RACO® steel boxes made in countries other than USA have the origin marked on the part.
Certified products are marked with UL, CSA, or ETL as applicable. Modifying product or installing in a manner the product was not designed for renders the certification null.
Products are not rated for this purpose.
warrants the products herein described against defects of material and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of one year (a) from date of shipment, so far as the same are manufactured by RACO. RACO does not cover ordinary wear and tear, abuse, misuse, overloading, altered products, systems or materials not of its own manufacture.
Yes, RACO's 260 and 263 are design specifically for Audio/Video, Power and Data. These larger capacity boxes feature 1/2 in. to 2 in. knockouts and extra large capacity for the larger Cat 6A, fiber optic, and preterminated cables.
For devices supported to the box with two #6 screws, the default rating is 6 lbs. Boxes approved for greater ratings will be marked with the weight rating.
ABSOLUTELY NOT! Ceiling fans can create an unbalanced dynamic load that will cause failure in all regular ceiling boxes. The NEC® requires that ceiling fans be ONLY mounted to boxes approved for this application. RACO has an excellent line of ceiling fan rated boxes.
Yes, all RACO boxes have at least one tapped 10-32 hole for grounding. Specific boxes are provided with grounding pigtails. Most boxes have a raised ground screw area which eliminates the ground screw from interfering in surface mounting applications.
Both solid wire and stranded wire styles are available in several lengths to meet most applications. See our steel box accessory section of the catalog for specifics.
Yes, there are three types that are available. Two styles of old work clips are available as well. See our steel box accessory section of the catalog for specifics.
Yes, our Life Safety series are painted red for system identification.
Yes, 2000-FBAR series.
Yes, our RETRO-RING® series make's this easy. They are great for mounting devices and fire alarm notification appliances.
Yes, we offer floor boxes in variety of finishes - nickel, stainless steel, or black. We do offer nonmetallic covers in ivory or gray.
Not available at this time. However, floor boxes are tested for scrub water per UL requirements.
No, each manufacturer has their own unique design which are submitted to UL for listing.
Yes, we have several to choose from. Our popular nonmetallic 5511 or our cast iron products, 6263 or 6258.
It's the only connector made that can be installed after the box is installed - making it the perfect connector for old work applications.
No, RACO fittings are based on the Imperial system.
RACO fittings are primarily designed for indoor ambient temperatures.
No, typically these are provided by the conduit manufacturer.
No, only general construction and poured concrete.
RACO uses NPT or NPSM thread specifications in most cases.