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Steel City® Residential Floor Box Provides Drop-In Flush Installation on Wood Subfloors

New Thomas & Betts Floor Box Complete for New- and Old-Work Installations

MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 3, 2016 – The Steel City® Residential Floor Box, new from Thomas & Betts (T&B), is a single-gang, flush floor box for wood subfloors that provides a fast and simple drop-in installation with any floor covering.

The Steel City single-gang, flush residential floor box is available as a complete kit for new- and old-work installations to provide a cost-effective solution for power, voice or data connections in open-space areas. The kit also includes installation instructions with a template for the floor opening.


“We developed the Steel City Residential Floor Box to provide superior connections to service lighting, entertainment equipment and computers in single- and multi-family housing,” Ralph Donati, product marketing director at T&B, said. “The drop-in design makes for a quick and easy flush installation in wood subfloors.”


The Steel City Residential Floor Box features a metallic outlet box with ½-inch knockouts, pry-outs and integral cable clamps for NM sheathed cable; a stamped, one-piece brass cover with brushed and lacquered finish; and a neoprene gasket. It is UL/CSA approved as a 15A, 125V tamper-resistant receptacle.

For more information about the Steel City Residential Floor Box from T&B, click here, or call (800) 238-5000.

Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, 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.