Junction Boxes

What are junction boxes used for?


Junction boxes primary purpose is to connect and protect wiring that carry electrical current ensuring safe connections and security from the elements and unqualified engineers. Junction boxes are available in a variety of sizes, material types and colours. They are found in Industrial and commercial applications.


How do junction boxes work?


A junction box upon inspection offers points of entry for lighting and electrical cable, so it’s very important to have the correct junction box for the application. These points of entry consist of a knockout, integrated thread or self-sealing membranes.

Internally there are mounting points for screws in each corner, use the correct masonry plugs, anchors and fixings for the surface you are mounting to. Once the junction box has been mounted and all cables prepared, wire connections can be made using the correct cable terminals and splices. A sealed box lid or box cover then provides security for all the internal components.


What materials are they made from?


Junction boxes are made from various materials such as; ABS, Aluminium, Carbon Steel, Duro-plastic, Galvanised Steel, Glass Fibre Reinforced PET, GRP, Mild Steel, Nickel-Plated Steel, Plastic, Polyamide, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Polycarbonate, Polyester, Polypropylene, Polystyrene, PVC, Stainless Steel, Steel and Thermoplastic.


Where would you find junction boxes?


  • Lighting installation
  • Housing and wiring connections

Types of Junction boxes


Typical types of junction boxes include;


  • One-gang
  • Two-gang
  • Metal pancake
  • Four-square

What IP ratings are available?


IP ratings such as; IP20, IP2X, IP40, IP44, IP54, IP55, IP65, IP66, IP67 and IP68 are available


(IP) Ingress Protection and what it means


IP rating classifies the degrees of protection provided against the intrusion of solid objects (including body parts like hands and fingers), dust, accidental contact, and water in electrical enclosures.


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Description Price Length Width Height Diameter Dimensions Dia. x H Dimensions L x W x H Material Number of Ways IP Rating Number of Terminals Number of Entries Colour Current Rating Cable Entry
RS Stock No. 455-706
Mfr. Part No.M128120020
BrandABB
$60.64
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- 275mm 220mm - - - - - IP65 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 455-043
Mfr. Part No.1SL0874A00
BrandABB
$22.47
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160 135mm 77mm - - 160 x 135 x 77 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 229-0766
Mfr. Part No.15122208.8
BrandRose
$194.51
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220mm 120mm 80mm - - 220 x 120 x 80mm Aluminium 2 IP66 20 - - - -
RS Stock No. 454-955
Mfr. Part No.00846
BrandABB
$5.95
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100 100mm 50mm - - 100 x 100 x 50 Thermoplastic - IP65 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 454-943
Mfr. Part No.00852
BrandABB
$8.40
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153 110mm 66mm - - 153 x 110 x 66 Thermoplastic - IP65 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 455-071
Mfr. Part No.1SL0856A00
BrandABB
$22.51
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220 170mm 80mm - - 220 x 170 x 80 Thermoplastic - IP65 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 541-289
Mfr. Part No.554/J4
BrandNEUTRAL
$7.61
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- - - - - - Plastic - - 4 - White 40A -
RS Stock No. 771-9540
Mfr. Part No.1210/5/G
BrandWISKA
$49.38
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160mm 140mm 81mm - - 160 x 140 x 81mm Polypropylene 10 IP66, IP67 - - Grey 57A -
RS Stock No. 454-949
Mfr. Part No.00851
BrandABB
$8.42
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100 100mm 80mm - - 100 x 100 x 80 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 455-009
Mfr. Part No.1SL0876A00
BrandABB
$39.83
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220 170mm 80mm - - 220 x 170 x 80 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 122-030
BrandRS PRO
$56.86
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300mm 200mm 120mm - - 300 x 200 x 120mm Steel - IP66 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 749-1848
BrandRS PRO
$414.70
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400mm 120mm 200mm - - 400 x 120 x 200mm Stainless Steel - IP66 - - Unpainted - -
RS Stock No. 455-712
Mfr. Part No.12808
BrandABB
$46.71
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140mm 205mm 220mm - - - - - IP65 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 455-075
Mfr. Part No.1SL0858A00
BrandABB
$41.14
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310 240mm 110mm - - 310 x 240 x 110 Thermoplastic - IP65 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 483-5995
Mfr. Part No.6525102200
BrandKrone
$112.38
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160mm 90mm 210mm - - 160 x 90 x 210mm Plastic 50 - 50 - Grey 5A -
RS Stock No. 700-0789
Mfr. Part No.COMBI 308/5/S
BrandWISKA
$17.288
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85mm 85mm 51mm - - 85 x 85 x 51mm Polypropylene 8 IP66 - - Black - -
RS Stock No. 455-756
Mfr. Part No.12804
BrandABB
$43.37
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140mm 140mm 220mm - - 140 x 140 x 220mm Polycarbonate - IP65 - - White - -
RS Stock No. 570-495
Mfr. Part No.49241001
BrandSpelsberg
$151.22
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140mm 140mm 79mm - - 140 x 140 x 79mm Polycarbonate 9 IP68 12 - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 700-0798
Mfr. Part No.61779
BrandWISKA
$20.62
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110mm 110mm 66mm - - 110 x 110 x 66mm Polypropylene 10 IP66, IP67 - - Black - -
RS Stock No. 454-993
Mfr. Part No.00816
BrandABB
$6.19
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100mm 100mm 50mm - - 50 x 100 x 100 mm Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
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