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SECTION 26 27 16
RACEWAY AND BOXES
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Wiremold; Surface raceways, indoor service poles, multi-service in-wall boxes, floor boxes, poke-thru systems, underfloor ducts with junction boxes.
.
This section is based on the products of Wiremold, which is located at:
60 Woodlawn Street
West Hartford CT 06110
Toll Free: 800-621-0049
Phone: 877-295-3472
Fax: 860-232-2062
Email: customer.support-wm@legrand.us and technical.support-wm@legrand.us
Web: http://www.legrand.us/wiremold.
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PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items below not required for project.
 
A.
Surface Mounted Raceways:
1.
Surface mounted metal raceways.
2.
Surface mounted aluminum raceways.
3.
Surface mounted non-metallic raceways.
4.
Prewired raceways.
B.
Architectural service columns.
C.
Indoor service poles.
D.
Multi-service in-wall box.
E.
Floor Boxes:
1.
Floor boxes for above-grade concrete floors, raised floors and wood floors.
2.
Floor boxes for on-grade and above-grade concrete floors.
3.
Fire-classified floor boxes for on-grade and above-grade concrete floors.
4.
Floor boxes for raised floors.
5.
Floor boxes for wood floors.
6.
Floor boxes for convention centers.
F.
Fire stop thru-wall/thru-floor fittings.
G.
Poke-thru systems.
H.
Wall Boxes for electrical systems.
1.
Wall boxes.
2.
Hinged wall boxes.
3.
Multiple service wall boxes.
I.
Ceiling boxes.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 07 84 13 - Penetration Firestopping.
B.
Section 28 13 00 - Access Control.
C.
Section 26 05 00 - Common Work Results for Electrical.
D.
Section 28 05 00 - Common Work Results for Electronic Safety and Security.
E.
Section 27 05 37 - Firestopping for Communications Systems .
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
ASTM International (ASTM): ASTM E 814 - Standard Test Method for Fire Tests of Penetration Firestop Systems.
B.
National Fire Protection Association (NFPA): NFPA 70 - National Electrical Code.
C.
Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL):
1.
UL 5 - Surface Metal Raceways and Fittings.
2.
UL 94 - Test for Flammability of Plastic Materials for Parts in Devices and Appliances.
3.
UL 514A - Metallic Outlet Boxes.
4.
UL 514C - Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Flush-Device Boxes, and Covers.
1.4
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets and descriptive literature on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings: Indicate raceway layouts, each system component required for complete system, raceway lengths, device types, locations, elevations, details, sections and attachment to other work; identify all circuits.
D.
Samples:
1.
Submit three 6 inch lengths of exposed type surface raceways with required color and finish. Show standard color ranges available.
2.
Submit service pole and architectural column samples with required color and finish. Show standard color ranges available.
E.
Test Reports: Certified reports from independent testing laboratory supporting compliance of raceway system to specified requirements.
F.
Manufacturer's instructions: Printed installation instructions for each system component; include storage requirements.
G.
Project Record Documents: If variations from approved shop drawings occur during installation of raceway system, submit final as-built drawings indicating such variations.
1.5
QUALITY ASSURANCE
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** In this article, describe qualifications, regulatory requirements, certifications, field samples, mock-ups, and pre installation meetings.
 
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Firms regularly engaged in manufacture of raceway and box distribution products and systems of the types and sizes required, whose products have been in satisfactory use in similar service for not less than 10 years. Provide raceway and box distribution systems produced Wiremold.
B.
Source Limitation: Obtain each type of round recessed raised and stage floor box through one source from a single manufacturer.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Include a mock-up if the project size and/or quality warrant taking such a precaution. The following is one example of how a mock-up on a large project might be specified. When deciding on the extent of the mock-up, consider all the major different types of work on the project.
 
C.
Mock-Up: Provide a mock-up for evaluation of surface preparation techniques and application workmanship.
1.
Finish areas designated by Architect.
2.
Do not proceed with remaining work until workmanship, appearance and performance are approved by Architect.
3.
Refinish mock-up area as required to produce acceptable work.
D.
Electrical Components, Devices, and Accessories: Comply with requirements of applicable local codes, NEC, UL, and NEMA Standards pertaining to indoor service poles and architectural columns. Listed and labeled in accordance with NFPA 70, Article 100.
E.
Electrical Floor Boxes and Components: Comply with requirements of applicable local codes, NEC, UL, and NEMA Standards pertaining to floor boxes and components. Meet or exceed UL Fire Classification requirements for recessed and flush style boxes. Listed and labeled in accordance with NFPA 70, Article 100.
F.
Electrical Boxes and Fittings: Comply with requirements of applicable local codes, NEC, UL, ETL, and NEMA Standards pertaining to boxes and fittings. Listed and labeled in accordance with NFPA 70, Section 300-21.
G.
Products: Listed and classified by Underwriters Laboratories, Inc. as suitable for the purpose specified and indicated.
H.
Accessibility Compliance: Design device flange to meet ADA Accessibility Guidelines as to changes in floor and ground surface levels. Flanges shall be beveled so the slope is no greater than 1:2.
1.6
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging until ready for installation.
B.
Store and handle in strict compliance with manufacturer's written instructions and recommendations.
C.
Protect from damage due to weather, excessive temperature, and construction operations.
1.7
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
 
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A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Wiremold(r), which is located at: 60 Woodlawn St. ; West Hartford, CT 06110; Toll Free Tel: 800-621-0049; Tel: 877-295-3472; Fax: 860-232-2062; Email: request info (customer.support-wm@legrand.us); Web: www.legrand.us/Wiremold.aspx
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements, and should include documentation of UL listings and a sample of components.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.2
SURFACE MOUNTED RACEWAYS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Dimensions provided refer to assembled dimensions.
 
A.
General:
1.
System: Provide surface raceway systems for branch circuit and data network voice, video and other low-voltage wiring. Surface raceway system components necessary for a complete installation shall consist of the following:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete option for components that includes pre-divided raceway bases and dual covers if the DS4000 and OFR model raceways are not specified below.
 
a.
Components: Raceway bases, covers, fittings and device mounting plates.
b.
Components: Raceway bases, covers, fittings and device mounting plates, pre-divided raceway bases, dual covers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain the second option for configuration if the DS4000 model raceway is specified below. Retain the third option for configuration if the OFR model raceway specified below. Delete the second and third options for configuration for all other models.
 
2.
Configuration: Raceways shall be one-piece, or two-piece design with base and snap-on cover, or three-piece design with base and two snap-on covers which snap side by side on a common base. Base shall be dividable with a fixed barrier for up to 4 compartments. Raceway shall be available in widths of 3/4 inch to (10 inch 19 mm) to (254 mm) and depths of 17/32 inch to 5 inch (13 mm to 127 mm). Provide raceways from a company that can provide custom sizes if required. Raceway covers shall be available in tamper-resistant form with screws on access plates and covers of fittings, but not on standard cover lengths.
3.
Configuration: Raceways shall be multi-piece design with metal base and snap-on metal covers. Assembled base and cover is 5-3/4 inches (146 mm) wide by 2-1/8 inches (54 mm) high with a cross section area of 10.06 sq in. Base shall have 2 wiring channels, separated by 1 integral divider, large enough to accept standard power and communication devices without restricting capacity of the adjacent channel. The raceway base shall accept 2 covers that allow separation of services. The cover shall slightly curve and form the raceway sidewall. Provide the base with scored lines to facilitate sectioning of the raceway in 4 inch (102 mm) increments and include mounting holes, and tunnel knockouts in the divider wall that will facilitate the crossing over of services.
4.
Configuration: Raceways shall be multi-piece design with metal base and screw-on metal covers. Assembled base and cover is 7 inches (178 mm) wide by 1/2 inch (13 mm) high. Height of assembled base and cover increases from 0 inches (0 mm) at edge to 1/2 inches (13 mm) with a slope of no less than 1:2. Base shall have 4 wiring channels, separated by 3 integral dividers. Base shall be suitable for mounting directly to bare concrete or floor coverings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain the first set of options for fittings if the OFR model is specified below. Delete the first set of options for fittings for all other models.
 
