

I haven’t checked the specs – BUT I had four or five of these literally melt / become twisted from just sitting in the back of my truck for a couple of hours in the sun/heat. Perhaps just use a metal box ...

What are the Pro and Cons of PVC over the traditional Metal housings?

Asked by Ben October 19, 2018
4
Answers

Please check your local code to determine what is required for your application and area.

Why are there small plastic "spacers" on the right side of the box in the picture? These lips mak...

Asked by JPHV April 18, 2017
5
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Make a gouge in the wooden stud with your screwdriver for the spacers to fit into. It should be easy to hold in place when you hammer the nails.

Will this hold up a 5 lb light fixture?

Asked by bp April 7, 2017
3
Answers

These are made for new work in walls. For a ceiling fixture, use a round box with extending arms to nail to the rafters/joists

Customer Reviews

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Excellent product and the price is great.
Excellent product and the price is great.
by SebastianUSA
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I used this for part of a project box for a heating control for my russian tortoise, turtle and b...
I used this for part of a project box for a heating control for my russian tortoise, turtle and bearded dragon down stairs.
by JurassicParkStaff
4 people found this helpful
This worked great. I like a plastic box because...
This worked great. I like a plastic box because you don't have to ground the box.
by STEVE
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by Bob
Good quality box. I have used them many times without...
Good quality box. I have used them many times without issues.
by BRADLEY
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by HomeDepotCustomer
When doing a retrofit - The box is hard to...
When doing a retrofit - The box is hard to install LEVELED as designed. Simple side holes drilled allows it to fit perfectly with 2 wood screws. Will be glad to share details.
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