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 its 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 Material Dimensions L x W x H IP Rating Number of Terminals Number of Ways Colour Hazardous Area Certification Cable Entry Current Rating Diameter Series
RS Stock No. 570-495
Mfr. Part No.49241001
BrandSpelsberg
$200.11
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140mm 140mm 79mm Polycarbonate 140 x 140 x 79mm IP68 12 9 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-901
Mfr. Part No.322-980-01
BrandSpelsberg
$6.973
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85mm 85mm 42mm Polypropylene 85 x 85 x 42mm IP55 - 7 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 263-0344
Mfr. Part No.12540921
BrandSpelsberg
$47.00
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130mm 94mm 57mm Polycarbonate 130 x 94 x 57mm IP66 - 10 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 365-9273
Mfr. Part No.81091001
BrandSpelsberg
$46.505
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140mm 140mm 79mm Polystyrene 140 x 140 x 79mm IP65 - 12 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 263-0338
Mfr. Part No.12540301
BrandSpelsberg
$37.31
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94mm 94mm 57mm Polycarbonate 94 x 94 x 57mm IP66 - 7 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 616-1426
Mfr. Part No.89591001
BrandSpelsberg
$37.47
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140mm 140mm 79mm Polystyrene 140 x 140 x 79mm IP65 - 12 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 263-0322
Mfr. Part No.12540201
BrandSpelsberg
$25.24
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94mm 65mm 57mm Polycarbonate 94 x 65 x 57mm IP66 - 6 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 263-0388
Mfr. Part No.12540801
BrandSpelsberg
$119.23
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254mm 180mm 90mm Polycarbonate 254 x 180 x 90mm IP66 - 32 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 367-0084
Mfr. Part No.49090601
BrandSpelsberg
$29.10
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110mm 110mm 76mm Polycarbonate 110 x 100 x 67mm IP65 - 9 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 365-9239
Mfr. Part No.80390701
BrandSpelsberg
$9.347
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80mm 80mm 52mm Polystyrene 80 x 80 x 52mm IP65 - 8 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-923
Mfr. Part No.320-970-01
BrandSpelsberg
$4.545
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75mm 75mm 42mm Polypropylene 75 x 75 x 42mm IP55 - 7 - - - - - HP
RS Stock No. 616-1404
Mfr. Part No.89590601
BrandSpelsberg
$34.37
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110mm 110mm 67mm Polystyrene 110 x 110 x 67mm IP65 - 9 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 508-6419
Mfr. Part No.870-910/21
BrandSpelsberg
$172.24
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450mm 300mm 132mm Plastic 450 x 300 x 132mm IP54 / 65 - 4 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 263-0366
Mfr. Part No.12540701
BrandSpelsberg
$125.92
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182mm 180mm 90mm Polycarbonate 182 x180 x 90mm IP66 - 14 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 365-9267
Mfr. Part No.80690701
BrandSpelsberg
$43.37
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110mm 110mm 67mm Polystyrene 110 x 110 x 67mm IP65 - 9 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 365-9245
Mfr. Part No.80490701
BrandSpelsberg
$9.933
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93mm 93mm 55mm Polystyrene 93 x 93 x 55mm IP65 - 8 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 365-9289
Mfr. Part No.81691001
BrandSpelsberg
$43.77
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180mm 180mm 91mm Polystyrene 180 x 180 x 91mm IP65 - 12 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 102-917
Mfr. Part No.326-900-01
BrandSpelsberg
$19.265
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113mm 113mm 58mm Polypropylene 113 x 113 x 58mm IP55 - 11 Grey - - - - HP
RS Stock No. 263-0265
Mfr. Part No.40490701
BrandSpelsberg
$7.132
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87mm 87mm 45mm - 87 x 87 x 45mm IP54 - 7 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 263-0287
Mfr. Part No.41090601
BrandSpelsberg
$23.88
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115mm 115mm 66mm - 115 x 115 x 66mm IP54 - 6 - - - - - -