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Thomas & Betts Product Eases Installation for Remodeling and New Work Applications
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 6, 2012 – The Carlon® Horizontal Adjust-A-Box® Non-Metallic Electrical Box from Thomas & Betts, which adjusts for different wall thicknesses with the turn of a screw, features horizontal orientation for mounting kitchen, bathroom and baseboard receptacles.
“The Carlon® Horizontal Adjust-A-Box® can be used in a variety of applications, including remodeling and new work for kitchens, bathrooms and baseboards,” said Chad Smith, director, product management at Thomas & Betts. “It is ideal for use with ceramic tile, and blends well with rectangular tile. It also works well in limited-space and multi-level islands.”
Additional features include a metal bracket for horizontal mounting that clips onto any standard wood or metal stud. The box mounts squarely and securely without screws or nails, but includes mounting holes for non-standard studs or in applications where more secure mounting is required. Preset at one-half inch, it is adjustable from zero to 1 7/8 inches. Its 21-cubic-inch capacity accommodates duplex and GFCI receptacles. It is made of Carlon® Blue™ polyvinylchloride (PVC) for easing identification as a power device.
Thomas & Betts Corporation is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn.