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Pre-Assemblies and

Pre-Fab Components

Effective November 2005

United States Canada Technical Services


Tel: 901.252.8000 Tel: 450.347.5318 Tel: 888.862.3289 www.tnb.com
Fax: 901.252.1354 Fax: 450.347.1976
Save on Labor Costs...
Let Steel City Do the Pre-Assembly Work for You!

Pre-Assemblies
Faster Installation for Increased
Profit Margin!
Paying to assemble outlet boxes, grounding pigtails,
device covers, and mounting brackets on the job
site can quickly become an expensive proposition.
Instead, choose Steel City Pre-Assemblies and
realize significant labor savings. This UL Listed
product line includes 48 combinations of popular
boxes, brackets, and covers that speed installation
because the time-consuming assembly work is
already done for you.
171-SH2346-1458
Steel City Pre-Assemblies include:
Outlet box with pre-installed grounding pigtail
Your choice of cover options, including single-
and double-device covers, raised 12", 58", or 34"
Your choice of bracket options to allow mounting
to steel and wood stud or floor track, including
Steel City Box Support Covers, which combine
a bracket and cover in one component
All UL Listed components

Example of Cost-Saving Potential with Steel City Pre-Assemblies


Steel City Pre-Assembly Separately Purchased Components
Cat. No. 151-SV18-1458 Cat. Nos. 521511234EGB, 52C14-5/8, GSC-12, SSF-SV18

Material Cost Each: $4.86 Material Cost Each: $3.18


Labor Each: 0.07 hrs. Labor Each: 0.33 hrs.
Labor Rate: $50/hr.* Labor Rate: $50/hr.*
Quantity: 200 Quantity: 200
Total Materials Cost: $972.00 Total Materials Cost: $636.00
Total Labor Cost: $700.00 Total Labor Cost: $3,300.00
Total M&L Cost: $1,672.00 Total M&L Cost: $3,936.00

Total Installed (M&L) Savings with Steel City Pre-Assembly = $2,264.00 (57%)
To see how much you can save on your next project, use the Labor Savings Calculator Software for Steel City Pre-Assemblies, available on CD
rom Thomas & Betts. Plug in your labor rate, your materials quantities, and your materials cost, and watch your savings add up!
* Labor costs are based on the NECA National Standards Publication.
Pre-Assemblies

Box with Pre-Installed


1012" Pigtail
Popular 4" square boxes and switch boxes
Pre-installed 1012" insulated grounding pigtails
Save on labor costs by eliminating multiple
installation steps

521711234EP

Pre-Assembled Installation vs. Standard Installation


1 Install box in desired location DONE! 1 Purchase pre-stripped pigtail
2 Install pigtail and ground screw in box
3 Install box in desired location

Box with Pre-Installed 1012" Pigtail


Cat. Box Type Pre-Installed Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Included Knockouts Pigtail Qty. Number

521511234EWP 52151234EW Eccentric 1012" 50 78599102588


4"-sq. x 112"D Welded Box
521511234
521511234P 2" & 34"
1
1012" 50 78599102586
4"-sq. x 112"D Drawn Box
521711234E
521711234EP 2" & 4" Eccentric
1 3
10 2"
1
50 78599102587
4"-sq. x 218"D Welded Box
52151X
52151XP 2" & 34" Eccentric
1
1012" 50 78599102724
4"-sq. x 112"D Welded Box
52151CVN
52151CVNP 2" & 34" Eccentric
1
1012" 25 78599102728
4"-sq. x 112"D Welded Box
LXWOW-25
LXWOWP 2"
1
10 2"
1
25 78599102959
3"H x 2"W x 212"D Gangable Switch Box
LXV-25
LXVP 2"
1
10 2"
1
25 78599102692
3"H x 2"W x 212"D Gangable Switch Box
CXWOW
CXWOWP 2" & 34"
1
1012" 25 78599102694
3"H x 2"W x 312"D Gangable Switch Box
CXWV
CXWVP 2" & 34"
1
1012" 25 78599102696
3"H x 2"W x 312"D Gangable Switch Box
CX
CXP 2" & 34"
1
1012" 25 78599102698
3"H x 2"W x 312"D Gangable Switch Box

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Pre-Assemblies

Box with Pre-Installed


1012" Pigtail and Box
Support Cover
4" square welded box, 112" or 218" deep
Pre-installed 1012" insulated grounding pigtail
Box support cover combines box-to-stud mounting
bracket with device cover
52171-CM14-5/8
One- or two-device box support cover, raised 12",
5
8", or 34"
Save on labor costs by eliminating multiple
installation steps

52171-CM14-5/8
mounted to stud

Pre-Assembled Installation vs. Standard Installation


1 Mount assembly to stud DONE! 1 Purchase pre-stripped pigtail
2 Install pigtail and ground screw in box
3 Mount box support cover to box
4 Mount assembly to stud

Box with Pre-Installed 1012" Pigtail and Box Support Cover


Cat. Box Type Box Pigtail Box Cover No. of Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Included Depth Included Included Raised Devices Qty. Number

52151-CM13 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52CM13 1


2" 1 25 78599102712
52151-CM14-5/8 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52CM14-5/8 5
8" 1 25 78599102714
52151-CM14 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52CM14 3
4" 1 25 78599102716
52151-CMD17 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52CMD17 1
2" 2 25 78599102718
52151-CMD18-5/8 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52CMD18-5/8 5
8" 2 25 78599102720
52151-CMD18 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52CMD18 3
4" 2 25 78599102722
52171-CM13 521711234E 218" 1012" 52CM13 1
2" 1 25 78599102700
52171-CM14-5/8 521711234E 218" 1012" 52CM14-5/8 5
8" 1 25 78599102702
52171-CM14 521711234E 218" 1012" 52CM14 3
4" 1 25 78599102704
52171-CMD17 521711234E 218" 1012" 52CMD17 1
2" 2 25 78599102706
52171-CMD18-5/8 521711234E 218" 1012" 52CMD18-5/8 5
8" 2 25 78599102708
52171-CMD18 521711234E 218" 1012" 52CMD18 3
4" 2 25 78599102710

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Pre-Assemblies

Box with Pre-Installed


1012" Pigtail, Raised Cover,
and Box-to-Stud Bracket
4" square welded box, 112" or 218" deep
Pre-installed 1012" insulated grounding pigtail
SSF-SH2346 One- or two-device cover, raised 12", 58", or 34"
SSF-SH2346 box-to-stud mounting bracket
Save on labor costs by eliminating multiple
installation steps

171-SH2346-1458

Pre-Assembled Installation vs. Standard Installation


1 Mount assembly to stud DONE! 1 Purchase pre-stripped pigtail
2 Install pigtail and ground screw in box
3 Insert box onto box support bracket
4 Install device cover to box support bracket
5 Mount assembly to stud

Box with Pre-Installed 1012" Pigtail, Raised Cover, and Box-to-Stud Bracket
Cat. Box Type Box Pigtail Box Cover No. of Bracket Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Included Depth Included Included Raised Devices Included Qty. Number

151-SH2346-13 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-13 1


2" 1 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102611
151-SH2346-1458 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-14-5/8 5
8" 1 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102612
151-SH2346-14 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-14 3
4" 1 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102746
151-SH2346-17 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-17-25 1
2" 2 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102748
151-SH2346-1858 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-18-5/8-25 5
8" 2 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102810
151-SH2346-18 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-18 3
4" 2 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102614
171-SH2346-13 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-13 1
2" 1 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102597
171-SH2346-1458 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-14-5/8 5
8" 1 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102599
171-SH2346-14 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-14 3
4" 1 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102598
171-SH2346-17 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-17-25 1
2" 2 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102764
171-SH2346-1858 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-18-5/8-25 5
8" 2 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102812
171-SH2346-18 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-18 3
4" 2 SSF-SH2346 10 78599102766

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Pre-Assemblies

Box with Pre-Installed


1012" Pigtail, Raised Cover,
and Vertical Mounting Bracket
4" square welded box, 112" or 218" deep
Pre-installed 1012" insulated grounding pigtail
One- or two-device cover, raised 12", 58", or 34"
151-SV12-1458 12" (SSF-SV12) or 18" (SSF-SV18) vertical
mounting bracket
Save on labor costs by eliminating multiple
151-SV18-1458 installation steps

Pre-Assembled Installation vs. Standard Installation


1 Mount assembly to floor stud DONE! 1 Purchase pre-stripped pigtail
2 Install pigtail and ground screw in box
3 Insert box into vertical bracket
4 Insert device cover to vertical bracket
5 Mount assembly to floor stud

Box with Pre-Installed 1012" Pigtail, Raised Cover, and Vertical Mounting Bracket
Cat. Box Type Box Pigtail Box Cover No. of Bracket Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Included Depth Included Included Raised Devices Included Qty. Number