5.
Fittings:
a.
Fittings shall include flat, couplings for joining raceway sections, wire clips, and device mounting brackets and plates as applicable. Where required, provide tamper-resistant form, dividable with barriers and matching the size of the accompanying raceway base.
b.
Provide full capacity corner elbows to maintain a controlled 2 inch (51 mm) cable bend radius, meeting the specification for Fiber Optic and UTP cabling and exceeding the TIA/EIA-569-A requirements for communications pathways.
6.
Fittings:
a.
Fittings shall include flat, internal and external elbows, couplings for joining raceway sections, wire clips, blank end fittings, and device mounting brackets and plates as applicable. Where required, provide tamper-resistant form, dividable with barriers and matching the size of the accompanying raceway base.
b.
Provide full capacity corner elbows and tee fittings to maintain a controlled 2 inches (51 mm) cable bend radius, meeting the specification for Fiber Optic and UTP cabling and exceeding the TIA/EIA-569-A requirements for communications pathways.
7.
Device Brackets and Plates: Provide in sizes to match the raceway width and with mounting holes located to ensure proper mounting of devices in up to 4 compartments. Device plates shall be available in any length from 6 inches to 60 inches (152 mm to 1524 mm), with cutouts to accommodate various combinations of power and communications devices in up to 4 compartments. Provide 6 inch and 12 inch (152 mm and 305 mm) long device plates with a flange to overlap the joint of adjacent cover as applicable.
8.
Communications Devices and Accessories: Raceway shall accommodate a complete line of connectivity outlets and modular inserts for UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6) STP (150 ohm) fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types with matching faceplates and adapters to facilitate mounting. Where indicated, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
B.
Classification:
1.
Compliance: Raceway and system components.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete option for compliance if not required.
 
a.
UL and CUL listed.
b.
ETL and CETL listed.
2.
Larger 2 and 3 channel non-metallic raceways shall be UL Listed under File Nos. E90378 Guide RJTX and E90377 Guide RJYT, respectively.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the next 3 subparagraphs if metallic raceways are not required.
 
3.
Surface raceways shall be suitable for use in dry interior locations only, as covered in Article 386 of the National Electrical Code.
4.
Surface metal raceways and fittings shall be listed by Underwriters Laboratories under File Number E4376, Listing and Classification Number RJBT and File Number E41751, Listing and Classification Number RJPR respectively.
5.
Systems shall comply with UL Standard UL5 for Surface Metal Raceways.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete subparagraph below if non-metallic raceways are not required.
 
6.
Surface raceways shall be suitable for use in dry interior locations only, as covered in Article 388 of the National Electrical Code.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if metallic raceways are not required.
 
C.
Product Requirements: Surface metallic raceway for dry interior locations, conforming to National Electrical Code, Article 352, Part B.
1.
Metal Components: UL listed, conforming to specifications of UL 5.
2.
Plastic Components: UL listed, exhibiting non-flammable, self-extinguishing characteristics when tested in accordance with UL 94, V-O.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Surface Metallic Raceways:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete products not required.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: V500 System One-Piece Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: V700 One-Piece Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: DS4000 Series Multi-Channel Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
4.
Acceptable Product: DS4000 Series Prewired Multi-Channel Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
5.
Acceptable Product: 4000 Series Single- or Dual-Channel Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
6.
Acceptable Product: 4000 Series Prewired Single- or Dual-Channel Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
7.
Acceptable Product: S4000 Dual-Channel Stainless Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
8.
Acceptable Product: 6000 Series Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
9.
Acceptable Product: 3000 Single-Channel Metal Surface Raceway by Wiremold.
10.
Acceptable Product: V2400/V2400D Two-Piece Dual-Channel Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
11.
Acceptable Product: OFR Series Multi-Channel Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for materials not required.
 
12.
Material: Type 304 stainless steel.
13.
Material: Galvanized steel, minimum thickness 0.040 inch (1 mm) thickness.
14.
Material: Aluminum type 6063, minimum thickness 0.050 inch (1.3 mm) thickness.
15.
Material: As indicated on Drawings.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following subparagraphs apply to DS4000 model raceway. Delete if not required.
 
16.
Finish: Designer Ivory (fog white).
17.
Finish: Designer Gray.
18.
Finish: Matte Black.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following subparagraph applies to OFR model raceway. Delete if not required.
 
19.
Finish: Black textured powder coat.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following subparagraphs apply to all other models. Delete if not required.
 
20.
Finish: ScuffCoat, ivory.
21.
Finish: ScuffCoat, gray.
22.
Finish: Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
23.
Finish: Stainless Steel: No. 4 brush finish with removable PVC coating.
24.
Finish: Custom, ________________.
25.
Finish: As indicated on Drawings.
26.
Steel Device Brackets and Plates: Steel overlap device plate for horizontal installation of devices. Plate shall overlap cover to conceal seam.
27.
Plastic Overlapping Cover Bracket and Faceplate: Plastic device mounting bracket and trim plate for horizontal installation of devices. Plate shall overlap cover to conceal seam. Faceplate shall accept a variety of power and data/communication devices. Plastic shall be compatible with UL 94 for Plastic.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete remaining subparagraphs if DS4000 model raceways are not required.
 
28.
Adjustable Length Raceway Couplings: Provide raceway base sections with adjustable couplings. Each pair of couplings works in conjunction with the raceway bases scored lines to allow less accurate field cuts. The coupling shall accommodate 4 inches (102 mm) of lateral movement and facilitate the ability of the raceway to maintain coordination with the wall framing as required. Each coupling shall provide a means of adding supplemental ground screws.
29.
Fittings: Fittings shall include flat, internal and external elbows, tees, entrance fittings, wire clips, cover clips, couplings, support clips, and end caps. Covers for fittings shall overlap adjoining raceway covers a minimum of 3/8 inches (10 mm). Fittings shall be color matched to the raceway. Supply fittings with a base where applicable to eliminate mitering. Provide fittings with adjustable couplings that integrate with the raceway base. Provide a take-off fitting supporting dual services to adapt to existing flush wall boxes and other series of metallic raceways. Fittings shall have provisions to accept tamper resistant fasteners to fully secure the raceway.
a.
Fiber Optic/UTP/STP Fittings: Corner elbows, tees, and entrance end fittings as required to maintain a controlled 2 inches (51 mm) nominal cable bend radius that meets the specifications for Fiber Optic and UTP/STP cabling and exceeds TIA 569 requirements for communications pathways.
b.
Obstacle Avoidance and Offset Fittings: Provide fittings as required to bypass large and small obstacles and small offsets in supporting wall. Small obstacle avoidance fitting capable of being converted into a takeoff fitting to transition to other metallic raceways.
30.
Device Brackets and Plates:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the second option for forward fittings if pre-mounted receptacles are not required.
 
a.
Forward Fittings: Provide device brackets to install single-gang devices horizontally in either channel within the raceway. Provide horizontal device brackets with a single gang face plate. Horizontal device mounting brackets shall be a single piece with integral auxiliary grounding points. Device brackets and activation face plates shall allow the electrical or communications devices to face forward from the sidewall of the raceway.
b.
Forward Fittings: Provide horizontal device brackets with factory pre-mounted receptacles with wire leads. Device brackets and activation face plates shall allow the electrical or communications devices to face forward from the sidewall of the raceway.
c.
Downward Fittings: Provide downward facing device brackets and face plates with internal tunneling devices to allow cabling to cross over the adjacent channel and exit the downward facing sidewall and maintain separation of services and full capacity of the specified channel. When this is provided, the maximum cable bend radius is 4 inches (102 mm). Devices for both power and data/communication must have the capacity of mounting flush or in conjunction with face plates. The face plates shall be used to conceal seams between raceway cover and installed face plate. Device brackets and plates with any combination of multiple opening options and with any combination of multiple device opening options. Color match device brackets and plates to the raceway.
31.
Communications Devices and Accessories: Raceway shall accommodate a complete line of connectivity outlets and modular inserts for UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6) STP (150 ohm) fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types with matching faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting. Provide with complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Surface Metallic Aluminum Raceways:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete products not required.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: ALA4800 Dual Channel Aluminum Surface Raceway by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: ALA3800 Aluminum Raceway by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: AL5200 Dual-Channel Aluminum Raceway by Wiremold.
4.
Acceptable Product: AL2000 Plugmold Multioutlet System by Wiremold.
5.
Acceptable Product: AL2400 Aluminum Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
6.
Acceptable Product: AL3300 Single-Channel Aluminum Raceway by Wiremold.
7.
Material: Alloy 6063-T5 extruded aluminum; minimum thickness 0.050 inches (1.3 mm).
8.
Finish: Satin, No. 204 clear anodized, 0.004-inch (0.1 mm) thick, Class R1 Mil-Spec.
9.
Device Cover Plates: Suitable to mount commercially available duplex devices, single 1.40 inches and 1.59 inches (36 mm and 40 mm) diameter receptacles. GFCI, surge receptacles and other rectangular faced devices, and voice and data jacks. Cover plates shall be removable using standard screwdriver without marring the finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
F.
Surface Mounted Nonmetallic Raceways:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete products not required.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: CableSmart 40N2 Series Dual Channel Raceway by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: Eclipse PN03L Latching Surface Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: Eclipse PN05L Latching Surface Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
4.
Acceptable Product: Eclipse PN10L Latching Surface Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
5.
Acceptable Product: Access 5000 Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
6.
Acceptable Product: 5400 Series Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
7.
Acceptable Product: 5400 Series Prewired Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
8.
Acceptable Product: 5500 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
9.
Acceptable Product: 400 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
10.
Acceptable Product: 800 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
11.
Acceptable Product: 2300 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
12.
Acceptable Product: Uniduct 2700 One-Piece Latching Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
13.
Acceptable Product: Uniduct 2800 One-Piece Latching Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
14.
Acceptable Product: Uniduct 2900 One-Piece Latching Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
15.
Material: Raceway and system components UL Listed and exhibit nonflammable self-extinguishing characteristics, tested UL94V-0, or equivalent.
16.
Fittings: Rigid PVC compound with base to eliminate mitering.
17.
Device Brackets and Plates: For mounting standard devices in-line or offset from the raceway. Device bracket shall provide multiple gang openings at one location. Faceplates shall match and fit flush in the device plate.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
G.
Prewired Raceways:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete products not required.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: 4000 Single or Dual-Channel Raceway by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: 3000 Single-Channel Metal Surface Raceway by Wiremold.
4.
Acceptable Product: 5400 Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
5.
Acceptable Product: 5500 Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete materials not required.
 
