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Old 10-27-2009, 01:09 PM   #16
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And how's it grounded?

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drill and tap for a 10/24 screw or bolt on ground wire.
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Ground screws are 10-32 thread and that would not be using the product IAW the listing.
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You are probably correct 10/32. What does IAW mean?
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Old 10-27-2009, 03:30 PM   #20
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You are probably correct 10/32. What does IAW mean?
International Alliance of Women or Islam Awareness Week Google it
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Not very helpful.
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I don't see it really as being much different from a metal faceplate
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I don't see it really as being much different from a metal faceplate
I agree, but code says the plate is grounded by the receptacle and a box is not. I do not agree, but that is what it says. You can use a self grounding receptacle and just ground the box, but it does not work backwords, you can not ground a box with a receptacle. Crazy, but true.
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Definition of: IAW "In accordance with."
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Definition of: IAW "In accordance with."
Thank you. New to these forums and do not know all the abbreviated lingo.
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The reason I mentioned the listing and the screw type is this: you can tap a hole in piece of aluminum foil, but it won't make a sufficient ground. Holes tapped in a Gem or 1900 box have sufficient thickness of steel to engage enough threads on the 10-32 (the 32 being 32 threads per inch) to make a good ground connection. The wiremold baseplate is very thin stamped steel and not thick enough.

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Just use Wiremold's plastic box extension.
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The box posted by SD would need to have 10 cubic inches before it could be used. Six ci for the cable and 4ci for the device, assuming #14 wire.
How about using the box that Scuba Dave posted + a Wiremold Extension box? The devillll is in the Details; Don't Drink and Drive, Ever !!!
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Well I saw a new (to me) box at HD today - $2.42 or so
17 cu inches & it said for walls 1.5" deep
Some of the box will actually be behind the sheetrock on one side
Its closed off from the sheetrock - just a pocket on the side for wires




Number B117RSW - it is New !! per Carlton - page 6

http://www.carlon.com/Master%20Catal...0Boxes_2B1.pdf

BTW - the 8 cu inch is labeled (by HD) on the shelf for low voltage use

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