151-SV12-13 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-13 1


2" 1 SSF-SV12 10 78599102601
151-SV12-1458 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-14-5/8 5
8" 1 SSF-SV12 10 78599102602
151-SV12-14 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-14 3
4" 1 SSF-SV12 10 78599102752
151-SV12-17 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-17-25 1
2" 2 SSF-SV12 10 78599102754
151-SV12-1858 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-18-5/8-25 5
8" 2 SSF-SV12 10 78599102756
151-SV12-18 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-18 3
4" 2 SSF-SV12 10 78599102604
171-SV12-13 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-13 1
2" 1 SSF-SV12 10 78599102589
171-SV12-1458 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-14-5/8 5
8" 1 SSF-SV12 10 78599102591
171-SV12-14 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-14 3
4" 1 SSF-SV12 10 78599102590
171-SV12-17 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-17-25 1
2" 2 SSF-SV12 10 78599102770
171-SV12-1858 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-18-5/8-25 5
8" 2 SSF-SV12 10 78599102774
171-SV12-18 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-18 3
4" 2 SSF-SV12 10 78599102772
151-SV18-13 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-13 1
2" 1 SSF-SV18 10 78599102606
151-SV18-1458 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-14-5/8 5
8" 1 SSF-SV18 10 78599102607
151-SV18-14 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-14 3
4" 1 SSF-SV18 10 78599102758
151-SV18-17 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-17-25 1
2" 2 SSF-SV18 10 78599102760
151-SV18-1858 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-18-5/8-25 5
8" 2 SSF-SV18 10 78599102762
151-SV18-18 521511234EW 112" 1012" 52-C-18 3
4" 2 SSF-SV18 10 78599102609
171-SV18-13 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-13 1
2" 1 SSF-SV18 10 78599102593
171-SV18-1458 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-14-5/8 5
8" 1 SSF-SV18 10 78599102595
171-SV18-14 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-14 3
4" 1 SSF-SV18 10 78599102594
171-SV18-17 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-17-25 1
2" 2 SSF-SV18 10 78599102776
171-SV18-1858 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-18-5/8-25 5
8" 2 SSF-SV18 10 78599102780
171-SV18-18 521711234E 218" 1012" 52-C-18 3
4" 2 SSF-SV18 10 78599102778

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Increase Your Profit Margin by Reducing
Installation Time on the Jobsite!

Pre-Fab Components
Easily Pre-Assembled Off-Site
for Faster Installation On-Site!
Rather than assembling box mounting brackets
and device covers on-site, keep an eye on profit
and use Steel City Pre-Fab Components to set up
jobs off-site for a quick and easy installation on-site.
They accommodate a wide variety of Steel City
covers, and theyre readily available for fast-track
projects.

Ideal for use in hotels, casinos, hospitals, large


office buildings, and any other commercial or
institutional application where rough-in products
can be pre-fabricated to match floor plans for
quicker on-site installation
Widely available from any supporting distributor
Items readily available for fast-track projects
no special lead time required
All products are UL approved and meet
applicable building codes
Pre-Fab Components

Box with Pre-Installed


1012" Pigtail
Popular 4" square boxes and switch boxes
Pre-installed 1012" insulated grounding pigtails
Save on labor costs by eliminating multiple
installation steps

521711234EP

Pre-Assembled Installation vs. Standard Installation


1 Install box in desired location DONE! 1 Purchase pre-stripped pigtail
2 Install pigtail and ground screw in box
3 Install box in desired location

Box with Pre-Installed 1012" Pigtail


Cat. Box Type Pre-Installed Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Included Knockouts Pigtail Qty. Number

521511234EWP 52151234EW Eccentric 1012" 50 78599102588


4"-sq. x 112"D Welded Box
521511234
521511234P 2" & 34"
1
1012" 50 78599102586
4"-sq. x 112"D Drawn Box
521711234E
521711234EP 2" & 4" Eccentric
1 3
10 2"
1
50 78599102587
4"-sq. x 218"D Welded Box
52151X
52151XP 2" & 4" Eccentric
1 3
10 2"
1
50 78599102724
4"-sq. x 112"D Welded Box
52151CVN
52151CVNP 2" & 34" Eccentric
1
1012" 25 78599102728
4"-sq. x 112"D Welded Box
LXWOW-25
LXWOWP 2"
1
1012" 25 78599102959
3"H x 2"W x 212"D Gangable Switch Box
LXV-25
LXVP 2"
1
10 2"
1
25 78599102692
3"H x 2"W x 212"D Gangable Switch Box
CXWOW
CXWOWP 2" & 4"
1 3
10 2"
1
25 78599102694
3"H x 2"W x 312"D Gangable Switch Box
CXWV
CXWVP 2" & 34"
1
1012" 25 78599102696
3"H x 2"W x 312"D Gangable Switch Box
CX
CXP 2" & 34"
1
1012" 25 78599102698
3"H x 2"W x 312"D Gangable Switch Box

