Legrand Expands Line of Wiremold® Round Floor Boxes
WEST HARTFORD, Conn., May 30, 2013 – Legrand has introduced three new Wiremold® round PVC floor boxes. These new Ratchet-Pro™ Series Floor Boxes include a larger version of the original 881 Series PVC round box, plus steel/PVC hybrid boxes for slab-on-grade and above-grade applications. Ratchet-Pro boxes provide single- and dual-service capability for power, A/V and communication services in open-space areas such as malls, shopping centers, department stores, airports, hospitals, and office buildings.
Ratchet-Pro Series Floor Boxes take their name from an innovative adjustment ring that secures the cover flush with the floor, even if the box is not precisely vertical. The adjusting ring can compensate for up to 10° of vertical misalignment. Graduated cubic inch markings are molded into the box and indicate exact capacity after the box has been trimmed to floor level. Similar markings on the divider enable it to be cut to the required depth without measuring. The slide-in divider creates separate compartments for power and low-voltage, if needed.
New Ratchet-Pro Series Floor Boxes include:
RPNFB PVC floor box that offers high capacity with two 1¼" conduit hubs for power and two 2" hubs for communications and A/V services. Reducing rings are included for both hubs. The box’s parallel hubs reduce labor and material costs by eliminating conduit bending.
RPSFB and RPSFB-OG floor boxes combine an adjustable rectangular steel base with a PVC body that allows concrete pours of between 4" and 6". Six knockouts on the side and two on the bottom range from ¾" to 1½". A proprietary 2HUB conduit hub accepts 2" conduit to bring more cables into shallower concrete pours. The on-grade version features a fusion-bonded epoxy corrosion resistant paint. This coating enables the boxes to be installed in on-grade applications without the need for additional vapor barriers.
These new Ratchet-Pro Series Floor Boxes accept round poke-thru style covers that are available in six powder coated finishes: black, gray, brass, brushed aluminum, all brass, and all-aluminum. Ratchet-Pro Series Floor Boxes are cULus Listed for use in both on grade and above grade concrete construction. They feature TopGuard™ protection against water, dirt, and debris from the power or communication/AV compartment.
Legrand (www.legrand.com) is the global specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks where people live and work. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial and residential markets makes it a benchmark for suppliers worldwide. Legrand has a strong presence in the North American market, with a portfolio of products that includes Cablofil, On-Q, Ortronics, Pass & Seymour, Vantage, Watt Stopper and Wiremold. The company is actively expanding its market divisions that include Electrical Wiring Systems, Home Systems, Lighting Controls and Commercial Datacom. Innovation for a steady flow of new products with high added value is a prime vector for growth. Legrand reported sales of $5.0 billion in 2009. The company is listed on Euronext and is a component stock of indexes including the SBF120. FTSE4Good, MSCI World and ASPI (ISIN code FR0010307819). www.legrand.us