6.
Material: As indicated on Drawings
7.
Material: Galvanized steel.
8.
Material: Aluminum.
9.
Material: Nonmetallic.
10.
Fittings: Multi-outlet system consisting of factory assembled components with a full complement of fittings including, but not limited to, elbows (90 degree, internal and external) slide couplings for joining raceway sections, blank end caps for closing open ends of the raceway, and flat tees. No field cutting of raceways will be permitted.
11.
Devices: Wiring devices and other connectors shall be factory installed, electrically wired, and covers labeled as identified on the Drawings. Each receptacle shall be identified noting the panel number and circuit number from which it is fed. Receptacles rated higher than NEMA 5-20R shall also be provided with voltage, phase and amperage identified in the same manner. Raceway sections shall be provided with 12 inches (305 mm) pigtails at feed locations for ease of installation. Grounding shall be maintained by means of factory installed NEC sized grounding conductors and utilize insulation displacement connectors as required.
12.
Raceway Covers and Device Plates: Raceway covers shall have either hole-cut provision for communications outlets or the voice and data/LAN outlets shall be factory mounted to the cover plates. Raceway shall be capable of containing, but not limited to, snap-in modular jacks (3-pair, 4-pair, 4-pair keyed and fiber optic, coaxial and F-connectors) and communication grommets. Wiring connections of these devices shall be completed during installation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
H.
Surface Metallic Raceways: Two-piece system; type 304 stainless steel with number 4 brush finish, consisting of a base and snap-on cover.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following raceway is available prewired. Please refer to Prewired Raceways paragraph.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold S4000 Dual-Channel Stainless Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.050 inch (1 mm) thick stainless steel; base has two 9/32 inch (7 mm) diameter knockouts on 18 inch (457 mm) centers; 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) deep.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
I.
Surface Metallic Raceways: Two-piece system of galvanized steel consisting of a base and snap-on cover.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following acceptable product paragraphs not required by project. If more than one is specified, indicate where each is to be used.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 2000 Series Two-Piece Single-Channel Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.040 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; 1-9/32 inches (33 mm) wide by 3/4 inch (19 mm) deep; downward facing devices, bend radius control fittings.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Gray or custom color as selected.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 2400 Series Two-Piece Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.040 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; 1-7/8 inches (48 mm) wide by 7/8 inch (22 mm) deep; downward facing devices, bend radius control fittings.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Fog White or custom color as selected.
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 2400D Series Two-Piece Dual-Channel Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.040 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; integral barrier divides raceway into 1/3 and 2/3 channels; 1-7/8 inches (48 mm) wide by 7/8 inch (22 mm) deep, downward facing devices, bend radius control fittings.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Fog White or custom color as selected.
c.
Finish: Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following two raceways (3000 and 4000) are available prewired. Please refer to Prewired Raceways paragraph for specifying.
 
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 3000 Series Single-Channel Metal Surface Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.040 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; 2-3/4 inches (70 mm) wide by 1-15/32 inches (37 mm) deep, predrilled Kos in base sections.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Gray or custom color as selected.
c.
Finish: Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
5.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 4000 Series Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.050 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; base has two 9/32 inch (7 mm) diameter knockouts on 18 inch (457 mm) centers; 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) deep, cross-section area 7.14 square inches (4606 square mm); bend radius control fittings, removable divider.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Gray or custom color as selected.
c.
Finish: Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
6.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 6000 Series Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.060 inch (1.5 mm) metal thickness; base has two 9/32 inch (7 mm) diameter knockouts 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) apart on 18 inch (457 mm) centers; 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide by 3-9/16 inches (90 mm) deep, bend radius control fittings.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Gray or custom color as selected.
c.
Finish: Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
J.
Brackets and Faceplates:
1.
Steel Device Brackets and Plates: Steel overlap device plate for horizontal installation of devices. Plate shall overlap cover to conceal seam.
2.
Plastic Overlapping Cover Bracket and Faceplate: Plastic device mounting bracket and trim plate for horizontal installation of devices. Plate shall overlap cover to conceal seam. Faceplate shall accept a variety of power and data/communication devices. Plastic shall be compatible with UL 94 for Plastic.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
K.
Surface Mounted Metal Raceways:
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold DS4000 Series Raceway Three-Piece Dual-Channel Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
2.
Material: Galvanized steel, minimum thickness 0.040 inch (1 mm).
3.
Finish:
a.
Manufacturer's standard Designer Ivory (fog white), Designer Gray, Matte Black or custom color as selected.
b.
Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
4.
Steel Device Brackets and Plates: Steel overlap device plate for horizontal installation of devices. Plate shall overlap cover to conceal seam.
5.
Plastic Overlapping Cover Bracket and Faceplate: Plastic device mounting bracket and trim plate for horizontal installation of devices. Plate shall overlap cover to conceal seam. Faceplate shall accept a variety of power and data/communication devices. Plastic shall be compatible with UL 94 for Plastic.
6.
Adjustable Length Raceway Couplings: Provide raceway base sections with adjustable couplings. Each pair of couplings works in conjunction with the raceway base's scored lines to allow less accurate field cuts. The coupling shall accommodate 4 inches (102 mm) of lateral movement and facilitate the ability of the raceway to maintain coordination with the wall framing as required. Each coupling shall provide a means of adding supplemental ground screws.
7.
Fittings: Fittings shall include flat, internal and external elbows, tees, entrance fittings, wire clips, cover clips, couplings, support clips, and end caps. Covers for fittings shall overlap adjoining raceway covers a minimum of 3/8 inch (10 mm). Fittings shall be color matched to the raceway. Supply fittings with a base where applicable to eliminate mitering. Provide fittings with adjustable couplings that integrate with the raceway base. Provide a take-off fitting supporting dual services to adapt to existing flush wall boxes and other series of metallic raceways. Fittings shall have provisions to accept tamper resistant fasteners to fully secure the raceway.
a.
Fiber Optic/UTP/STP Fittings: Corner elbows, tees, and entrance end fittings as required to maintain a controlled 2 inches (51 mm) nominal cable bend radius that meets the specifications for Fiber Optic and UTP/STP cabling and exceeds TIA 569 requirements for communications pathways.
b.
Obstacle Avoidance and Offset Fittings: Provide fittings as required to bypass large and small obstacles and small offsets in supporting wall. Small obstacle avoidance fitting capable of being converted into a take off fitting to transition to other metallic raceways.
8.
Device Brackets and Plates:
a.
Forward Fittings: Provide device brackets to install single-gang devices horizontally in either channel within the raceway. Provide horizontal device brackets with a single gang face plate. Horizontal device mounting brackets shall be a single piece with integral auxiliary grounding points. Device brackets and activation face plates shall allow the electrical or communications devices to face forward from the sidewall of the raceway.
b.
Downward Fittings: Provide downward facing device brackets and face plates with internal tunneling devices to allow cabling to cross over the adjacent channel and exit the downward facing sidewall and maintain separation of services and full capacity of the specified channel. When this is provided, the maximum cable bend radius is 4 inches (102 mm). Devices for both power and data/communication shall have the capacity of mounting flush or in conjunction with face plates. The face plates shall be used to conceal seams between raceway cover and installed face plate. Device brackets and plates with any combination of multiple opening options and with any combination of multiple device opening options. Color match device brackets and plates to the raceway.
9.
Communications Devices and Accessories: Raceway shall accommodate a complete line of connectivity outlets and modular inserts for UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6) STP (150 ohm) fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types with matching faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting. Provide with complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
L.
Surface Metallic Raceways: One-piece system of galvanized steel, base and cover preassembled.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two acceptable product paragraphs if not required by project. If both are specified, indicate where each is to be used.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 500 Series One Piece Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 3/4 inch (19 mm) wide by 17/32 inch (14 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory or custom color as selected.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 700 Series One Piece Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 3/4 inch (19 mm) wide by 21/32 inch (17 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
M.
Surface Metallic Raceways: Extruded aluminum alloy 6303-T5, minimum thickness 0.050 inches (1.27 mm) with surface finish of minimum .004 inch (0.1 mm) anodized satin Type 204 clear Class R1 Mil-Spec; UL listed.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following acceptable product paragraphs not required by project. If more than one is specified, indicate where each is to be used.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold AL2000 Series Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Tapered blank cover; 1-7/16 inches (36 mm) wide by 1-1/8 inches (28 mm) deep.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold AL2400 Series Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Tapered blank cover; 2 inches (51 mm) wide by 1-9/32 inches (32 mm) deep.
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold AL3300 Series Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.040 inch (1 mm) galvanized steel field installed divider creates dual channels; 2-7/8 inches (73 mm) wide by 1-7/8 inches (36 mm) deep; field installable divider.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
b.
Provide 1-13/16 inch (46 mm) high snap in dividers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following two raceways (ALA3800 and ALA4800) are also available prewired. Please refer to Surface Prewired Raceways paragraph for specifying.
 
