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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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Please follow the code - its there for your safety no matter how inconvenient.
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Old 01-31-2011, 03:57 AM   #3
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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.
Answers based on the National Electrical Code. Local amendments may apply. Check with your local building officials.
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