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Model #CMB150-OB

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15.3 cu. in. Remodel Construction Ceiling Fan Brace with 1-1/2 in. Box

  • For ceiling fans and fixtures
  • 16 in. to 24 in. on center
  • Supports ceiling fans up to 70 lbs.
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Product Overview

This 15.3 cu. in. new or remodel ceiling fan brace with a 1-1/2 in. box allows you to safely install your ceiling fan or lighting fixture without having to access attic space. Ideal for installation during new construction or remodeling, this mounting brace can be put into finished ceilings through a 4 in. hole. This brace works with all ceiling fans, so you do not have to worry about size or compatibility. The brace's multiple teeth easily insert and lock into the ceiling joists, its threaded twin-lead screw adjusts quickly and its hex tube allows for easy turning. For added ease, the electrical box can be positioned anywhere on the brace to fit your project needs. The brace works with existing ceiling joists between 16 in. and 24 in. wide. The Ceiling Fan Brace comes with everything you need for installation, including easy to follow instructions. UL listed to support lighting fixtures 150 lbs. or less on 16 in. centers and 50 lbs. or less on 24 in. centers; supports fans 70 lbs. or less.
  • 4 in. hole saw installation
  • Energy efficient round design includes 5 knockouts for conduit or NM cable and includes 1 NM cable connector
  • Compatible with most fans and fixtures, with both 10-24 and 8-32 threads
  • Sharp gripping teeth bite into ceiling joists
  • Designed for installation without having to access attic space
  • Includes mounting hardware and easy to follow instructions
  • Note: product may vary by store
  • California residents

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Packaging TypeConsumer PackagingConsumer PackagingConsumer PackagingConsumer Packaging
Box TypeFan fixture boxFan fixture boxFan fixture boxFan fixture box
MaterialSteelSteelSteelSteel
Trade Size (in.)1-1/21-1/21/2Other
Number of Gangs1101
Number of Knockouts/Pryouts5535
MountingSurfaceSurfaceAdjustable,ArmBracket
Metallic/Non-MetallicMetallicMetallicMetallicMetallic
Electrical Product TypeBoxBoxBoxBox
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
13.3
Product Height (in.)
2.7
Product Width (in.)
4.0
Trade Size (in.)
1-1/2

Details

Box Type
Fan fixture box
Color Family
Metallic
Electrical Product Type
Box
Material
Steel
Metallic/Non-Metallic
Metallic
Mounting
Surface
Number of Gangs
1
Number of Knockouts/Pryouts
5
Pack Size
1
Packaging Type
Consumer Packaging
Power Distribution Features
Fire Rated
Product Weight (lb.)
1.79
Returnable
180-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year

Questions & Answers

43Questions37Answers

Which model # extension box do I buy to use with this to meet code/bridge gap to drywall, and wha...

Asked by CKinMI February 17, 2021
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Answer

Hi CKinMI, we are the manufacture of the ceiling fan kit. We currently do not market an extension for the round ceiling fan box included in the kit.

Is the weight capacity indicated on the box so that it meets the 2020 NEC code requirement?

Asked by FME January 27, 2021
2
Answers

Yes, it meets the requirements.

Vaulted ceiling with 10" rafters and no attic access. Will it fit through 4" hole?

Asked by SheldonP January 5, 2021
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Answers

Sheldon, the box fits a 4” hole however if the spacing between rafters is less than 14” the brace will not compress that far.

Can this be used for a ceiling light?

Asked by Ha January 2, 2021
5
Answers

Yes

Can this be used horizontally for a wall mounted sconce? Sconce is fairly light

Asked by Joe November 30, 2020
4
Answers

Yes

What is the grey plastic piece thingy? (In the baggy with the ground screw.) I didn’t get instruc...

Asked by AnneP November 29, 2020
5
Answers

Strain relief

Can this be used to convert a recess light hole into a ceiling fan hole?

Asked by Kate November 3, 2020
5
Answers

Yes, as long as the hole for the recessed light is no larger then the opening needed for the box ( about 4 inches). You can then use this opening to install this ceiling brace through the existing hole that was for the light.

How does this mount to the studs

Asked by Jer August 27, 2020
6
Answers

Tension

Will these work on TJI joists or web joists.

Asked by Coloradoelectrician August 9, 2020
2
Answers

Hi Coloraoelectrician, the product not been tested and is not listed to be used with these types of joists as of this time.

Where can i purchase the same fixture, but for 12"o.c. joint layout ?

Asked by David August 9, 2020
2
Answers

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15.3 cu. in. Remodel Construction Ceiling Fan Brace with 1-1/2 in. Box - page 2

Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
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  • 94% recommend this product
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Great ceiling brace!
Bought this over the other brands because I had great success on CE products. The brace is very strong once is installed properly.
by John
Cool product. Secured Light fixture
Helped me secure light fixture that was on a plastic cealing box.. Easy to install works on 16 or 24 on center joist.
by Serg
Easy to mount in place, construction quality is good. Use...
Easy to mount in place, construction quality is good. Use to mount a Hunter fan and made the job very easy.
by LGDishwasher
1 person found this helpful
I replaced four recessed can fittings in a cathedral-type ceiling with these fan braces. As the c...
I replaced four recessed can fittings in a cathedral-type ceiling with these fan braces. As the can wiring had been butchered in a previous modification to hang pendant lights, a regular can to pendant conversion kit was not an option. Going this route allowed me to do a clean job of the wiring and restore the ground connections. Removing the airtight cans was a major hassle, as they were solidly-made USA-manufactured, rather than a modern imported type. I also found very poor insulation around the cans and usually nothing between the can and the roof sheathing, leading to the cans becoming too hot to touch when the afternoon sun reached the roof. One of the installations required the use of the version of this brace with a slightly larger box because of the number of cables it had to handle. Installation through the old larger can hole was very easy. A paper template helped to create a drywall patch to adapt the can hole to this box's 4" diameter. Overall, actual installation of this box was a breeze.
by Springbok
1 person found this helpful
Easy to install made quick work of adding a ceiling fan to a room that did not have one
Easy to install made quick work of adding a ceiling fan to a room that did not have one
by Lee
Perfect
I read the reviews before buying and I was not convinced that it would be an easy install. I think a bit of common sense goes a long way! I originally cut a 4" hole in the ceiling for a small light fixture. I added an old work ceiling box and called it a day. This is until my mother brought home a 30 lb fan instead of a small light fixture. I knew the box couldn't hold a ceiling fan so I had to figure out another solution without tearing the ceiling up. I was able to use this device without making my 4" hole any larger.. It was perfect. There are two nuts inside that holds a bracket in place that connects the bar to the electrical housing. REMOVE these in order to detach the bar. Once the bar is detached you can install it first. Make sure the bar is level when tightening. Once the bar is tight, you can then clamp the bracket back around the bar and attach the electrical housing. It fit perfectly in the same hole as the other plastic ceiling box that I originally bought. Good stuff
by Speedy
6 people found this helpful
Works pretty well. Just involved a lot of twisting.
Works pretty well. Just involved a lot of twisting.
by Star
This was exactly what I needed when fitting a new fan in my porch. Heavy duty construction and ve...
This was exactly what I needed when fitting a new fan in my porch. Heavy duty construction and very easy to fit into the roof space between the joists once I cut out the hole in the ceiling. The fan is up and running and still hanging in place!
by TexasBri
Very sturdy, well made and easy to install. I hung a 50lb chandelier with no issues.
Very sturdy, well made and easy to install. I hung a 50lb chandelier with no issues.
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4 people found this helpful
Awesome, easily done to install it's a snap
Awesome, easily done to install it's a snap
by jd01
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