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold ALA3800 Series Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 3 inches (76 mm) wide by 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) deep.
5.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold ALA4800 Series Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Base with integral barrier creating dual channels; twin removable snap covers, one per channel; 6 inches (152 mm) wide by 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) deep, bend radius control fittings.
6.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold AL5200 Series Surface Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 5 inches (127 mm) wide by 2 inches (51 mm) deep; four ribs in base for adding snap in divider; dual covers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
b.
Provide 1-13/16 inch (46 mm) high snap in dividers.
7.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold ALDS4000 Series Surface Three-Piece Single or Dual-Channel Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 0.060 inch (1.52 mm) galvanized steel creates dual channels; 2-7/8 inches (73 mm) wide by 2-1/8 inches (54 mm) deep; dual covers, 0.078 inch (2 mm) satin anodized aluminum, prescored base with KOs.
8.
Adjustable Length Raceway Couplings: Provide raceway base sections with adjustable couplings. Each pair of couplings works in conjunction with the raceway bases scored lines to allow less accurate field cuts. The coupling shall accommodate 4 inches (102 mm) of lateral movement and facilitate the ability of the raceway to maintain coordination with the wall framing as required. Each coupling shall provide a means of adding supplemental ground screws.
9.
Fiber Optic/UTP/STP Fittings: Corner elbows, tees, and entrance end fittings as required to maintain a controlled 2 inches (51 mm) nominal cable bend radius that meets the specifications for Fiber Optic and UTP/STP cabling and exceeds TIA 569 requirements for communications pathways.
10.
Forward Fittings: Provide device brackets to install single-gang devices horizontally in either channel within the raceway. Provide horizontal device brackets with a single gang face plate. Horizontal device mounting brackets shall be a single piece with integral auxiliary grounding points. Device brackets and activation face plates shall allow the electrical or communications devices to face forward from the sidewall of the raceway.
11.
Communications Devices and Accessories: Raceway shall accommodate a complete line of connectivity outlets and modular inserts for UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6) STP (150 ohm) fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types with matching faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting. Provide with complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels.
12.
In addition to specified fittings, provide device covers to mount duplex devices.
13.
Device Cover Plates: Suitable to mount commercially available duplex devices, single 1.40 inches (36 mm) and 1.59 inches (40 mm) diameter receptacles. GFCI, surge receptacles and other rectangular faced devices, and voice and data jacks. Cover plates shall be removable using standard screwdriver without marring the finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
N.
Surface PreWired Metallic Raceways: Wiremold Prewired series; factory designed and wired.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following acceptable product paragraphs not required by project. If more than one is specified, indicate where each is to be used.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: DS4000 Series Prewired Three-Piece Dual-Channel Steel Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Material: Galvanized steel, minimum thickness 0.040 inch (1 mm).
b.
Finish:
1)
Manufacturer's standard Designer Ivory (fog white), Designer Gray, Matte Black or custom color as selected.
2)
Factory-applied polyester topcoat applied over ivory base suitable for field-applied topcoat.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 3000 Series Single-Channel Metal Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Galvanized steel; base and snap-fit cover; 0.040 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; 2-3/4 inches (70 mm) wide by 1-15/32 inches (37 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Gray or custom color as selected.
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 4000 Series Single- or Dual-Channel Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Galvanized steel; base and snap fit cover; 0.050 inch (1 mm) metal thickness; base has two 9/32 inch (7 mm) diameter knockouts on 18 inch (457 mm) centers; 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) deep, cross-section area 7.14 square inches (4606 square mm).
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, Gray or custom color as selected.
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL4320 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; two channel base with integral divider; two snap fit covers, one cover per channel; 5-1/4 inches (133 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (45 mm) deep, snap off internal barriers.
5.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL3000 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; base and snap-fit cover; 2-5/8 inches (29 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (45 mm) deep.
6.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL4000 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; two channel base with integral divider; snap fit cover; 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (45 mm) deep, bend internal barriers. Bend radius control fittings.
7.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL4400 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; two channel base integral divider; snap fit cover; 4-3/4 inches (121 mm) wide by 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) deep, snap off internal barriers.
8.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL4520 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; two channel base with integral divider; two snap fit covers, one cover per channel; 5-1/4 inches (133 mm) wide by 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) deep, snap off internal barriers.
9.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL7320 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; three channel base with integral dividers; two snap-fit covers; one cover fits two channels, second cover fits one channel; 7-3/8 inches (187 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (45 mm) deep.
10.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL7450 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; three channel base with integral dividers; two snap-fit covers; one cover fits two channels, second cover fits one channel; 7-3/8 inches (187 mm) wide by 2-1/4 inches (45 mm) deep.
11.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Isoduct Single and Multiple Channel Prewired Aluminum Raceway AL4750 by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 6303-T5 aluminum alloy; two channel base with integral divider creating 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) and 2 inch (51 mm) wide channels; snap fit cover; 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) wide by 1-7/8 inches (48 mm) deep, bend internal barriers.
12.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold ALA3800 Isoduct Architectural Aluminum Single Channel Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Design: Single service aluminum raceway, with cover.
b.
Conforms to UL, NEC, and NEMA standards and EIA/TIA recommendations.
13.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold ALA4800 Isoduct Architectural Aluminum Twin Cover Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Design: Dual service aluminum raceway, with twin covers and a built in divider
b.
Conforms to UL, NEC, and NEMA standards and EIA/TIA recommendations, bend internal barriers.
14.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold ALDS4000 Designer Series Aluminum Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Design: Dual service aluminum raceway, with twin covers and a built in divider.
b.
Construction: Bend radius control fittings, adjust-to-fit couplings, downward facing devices, prescored base, predrilled KOs in base.
c.
Conforms to UL, NEC, and NEMA standards and EIA/TIA recommendations.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The following paragraph applies to aluminum raceways. Delete if not required.
 
15.
Finish: Minimum 0.004 inch (0.1 mm) anodized satin Type 204 clear Class R1 Mil-Spec
16.
Devices: Factory installed wiring and connectors.
17.
Receptacle Labels: Provide receptacles labeled with panel number and circuit number from which it is fed. For receptacles rated higher than a NEMA 5-20R configuration, provide receptacles labeled additionally with voltage, phase, and amperage.
18.
Pigtails: Provide 12 inch (305 mm) pigtails at feed locations.
19.
Grounding: Factory installed NEC sized grounding conductor(s).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
20.
Covers: Hole-cut for communications devices.
21.
Covers: Factory-mounted for voice and data/LAN outlets.
22.
Fittings: Provide full complement of fittings necessary to make system workable, including but not limited to external corner units, internal corner units, flat units, blank end units, elbows, and couplings for joining raceway sections.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraph if project requirements differ.
 
