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Old 09-17-2012, 02:43 PM   #1
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Low voltage transformers in a metal box?


I need to mount a 110V-24V transformer for the ventilation equipment in my garage. I also have a doorbell transformer on the wall in my garage that I'd like to enclose. The doorbell transformer is mounted on the plate covering a 1-gang metal box in the wall. So, I thought I'd accomplish both of these by removing the doorbell transformer from the existing box, mounting a Wiegmann 8x8x4 box over the 1-gang box, and mounting both transformers in the box. Since I have 110V in the box, this should be easy.

Just wondering if you think this is a good idea, and would meet code. I like to do everything to code, or better.

This is the box:
http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...1#.UFdvM67TfKE

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Low voltage transformers in a metal box?


Code wise it's not an issue keep in mind transformers give off heat.

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