IP55 Junction Box

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. 455-043
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. 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. 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 - -
RS Stock No. 151-612
Mfr. Part No.ENN05002
$4.336
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65mm 45mm 65mm - - 65 x 45 x 65mm ABS 4 IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 102-901
Mfr. Part No.322-980-01
BrandSpelsberg
$6.735
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85mm 85mm 42mm - - 85 x 85 x 42mm Polypropylene 7 IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 455-003
Mfr. Part No.1SL0864A00
BrandABB
$60.53
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310 240mm 160mm - - 310 x 240 x 160 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 455-065
Mfr. Part No.1SL0854A00
BrandABB
$18.49
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160 135mm 77mm - - 160 x 135 x 77 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 398-2494
Mfr. Part No.0 920 20
BrandLegrand
$19.80
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105mm 105mm 55mm - - 105 x 105 x 55mm ABS - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 454-971
Mfr. Part No.00872
BrandABB
$16.72
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153 110mm 66mm - - 153 x 110 x 66 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 454-999
Mfr. Part No.1SL0884A00
BrandABB
$70.05
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310 240mm 160mm - - 310 x 240 x 160 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 151-808
Mfr. Part No.ENN05010
$20.34
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150mm 80mm 175mm - - 150 x 80 x 175mm Polypropylene 12 IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 102-923
Mfr. Part No.320-970-01
BrandSpelsberg
$3.946
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75mm 75mm 42mm - - 75 x 75 x 42mm Polypropylene 7 IP55 - - - - -
RS Stock No. 455-059
Mfr. Part No.1SL0862A00
BrandABB
$32.97
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220 170mm 150mm - - 220 x 170 x 150 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 151-763
Mfr. Part No.ENN05005
$7.18
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- 105mm 105mm - - - Polypropylene 7 IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 455-037
Mfr. Part No.1SL0882A00
BrandABB
$49.47
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220 170mm 150mm - - 220 x 170 x 150 Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 151-628
Mfr. Part No.ENN05001
$4.09
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- - 40mm 60mm 60 x 40mm - ABS 4 IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 454-965
Mfr. Part No.1SL0832A00
BrandABB
$30.62
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150mm 220mm 170mm - - 150 x 220 x 170mm Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 455-019
Mfr. Part No.1SL0830A00
BrandABB
$26.46
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150mm 160mm 135mm - - 150 x 160 x 135mm Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -
RS Stock No. 454-977
Mfr. Part No.00821
BrandABB
$6.95
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100mm 100mm 80mm - - 80 x 100 x 100mm Thermoplastic - IP55 - - Grey - -