23.
Wire Clips: One for every 2 linear feet (609 mm) of indicated raceway configuration.
24.
Retrofit Corner Elbows, Tee Fittings and Inserts: Provide full line of full capacity corner elbows and tee fittings and inserts for retrofit, to maintain controlled 2 inch (51 mm) cable bend radius that meets TIA/EIA 569-A requirements for communications pathways and specifications for fiber optic and Category 5 cabling.
25.
Fittings Material: Same material and metal thickness as linear raceway components.
26.
Fittings Finish: To match linear raceway components.
27.
Device Brackets and Plates: Factory-formed, allowing installation of indicated power, data, and communications devices, both single-gang and two-gang, horizontally in raceways; finished to match linear raceway components.
28.
Cover Brackets and Face Plates: Plastic device mounting brackets and trim plates allowing installation of indicated power, data, and communications devices horizontally in raceways; trim cover sized to overlap device cut-out in raceway, concealing seams; finished to match linear raceway components; plastic compatible with UL 94.
29.
Communications Devices and Accessories: Factory-fabricated connectivity outlets, modular inserts, and other devices for indicated configurations and service requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following paragraphs if not required.
 
a.
Cabling Type: ____________.
b.
Cabling Type: UTP, including Category 5.
c.
Cabling Type: STP; 150-ohm.
d.
Cabling Type: Fiber Optics.
e.
Cabling Type: Coaxial.
f.
Mounting face plates and bezels.
g.
Identification Accessory: Printed station and port identification labels.
h.
Identification Accessory: Snap in icon buttons.
i.
Identification Accessory: Write-on station identification labels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
30.
Electrical Devices: Factory installed for indicated configurations and service requirements; sight-exposed components finished to match linear raceway components.
31.
Electrical Devices: Electrical devices, and wiring for electrical devices, are specified in sections of Division 16.
32.
Fasteners: Types specified in manufacturer's installation instructions for project conditions.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
O.
Surface Non-Metallic Large Raceways: System of rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) extrusions, 8 feet (2438 mm) in length with nominal 0.09 inch (2.3 mm) wall thickness.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following acceptable product paragraphs not required by project. If more than one is specified, indicate where each is to be used.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Access 5000 Series Dual-Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Two channel base with integral divider; channel top has integral ribs to receive mounting device brackets; extruded snap-on cover; extruded cove snap-on trim cover finished to match; 5-3/4 inches (146 mm) wide by 13/16 inches (21 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory,
c.
Finish: White
d.
Finish: Gray.
e.
Finish: Black.
f.
Finish: Maple veneer
g.
Finish: Oak veneer
h.
Finish: Custom color as selected.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 5400 Series Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 5-1/4 inches (133 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
c.
Base: Two channel, with integral divider (5400TB).
d.
Base: Three channel, with two integral dividers, creating 1/2 and 1/4 compartments (5400TBD).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
e.
Cover: Full width snap-on cover.
f.
Cover: Twin snap-on covers, one for each channel.
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 5500B Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Base and snap-on cover; 6-11/16 inches (170 mm) wide by 1-11/16 inches (43 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 5500DB Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Three channel base with integral dividers creating equal compartments; single snap-on cover; 6-11/16 inches (170 mm) wide by 1-11/16 inches (43 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
5.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold CableSmart 40N2 Series Dual Channel Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Two channel base with integral divider; snap-on cover spans entire base; 4 inches (102 mm) wide by 2 inches (51mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs. If more than one raceway is specified, indicate cover finishes for each.
 
6.
Linear and Trim Cover Finish: _________.
7.
Linear and Trim Cover Finish: As selected by Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
P.
Surface Non-Metallic Small Raceways: Two piece system of rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) extrusions; 8 feet (2438 mm) in length with nominal 0.09 inch (2.3 mm) wall thickness.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following acceptable product paragraphs not required by project. If more than one is specified, indicate where each is to be used.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 400 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: One channel base; snap cover wraps base top and sides; 7/8 inches (22 mm) wide by 7/16 inches (11 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 800 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: One channel base; snap cover wraps base top and sides; 1-5/16 inches (33 mm) wide by 7/16 inches (11 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 2300 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: One channel base; snap cover wraps base top and sides; 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) wide by 11/16 inches (18 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 2300D Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: Two channel base with integral divider; snap cover that wraps base top and sides; 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) wide by 11/16 inches (18 mm).
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs. If more than one raceway is specified, indicate cover finishes for each.
 
5.
Linear and Trim Cover Finish: _________.
6.
Linear and Trim Cover Finish: As selected by Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
Q.
Surface Non-Metallic Small Raceways: One piece system of rigid polyvinyl chloride (PVC) extrusions, base with co-extruded hinged cover and snap-close latch; 8 feet (2438 mm) in length with nominal 0.09 inch (2.3 mm) wall thickness.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following acceptable product paragraphs not required by project. If more than one is specified, indicate where each is to be used. Uniduct 2700 is only for low voltage applications.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Uniduct 2700 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 3/4 inches (19 mm) wide by 3/8 inches (10 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White, Fog White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Uniduct 2800 is only for low voltage applications.
 
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Uniduct 2800 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 1 inch (25 mm) wide by 1/2 inch (13 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White, Fog White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Uniduct 2900 is only for low voltage applications.
 
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Uniduct 2900 Series Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) wide by 3/4 inches (19 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White, Fog White or custom color as selected.
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Eclipse PN03 Series Latching Surface Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 13/16 inches (21 mm) wide by 1/2 inches (13 mm).
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White, Fog White or custom color as selected.
5.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Eclipse PN05 Series Latching Surface Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 1-1/8 inches (29 mm) wide by 5/8 inches (16 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White, Fog White or custom color as selected.
6.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Eclipse PN10 Series Latching Surface Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 1-11/16 inches (43 mm) wide by 13/16 inches (21 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White, Fog White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs. If more than one raceway is specified, indicate cover finishes for each.
 
7.
Linear and Trim Cover Finish: _________.
8.
Linear and Trim Cover Finish: As selected by Architect.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required by project.
 
R.
Surface PreWired Non-Metallic Raceways: Wiremold Prewired series; factory designed and wired.
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 5500 Series Prewired Single and Multi-Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: The system shall be manufactured of rigid PVC compound and have a textured finish, available in ivory and white colors. The raceway shall be a two-piece design with a base and snap-on cover. Total width shall be 6.68 inches by 1.75 inches (170 mm by 44 mm) deep with an approximate thickness of 0.10 inch (2.54 mm).
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
c.
Base: Two channel, with integral divider (5500B).
d.
Base: Three channel, with two integral divided compartments (5500BD).
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 5400 Series Prewired Dual Channel Nonmetallic Raceway by Wiremold.
a.
Construction: 5-1/4 inches (133 mm) wide by 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) deep.
b.
Finish: Manufacturer's standard Ivory, White or custom color as selected.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
c.
Base: Two channel, with integral divider (5400TB).
d.
Base: Three channel, with two integral dividers, creating 1/2 and 1/4 compartments (5400TBD).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
e.
Cover: Full width snap-on cover.
f.
Cover: Twin snap-on covers, one for each channel.
3.
Devices: Factory installed wiring and connectors.
4.
Labels: Provide receptacles labeled with panel number and circuit number from which it is fed. For receptacles rated higher than a NEMA 5-20R configuration, provide receptacles labeled additionally with voltage, phase, and amperage.
5.
Pigtails: Provide 12 inch (305 mm) pigtails at feed locations.
6.
Grounding: Factory installed NEC sized grounding conductor(s).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
7.
Covers: Hole-cut for communications devices.
8.
Covers: Factory-mounted for voice and data/LAN outlets.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any of the following paragraphs not required by project.
 
9.
Fittings: Provide full complement of fittings necessary to make system workable, including but not limited to external corner units, internal corner units, flat units, blank end units, elbows, and couplings for joining raceway sections.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Edit the following paragraph if project requirements differ.
 
10.
Wire Clips: One for every 2 linear feet (609 mm) of indicated raceway configuration.
11.
Retrofit Corner Elbows, Tee Fittings and Inserts: Provide full line of full capacity corner elbows and tee fittings and inserts for retrofit, to maintain controlled 2 inch (51 mm) cable bend radius that meets TIA/EIA 569-A requirements for communications pathways and specifications for fiber optic and Category 5 cabling.
12.
Replacement Divider Fittings: Provide two sections of replacement divider fitting for every 8 linear feet (2438 mm) of indicated base configuration.
13.
Fittings Material: Same material and metal thickness as linear raceway components.
14.
Fittings Finish: To match linear raceway components.
15.
Device Brackets and Plates: Factory-formed, allowing installation of indicated power, data, and communications devices, both single-gang and two-gang, horizontally in raceways; finished to match linear raceway components.
16.
Cover Brackets and Face Plates: Plastic device mounting brackets and trim plates allowing installation of indicated power, data, and communications devices horizontally in raceways; trim cover sized to overlap device cut-out in raceway, concealing seams; finished to match linear raceway components; plastic compatible with UL 94.
17.
Communications Devices and Accessories: Factory-fabricated connectivity outlets, modular inserts, and other devices for indicated configurations and service requirements.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following paragraphs if not required.
 
a.
Cabling Type: ____________.
b.
Cabling Type: UTP, including Category 5.
c.
Cabling Type: STP; 150-ohm.
d.
Cabling Type: Fiber Optics.
e.
Cabling Type: Coaxial.
f.
Mounting face plates and bezels.
g.
Identification Accessory: Printed station and port identification labels.
h.
Identification Accessory: Snap in icon buttons.
i.
Identification Accessory: Write-on station identification labels.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
18.
Electrical Devices: Factory installed for indicated configurations and service requirements; sight-exposed components finished to match linear raceway components.
19.
Electrical devices, and wiring for electrical devices, are specified in sections of Division 16.
20.
Fasteners: Types specified in manufacturer's installation instructions for project conditions.
 
