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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RS Stock No. 151-612
Mfr. Part No.ENN05002
$4.422
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65mm 45mm 65mm ABS 65 x 45 x 65mm IP55 - 4 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-808
Mfr. Part No.ENN05010
$20.75
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150mm 80mm 175mm Polypropylene 150 x 80 x 175mm IP55 - 12 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-763
Mfr. Part No.ENN05005
$7.324
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- 105mm 105mm Polypropylene - IP55 - 7 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-628
Mfr. Part No.ENN05001
$4.172
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- - 40mm ABS - IP55 - 4 Grey - - - 60mm -
RS Stock No. 151-707
Mfr. Part No.ENN05032
$2.344
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65mm 45mm 65mm ABS 65 x 45 x 65mm IP55 - 7 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-757
Mfr. Part No.ENN05003
$5.304
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65mm 55mm 105mm ABS 65 x 55 x 105mm IP55 - 8 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-791
Mfr. Part No.ENN05013
$57.80
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175mm 100mm 225mm Polypropylene 175 x 100 x 225mm IP55 - 12 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-785
Mfr. Part No.ENN05017
$70.45
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225mm 120mm 275mm Polypropylene 225 x 120 x 275mm IP55 - 20 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-713
Mfr. Part No.ENN05004
$5.078
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80mm 45mm 80mm ABS 80 x 45 x 80mm IP55 - 7 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-741
Mfr. Part No.ENN05007
$13.255
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105mm 80mm 150mm Polypropylene 105 x 80 x 150mm IP55 - 10 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 151-779
Mfr. Part No.ENN05019
$56.38
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275mm 120mm 325mm Polypropylene 275 x 120 x 325mm IP55 - 20 Grey - - - - -
RS Stock No. 108-224
Mfr. Part No.ENN05204
$15.67
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