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Old 01-30-2011, 12:00 PM   #1
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welded or drawn electrical boxes


Can welded 4" boxes be used for exposed/surface mounting. I need more capacity than drawn boxes have.

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Old 01-30-2011, 11:32 PM   #2
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If you don't mind the look, yes they can be exposed.

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There is no differentiation in the code between the two dtyles capacity wise. Both can hold the same number of conductors.
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