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 Material Diameter Dimensions L x W x H Dimensions Dia. x H IP Rating Number of Terminals Number of Ways Colour Hazardous Area Certification Cable Entry Current Rating
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RS Stock No. 184-0851
Mfr. Part No.CEP161690PAI
BrandCE-TEK
$221.65
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160 90mm 160 Polyester - 160 x 90 x 160 - IP66, IP67 15 - Black ATEX, IECEx 4 x M20 -
RS Stock No. 365-9295
Mfr. Part No.83591001
BrandSpelsberg
$127.77
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250mm 250mm 115mm Polystyrene - 250 x 250 x 115mm - IP65 - 14 Grey - - -
RS Stock No. 183-2822
Mfr. Part No.KF2500C
BrandHENSEL
$76.91
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205mm 112mm 255mm Polycarbonate - 205 x 112 x 255mm - IP66, IP67 - 2 Black - M32, M50 -
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RS Stock No. 183-3747
Mfr. Part No.150924
BrandABB
$36.82
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160mm 135mm 77mm Thermoplastic - 160 x 135 x 77mm - IP55 - - Grey - - -
RS Stock No. 183-2831
Mfr. Part No.KF3500H
BrandHENSEL
$93.04
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225mm 122mm 295mm Polycarbonate - 225 x 122 x 295mm - IP66, IP67 - 2 Grey - M32, M50 -
RS Stock No. 748-4767
Mfr. Part No.AU1380999
BrandRittal
$1,262.16
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430mm 390mm 210mm Mild Steel - 430 x 390 x 210mm - - - 12 Grey - - -
RS Stock No. 167-875
Mfr. Part No.KL1527510
BrandRittal
$130.39
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- - - - - - - IP66 - - - - - -
RS Stock No. 144-4453
BrandRS PRO
$56.19
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160mm 75mm 55mm GRP - 160 x 75 x 55mm - IP66 - - Black ATEX, IECEx - -
RS Stock No. 183-2824
Mfr. Part No.KF5000C
BrandHENSEL
$155.00
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255mm 122mm 355mm Polycarbonate - 255 x 122 x 355mm - IP66, IP67 - 2 Black - M32, M63 -
RS Stock No. 385-8543
Mfr. Part No.1414PHH4
BrandHammond
$131.51
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RS Stock No. 187-6388
Mfr. Part No.80840701
BrandSpelsberg
$12.80
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82mm 82mm 52mm Polystyrene - 82 x 82 x 52mm - - 5 - Grey - - -
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RS Stock No. 184-0850
Mfr. Part No.CEP121290PAI
BrandCE-TEK
$172.81
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120 90mm 122 Polyester - 120 x 90 x 122 - IP66, IP67 10 - Black ATEX, IECEx 4 x M20 -
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RS Stock No. 184-0849
Mfr. Part No.CEP807555PAI
BrandCE-TEK
$136.95
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75 55mm 80 Polyester - 75 x 55 x 80 - IP66, IP67 10 - Black ATEX, IECEx 4 x M20 -
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