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2.3
INDOOR SERVICE POLES
A.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold Tele-Power Pole System; Two separate compartments.
B.
General: Provide indoor service pole system to extend branch circuit wiring and data network, voice, video, and other communication cabling to points of use shown on the Drawings. System shall consist of pole multi-outlet assemblies, and appropriate fittings and accessories as required for a complete assembly.
C.
Classification and Use: Indoor service pole system shall be suitable for use in dry interior locations, only as covered in Articles 353 and 352 Part A of the National Electrical Code, as adopted by the National Fire Protection Association and as approved by the American National Standards Institute.
D.
The indoor service pole system is UL Listed under File Nos. E15191 Guide PVGT, E53857 Guide PVUR, E41751 Guide RJPR, and E169069 Guide ZTFR; also CUL Listed in the above files, or are CSA Certified in File LR350.
 
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E.
Series: 25DTP-4 Series and AMDTP-4 Series.
 
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1.
Color: Steel.
2.
Color: Ivory baked enamel.
3.
Color: Clear anodized aluminum.
 
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4.
Length: 10 feet 5 inches (3175 mm).
5.
Length: 12 feet 5 inches (3785 mm).
6.
Length: 15 feet 5 inches (4699 mm).
7.
Cross Section: 2.25 inches by 2.3125 inches (57 mm by 59 mm).
8.
First Compartment: Factory wired with two duplex styles 20A, 125V. NEMA 5-20R grounding-type specification grade receptacles and colored to match the pole finish. Receptacles shall be UL tested to meet the performance requirements of Fed. Spec. W-C695G General Specification for Electrical Power Connectors and conform to NEMA Specification WD 1-7.01 to 7.10 "Heavy Duty General Use Grounding Receptacles". Receptacles shall also be UL Listed and be in compliance with UL 498.
9.
Harness: Single circuit (2 conductor plus ground) with No. 12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles. 6 inches (152 mm) conductor leads are to be furnished for termination to the overhead wiring system. An 8 inches (203 mm) removable cover section shall be provided at the top of the power compartment to facilitate the hard wiring of the pole wire harness.
10.
Second Compartment: To be for field installation of telephone or data network cabling. An 8 inches (203 mm) removable cover section at the bottom of this compartment shall be provided to assemble and mount communications connectors. This section shall be removable without dismantling or removing the Tele-Power Pole after installation. The cover section is to have six knockouts for modular voice-data jacks (RJ-type) and a 1.375 inches by 2.7 inches (35 mm by 69 mm) rectangular knockout for a modular furniture outlet. A "mouse hole" knockout with furnished grommet is to be included for straight through communication cable access.
11.
Fittings: Provide full compliment of fittings necessary to make system workable, including but not limited to entrance end fittings for top of each electrical channel, ceiling trim plate, pole-mounting bracket, Velcro(tm) carpet gripper pad, and adhesive pad. (If for air handling spaces, an entrance end fitting shall be furnished for the communications channel.)
12.
Field install power device covers to add duplex, single 1.40 inch (36 mm) and 1.59 inch (40 mm), and rectangular-type receptacles, colored to match appropriate Tele-Power Pole.
13.
Add-on communication covers shall be available to mount workstation device faceplates, inserts, and specialty mounting bezels. The power pole manufacturer will provide a complete line of connectivity outlets with multi-media modular inserts for UTP fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types.
14.
UTP inserts shall feature a unique recessed area for port labeling and shall be able to accommodate designation icon buttons or icon labels. Custom label capabilities shall be available using templates that can be downloaded from the Internet.
15.
Fiber Optic/Category 5 Cable Radius: There shall be a 2 inches (51 mm) controlled radius entrance fitting, which meets or exceeds the specifications for fiber optic and Category 5 cabling and TIA/EIA-569A requirements for communications pathways, for the 25DT and AMDT Series Tele-Power Poles.
16.
Modular Communications Insert Tele-Power Poles: The manufacturer shall provide a Tele-Power Pole with one compartment, factory wired with two duplex styles 20A, 125V NEMA 5-20R grounding-type specification grade receptacles, and colored to match the pole finish. Receptacles shall be UL tested to meet the performance requirements of Fed. Spec. W-C695G General Specification for Electrical Power Connectors and conform to NEMA Specification WD 1-7.01 to 7.10 "Heavy Duty General Use Grounding Receptacles". Receptacles shall also be UL Listed and be in compliance with UL 498. The harness is to be single circuit (2 conductor plus ground) with #12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles. 6 inches (153) conductor leads are to be furnished for termination to the overhead wiring system. The other compartment shall have a modular communications insert bezel installed and three modular communications inserts, as well as labeling.
 
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F.
25DTP-4D Series and AMDTP-4D Dedicated / Isolated Ground Series:
1.
Color:
 
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a.
Steel.
b.
Ivory baked enamel.
c.
Clear Anodized Aluminum.
2.
Length:
 
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a.
10 feet 5 inches (3.18 m).
b.
12 feet 5 inches (3.78 m).
c.
15 feet 5 inches (4.70 m).
3.
Cross Section: 2.25 inches by 2.3125 inches (57 mm by 59 mm).
4.
First compartment: factory wired with one duplex specification grade grounding type receptacle, for branch circuits and one dedicated circuit duplex isolated ground receptacle, both rated 20A, 125V NEMA 5-20R. Each receptacle shall be on a separate circuit (six wires total) with #12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles. 6 inches (152 mm) conductor leads are to be furnished for termination to the overhead wiring system. An 8 inches (203 mm) removable cover section shall be provided at the top of the power compartment to facilitate the hard wiring of the pole harness.
5.
Second Compartment: For field installation of telephone or data network cabling. An 8 inches (203mm) removable cover section at the bottom of this compartment shall be provided to assemble and mount communications connectors. This section shall be removable without dismantling or removing the Tele-Power Pole after installation. The cover section is to have six knockouts for modular voice-data jacks (RJ-type) and a 1.375 inches by 2.7 inches (35mm by 69mm) rectangular knockout for a modular furniture outlet. A "mouse hole" knockout with furnished grommet is to be included for straight through communication cable access. The Tele-Power Pole shall be 10 feet 5 inches (3.18m) long.
6.
Fittings: A full compliment of fittings for the Tele-Power Pole shall be available including, but not limited to, entrance end fitting for top of the electrical channel, ceiling trim plate, pole-mounting bracket, Velcro carpet gripper pad and adhesive pad. (If for air handling spaces, an entrance end fitting shall be furnished for the communications channel.)
7.
Add-On Device Covers and Compartments: The Tele-Power Poles shall be UL Listed for field modifications, changes and additions of receptacles, devices, and circuits. Field installed device covers shall be available to add duplex, single 1.40 inches (36 mm) and 1.59 inches (40 mm) diameter, and rectangular-type receptacles. These plates shall be color matched to the appropriate Tele-Power Pole.
8.
Add-on communication covers shall be available to mount workstation device faceplates, inserts, and specialty mounting bezels. The power pole manufacturer will provide a complete line of connectivity outlets with multi-media modular inserts for UTP, fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types.
9.
UTP inserts shall feature a unique recessed area for port labeling and shall be able to accommodate designation icon buttons or icon labels. Custom label capabilities shall be available using templates that can be downloaded from the Internet.
10.
Fiber Optic/Category 5 Cable Radius: There shall be a 2 inches (51 mm) controlled radius entrance fitting, which meets or exceeds the specifications for fiber optic and Category 5 cabling and TIA/EIA-569A requirements for communications pathways, entrance fitting for the 25DT and AMDT Series Tele-Power Poles.
11.
Add-On Device Covers: The Tele-Power Poles shall be UL Listed for field modifications, changes and additions of receptacles, devices and circuits. Field installed device plates shall be available to add duplex, single 1.40 inches (36 mm) and 1.59 inches (40 mm) diameter, and rectangular-type receptacles. These plates shall be ivory in color to match the Tele-Power Pole.
12.
Add-on communication covers shall be available to mount workstation device faceplates, inserts, and specialty mounting bezels. The power pole manufacturer will provide a complete line of connectivity outlets and multi-media modular inserts for UTP, fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types.
13.
UTP inserts shall feature a unique recessed area for port labeling and shall be able to accommodate designation icon buttons or icon labels. Custom label capabilities shall be available using templates that can be downloaded from the Internet.
 