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Pre-Fab Components

SBO16 and SBO24


SBO16
Stud-to-Stud Horizontal
Mounting Brackets
Constructed of 24-gauge steel
Pre-measured on center for 16" (SBO16)
or 24" (SBO24) stud spacing
SBO16 accepts three 4" square or two 41116" boxes
(deep or shallow)
SBO24 accepts five 4" square or four 41116"" boxes
SBO16 mounted to (deep or shallow)
SBO16 mounted to
16" studs with one 16" studs with three
4" square boxes (full Can be mounted at any height to meet individual
4" square box installed
capacity) installed project requirements
Versatile, open design enables mounting of box in
any location across horizontal plane between studs
Device cover (mud ring) mounts to front of bracket
SBO24
to set box in desired location
Stamped rule on bracket with 14", 12", and 1" markings

SBO24 mounted to 24" studs


with one 4" square box installed

SBO24 mounted to 24" studs with five


4" square boxes (full capacity) installed

Stud-to-Stud Horizontal Mounting Brackets


Cat. Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Description Qty. Number

SBO16 16" Stud-to-Stud Horizontal Mounting Bracket 25 78599103893


SBO24 24" Stud-to-Stud Horizontal Mounting Bracket 25 78599103895

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Pre-Fab Components

SV1218 Floor-Track 12" and 18"


SV1218 Vertical Mounting Bracket
Code-standard SV1218 bracket mounts to floor track
easily with screws through three pre-punched holes
in bottom plate (only two screws required for most
SVX applications)
Offers pre-measured box-mount locations at 12"
and 18" from floor fast installation with no
measuring required
SVX with Accepts 4" square or 41116" boxes (deep or shallow)
box installed with standard device covers (mud rings)
Supplied with horizontal cross-support bar for stability
after installation prevents unit from falling into open
SV1218 mounted to floor
track and studs with one space between walls when sheetrock is applied
4" square box installed
Support bar sits in two slotted tabs on backside of vertical
bracket and mounts from stud to stud horizontally
Support bar pre-measured for 24" stud cavities (score
lines provided for 16" stud cavities) with pre-punched
holes at stud locations for left or right stud installation
Add optional SVX adapter plate to expand box capacity
Optional SVX adapter plate installs to pre-punched
and tapped holes on sides of SV1218
Up to two SVX plates can be added with 24" stud spacing
One SVX plate can be added with 16" stud spacing
SV1218 mounted to floor track
and studs with one 4" square box SVX adapter plate accepts all device covers for 4"
installed and optional SVX adapter
plate with one box installed and 41116" boxes

Floor-Track 12" and 18" Vertical Mounting Bracket


Cat. Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Description Qty. Number

SV1218 Floor-Track Vertical Mounting Bracket with Supporting Horizontal Cross Bar 10 78599103896
SVX Adapter Plate for Expanded Capacity for SV1218 25 78599103897

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Pre-Fab Components

Box Support Covers


Combines a box-to-stud mounting bracket
52CM14-5/8 with a device cover in one easy-to-use product
Designed for use with 4" square boxes
Used with both steel and wood studs
52CM14-5/8 Cover raised 12", 58", or 34"
Designed for one or two devices
SSF-SH2346

Box-to-Stud
Mounting Brackets
SSF-SG16A
Attaches 4" or 41116" electrical box to metal stud
Adjustable Box Brackets Support leg can be attached to stud to eliminate
movement of box in wall
Designed for metal studs 16" or 24" on center
Attaches to metal or wood stud using self-tapping
Can also be adjusted for non-standard stud spacing
screws and screw gun or nails
Adjustable tabs accommodate 112" or 218" box depths
Single model has capability to mount boxes on 212",
Enables mounting of multiple boxes 312", 4", and 6" stud, which means less inventory
Installs easily dimples provide a starting point
for screws

Box Support Covers


Cat. No. of Cu. In. Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Raised Devices Cap. Qty. Number

52CM13 1
2" 1 3.0 25 78599102634
52CM14-5/8 5
8" 1 4.0 25 78599102635
52CM14 3
4" 1 5.0 25 78599102636
52CMD17 1
2" 2 6.3 25 78599102637
52CMD18-5/8 5
8" 2 7.3 25 78599102638
52CMD18 3
4" 2 9.0 25 78599102639

Box-to-Stud Mounting Brackets


Cat. Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Description Qty. Number

SSF-SH2346 Bracket for Mounting 4" or 41116" Box to 212", 312", 4", or 6" Stud 100 78599120731
SSF-SH4 Bracket for Mounting 4" or 41116" Box to 4" Stud 50 78599101491
SSF-SH6 Bracket for Mounting 4" or 41116" Box to 6" Stud 50 78599101492

Adjustable Box Brackets


Cat. Stud Box Std. Pkg. UPC
Number Description Spacing Depth Qty. Number

SSF-SG16A 16" Adjustable Box Bracket 11"18" 112" or 218" 50 78599101489


SSF-SG24A 24" Adjustable Box Bracket 17"26" 112" or 218" 50 78599101490

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