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G.
30 Series:
1.
Color:
 
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a.
Steel.
b.
Ivory baked enamel.
2.
Length:
 
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a.
10 feet 5 inches (3.18m).
b.
12 feet 5 inches (3.78m).
3.
Cross section:
 
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a.
30TP-2V - 1.53 inches by 2.75 inches (39mm by 70mm).
b.
30TP-4V - 3 inches by 2.75 inches (76mm by 70mm).
4.
First Compartment: Factory wired with two duplex 20A, 125V NEMA 5-20R grounding type specification grade receptacles, and matched to the pole finish. Harness: Single circuit (2 conductor plus ground) with #12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles. 6 inches (152 mm) conductor leads are to be furnished for termination to the overhead wiring system.
5.
Second Compartment: For field installation of telephone or data network cabling. A 12 inches (305 mm) removable cover section in this compartment shall be provided to assemble and mount communications connectors. This section shall be removable without dismantling or removing the Tele-Power Pole after installation. The cover section is to have four knockouts for modular voice-data jacks (RJ-type) and a 1.375 inches by 2.7 inches (35mm by 69mm) rectangular knockout for a modular furniture outlet. A "mouse hole" knockout with furnished grommet is to be included for straight through communication cable access.
6.
Fittings: A full compliment of fittings for the Tele-Power Pole shall be available including, but not limited to, entrance end fitting for top of the electrical channel, ceiling trim plate, pole-mounting bracket, Velcro carpet gripper pad, and adhesive pad. (If for air handling spaces, an entrance end fitting shall be furnished for the communications channel.)
7.
Add-On Device Covers: The Tele-Power Poles shall be UL Listed for field modifications, changes and additions of receptacles, devices and circuits. Field installed device plates shall be available to add duplex, single 1.40 inches (36 mm) and 1.59 inches (40 mm) diameter, and rectangular-type receptacles. These plates shall be ivory in color to match the Tele-Power Pole.
8.
Add-on communication covers shall be available to mount workstation device faceplates, inserts, and specialty mounting bezels. The power pole manufacturer will provide a complete line of connectivity outlets and multi-media modular inserts for UTP, fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types.
9.
UTP inserts shall feature a unique recessed area for port labeling and shall be able to accommodate designation icon buttons or icon labels. Custom label capabilities shall be available using templates that can be downloaded from the Internet.
10.
Modular Communications Inserts Tele-Power Poles: The manufacturer shall provide a Tele-Power Pole with one compartment, factory wired with two duplex styles 20A, 125V NEMA 5-20R grounding-type specification grade receptacles, and colored to match the pole finish. Receptacles shall be UL tested to meet the performance requirements of Fed. Spec. W-C695G General Specification for Electrical Power Connectors and conform to NEMA Specification WD 1-7.01 to 7.10 "Heavy Duty General Use Grounding Receptacles". Receptacles shall also be UL Listed and be in compliance with UL 498. The harness is to be single circuit (2 conductor plus ground) with No.12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles. 6 inches (152 mm) conductor leads are to be furnished for termination to the overhead wiring system. The other compartment shall have a modular communications insert bezel installed and three modular communications inserts, as well as labeling.
 
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H.
Round ALTP Series:
1.
The Tele-Power Pole channel shall be a 2 inches (51mm) diameter round aluminum extrusion.
2.
Color:
 
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a.
ALTP-20W painted office white.
b.
ALTP-2P polished aluminum anodized.
c.
ALTP-2S satin anodized.
3.
The Tele-Power Pole shall be 10 feet 4 inches (3.17m) long.
4.
First compartment is to be factory wired with four single 15A, 125V NEMA 5-15R grounding type specification grade receptacles.
5.
Harness is to be single circuit (2 conductor plus ground) with #12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles. 6 inches (152 mm) conductor leads are to be furnished for termination to the overhead wiring system.
6.
Second compartment is to be for field installation of telephone or data network cabling. A 1/2 inch (12.7mm) trade size knockout and grommet is to be provided at the base of the pole for straight through communication cable access.
7.
Fittings: A full compliment of fittings for the Tele-Power Pole shall be available including, but not limited to, entrance end fitting for top of the electrical channel, ceiling trim plate, pole mounting bracket and foot assembly for carpet and hard surfaces.
 
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I.
NP600 Series:
1.
Color:
 
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a.
Anodized.
b.
Powder coated custom color (specify:_________).
2.
Length: All poles may be provided between 8 feet (2.4m) and 30 feet (9.14m) in length. (specify: ________).
3.
Cross section of 2.125 inches by 2.375 inches (54mm by 60mm).
4.
Compartments: Two separate compartments. Poles may be wired in either or both channels with wires suitable for 15, 20, or 30 amp circuits. Any channel may be wired with up to 12 duplex receptacles, with the number of circuits limited by the size of the utility box on the pole in accordance with this manufacturer's approvals. Receptacles shall be UL Listed or CSA Certified as applicable, and may be of any specified grade or style, and in standard, isolated ground, or surge form. The poles may also be used in conjunction with the Walkerflex Manufactured Wiring System. cUL Listed poles may be provided with up to two cord-ends per channel, with all components Canadian Certified. Cords are to be a maximum of 10 feet (3 m) long.
5.
Compartments intended for power wiring shall have the ends closed off by an outlet box, end plate, or foot. Power and communication or low voltage wiring shall be in separate channels. Receptacles shall be connected to an unbroken ground wire, which is either connected to the pole body or extends into the outlet box.
6.
Wiring:
 
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a.
Pole provided with wiring.
b.
Pole provided without wiring for subsequent routing of cables and conduit, according to this manufacturer's approvals.
7.
Fittings: A full compliment of fittings for the Tele-Power Pole shall be available including, but not limited to, utility box for the top of a power channel, end blanks, adjustable and non-adjustable feet c/w carpet gripper pad and adhesive pad, ceiling trim plate, pole mounting bracket, and pole adapter.
8.
Add-On Compartments: The Tele-Power Poles may be provided with up to two add-on compartments to provide additional channels. Poles may also be furnished fastened together through the sides to form a four channel side-by-side pole. The capacity of the add-on compartment is the same as one channel of the NP600.
9.
Communication Devices and Accessories: The manufacturer will provide a complete line of connectivity outlets with modular multi-media inserts for voice, data, video, audio, etc. with faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting. A complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels, snap in icon buttons and write-on station identification labels shall be available.
10.
UTP inserts shall feature a unique recessed area for port labeling and shall be able to accommodate designation icon buttons or icon labels. Custom label capabilities shall be available using templates that can be downloaded from the Internet.
 
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J.
NP800 Series:
1.
Color:
 
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a.
Anodized.
b.
Powder coated custom color (specify:_________).
2.
Length: All poles may be provided between 8 feet (2.4m) and 30 feet (9.14m) in length. (specify: ________).
3.
Cross section of 5 inches by 4.625 inches (127mm by 120mm).
4.
Compartments: Two separate compartments. Poles may be activated in either or both channels and wired with a maximum conductor size of #6 AWG. Any channel may be wired with up to 12 duplex receptacles, with the number of circuits limited by the size and number of utility boxes on the pole in accordance with this manufacturer's approvals. Receptacles shall be UL Listed or CSA Certified as applicable, and may be of any specified grade or style, and in standard, isolated ground, or surge form. The poles may also be used in conjunction with the Walkerflex Manufactured Wiring System. cUL Listed poles may be provided with up to three cord-ends per channel, with all components Canadian Certified. Cords are to be a maximum of 10 feet (3 m) long.
5.
Channels intended for power wiring shall have the ends closed off by an outlet box, end plate, or foot. Power and communication or low voltage wiring shall be in separate channels. Receptacles shall be connected to an unbroken ground wire, which is either connected to the pole body or extends into the outlet box.
6.
The NP800 Base shall have four integral ribs on either side of the divider to accept snap in divider sections. Snap in dividers shall be extruded 0.050 inches (1.27 mm) aluminum of the same length as the Tele-Power Pole. When snap in dividers are utilized, each new compartment constitutes a new channel.
7.
Wiring:
 
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a.
Pole provided with wiring.
b.
Pole provided without wiring for subsequent routing of cables and conduit, according to this manufacturer's approvals.
8.
Fittings: A full compliment of fittings for the Tele-Power Pole shall be available including, but not limited to, utility box for the top of a power channel, end blanks, adjustable and non-adjustable feet c/w carpet gripper pad and adhesive pad, ceiling trim plate, pole mounting bracket, and pole adapter.
9.
Communication Devices and Accessories: The manufacturer will provide a complete line of connectivity outlets and modular multi-media inserts for voice, data, video, audio, etc. with faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting. A complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels, snap in icon buttons, and write-on station identification labels shall be available.
10.
UTP inserts shall feature a unique recessed area for port labeling and shall be able to accommodate designation icon buttons or icon labels. Custom label capabilities shall be available using templates that can be downloaded from the Internet.
 
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2.4
ARCHITECTURAL SERVICE COLUMNS
A.
Vista Service Column as manufactured by Wiremold.
B.
Classification and Use: Architectural columns shall be suitable for use in dry interior locations only as covered in Article 380 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and shall be UL Listed under File No. E15191, and be listed by Canadian Underwriters (cUL).
C.
General: Architectural columns consisting of vertical chase and multi-outlet systems to provide a wire path and access point for communications and power. Systems shall consist of modular vertical channels and appropriate fittings as required for a complete assembly. Systems shall include a pre-punched support and aluminum end covers.
D.
Frame: Four-piece design with two center supports with snap-on covers and end caps, providing a total of three useable wire and cable channels. Mill finished 6063-T6 aluminum with satin anodized aluminum end caps. Covers and access panels may be painted over and are suitable for field painting. The aluminum extrusions will be a minimum thickness of 0.06 inch (1.5 mm), and steel covers .040 inch (1.0 mm). The system shall be available in 10 feet 6 inches (3.2 m) height. The system shall be available with an extension kit that includes aluminum tubes to allow for varying ceiling heights up to 15 feet (4.5 m). Access panels and covers up to a height of 30 inches (762 mm) above finished floor will provide access to wiring and devices. The frame supports shall be available with factory pre-punched hole cuts for communication receptacles and trade knockouts for electrical terminations.
1.
End Caps:
 
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a.
Design: Round.
b.
Design: Square.
2.
Material:
 
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a.
Snap-on steel.
b.
Snap on aluminum.
3.
Center Panels:
 
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a.
Painted steel.
b.
Aluminum.
c.
Stainless steel.
4.
Heights:
 
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a.
96 inches (2438 mm).
b.
30 inches (762 mm).
c.
24 inches (610 mm).
d.
6 inches (152 mm).
 
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5.
Adornment: Wood laminate.
6.
Adornment: Nonmetallic laminate.
7.
Adornment: Fabric.
8.
Adornment: Painted.
9.
Fittings: Provide internal braces with knockouts, snap in dividers and wire clips and ceiling and carpet trim pieces as scheduled or required.
10.
Multi-Outlet Wiring Harness: Consisting of 20 Amp 125 Volt NEMA 5-20R specification grade receptacles. The harnesses shall be available in single circuit (2 conductor plus ground) and alternating two circuit (3 conductor plus ground) wiring configuration as scheduled or required. Wiring shall be #12 AWG solid type THHN conductors, factory assembled to the receptacles.
 
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11.
Furniture Feed: Provide a plate with openings and knockouts providing the openings necessary for the architectural column to feed a modular furniture system.
 
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E.
Vista Consolidation Point as manufactured by Wiremold.
1.
One side shall be a metallic center panel, finished with laminate products or fabric. The other side shall be a lockable door to enclose the consolidation point.
a.
Communication Devices and Accessories: Provide Ortronics 110 to Mini or Pass and Seymour 110 to Mini patch panels.
b.
Size: 13.4 inches wide by 3.8 inches deep (340 mm by 96.5 mm).
c.
System Height: 10 feet 6 inches (3200 mm).
d.
Door: Provide a 60 inches (1524 mm) high door constructed of painted or anodized aluminum on the front side of the column. Equip door with handle as selected from manufacturer's currently available range.
 
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e.
Provide keyed lock.
 
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F.
Vista Architectural Column as manufactured by Wiremold. Provide furniture feed or wired receptacle harnesses and appropriate fittings.
1.
Sizes:
 
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a.
8.9 inches wide by 3.8 inches deep (226 mm by 96.5 mm).
b.
13.4 inches wide by 3.8 inches deep (340 mm by 96.5 mm).
2.
System Height: 10 feet 6 inches (3200 mm).
3.
Communication Devices and Accessories: Provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts for UTP, STP (150 ohm) Fiber Optic, Coaxial and other cabling types with faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting.
 
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4.
Lighting Bracket: Provide a bracket to attach commercially available light fixtures weighing no more than 10 lb (25 kg) to the column.
 
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2.5
MULTI-SERVICE IN-WALL BOX
A.
Multi-Service In-Wall Boxes: Provide construction box system for bringing power and low voltage devices to one location or to back feed surface wiring systems. System shall consist of in-the-wall boxes, mounting brackets, dividers, device mounting brackets, trim rings, and device plates for a complete installation in accordance with the Drawings and schedules.
B.
Classification and Use: Provide construction box system to be utilized in dry, interior locations only as defined by Article 300-15 of the National Electrical Code, as adopted by the National Fire Protection Association and approved by the American National Standards Institute. The box and system components shall be UL listed in accordance with UL 514A and UL 514C. The device mounting bracket shall be molded from color matching UL approved resin.
C.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold WallSource Multi Service Box by Wiremold.
 
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1.
Material: 0.050 inch (1.3 mm) thick galvanized steel with gray or ivory suitable for field painting.
2.
Material: 0.063 inches (1.6 mm) thick extruded aluminum with clear anodized finish.
D.
Boxes: Each box shall include the box, dividers and mounting brackets. Dimensions of each shall be a minimum of 32 cubic inches per gang. The box shall accommodate standard power and communication devices.
1.
The 2-gang box shall have knockouts located on top and bottom, 2-1/4 inches (57 mm) from the face to accommodate combinations of 1/2 inch, 3/4 inch, and 1 inch (13 mm, 19 mm and 25 mm) trade size conduits. Boxes of 4- or 6-gangs shall have knockouts to accommodate 1-1/2 inches (38 mm) trade size conduits.
2.
Box shall have a separate ground terminal provided in each gang.
3.
Box shall adjust for a flush installation with the finished wall. There shall be positive stops for surface mounting to 1/2 inch, 5/8 inch, 1 inch and 1-1/4 inches (13 mm, 16 mm, 25 mm and 32 mm) thick wallboard. Adjusting screws shall be located outside the box for adjustment prior to installation.
E.
Device Mounting Brackets: Self-leveling device mounting bracket shall accommodate standard power devices, connectivity inserts, and Wiremold 5507 series faceplates. Mounting bracket shall be available to accommodate other manufacturer's devices. Mounting bracket shall accommodate six power devices or 18 communications inserts. All faceplates, mounting brackets and trim rings shall be color matched.
F.
Communication Devices and Accessories: Box shall accommodate a complete line of connectivity outlets and modular inserts for UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6) STP (150 ohm) fiber optic, coaxial, and other cabling types with matching faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting. Where indicated, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
G.
Fiber Optic/UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6) Radius: The depth of the box shall accommodate a 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) cable bend radius, which meets or exceeds the specifications for fiber optic and UTP cabling and TIA/EIA-569A requirements for communications pathways. A 1 inch (25 mm) controlled radius storage loop shall be available.
H.
Device Covers: Device cover plates in the following configurations shall be available: duplex device cover plates, single 1.40 inch (36 mm) and 1.59 inches (40 mm) diameter receptacle cover plates, switch plates, GFCI cover plates, Sentrex surge receptacle cover plates and other rectangular faced plates. Single gang cover plates shall be modular in design.
I.
Support Bracket: Provide support bracket for mounting on 16 inches (406 mm) on center studs on boxes with more than two gangs.
J.
Dividers: Dividers shall be removable without any tools.
 
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2.6
FLOOR BOXES FOR ABOVE-GRADE CONCRETE FLOORS, RAISED FLOORS AND WOOD FLOORS
A.
Classification and Use: Floor boxes shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to meet UL 514A and/or UL 514C and Canadian Standard C22.2, No. 18.1-04 and 18.2-06 and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Listing Mark. Floor boxes shall also have been tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. and classified for fire resistance and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Classification Mark. Devices shall be classified for use in 2-hour rated, unprotected reinforced concrete floors and 2-hour rated floors employing unprotected steel floor units and concrete toppings (D900 Series Designs) or concrete floors with suspended ceilings (fire resistive designs with suspended ceilings should have provisions for accessibility in the ceiling below the floor boxes). Floor boxes shall also conform to the standards set in Section 300-21 of the National Electrical Code. Floor boxes shall meet UL scrub water requirements, but are not suitable for wet or damp locations, or other areas subject to saturation with water or other liquids such as commercial kitchens. Floor boxes shall also have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards for scrub water exclusion when used on tile, bare concrete, terrazzo, wood, and carpet covered floors. Floor boxes shall be suitable for use in air handling spaces in accordance with Section 300-22 (C) of the National Electrical Code.
B.
Floor Boxes, General: Evolution Series Floor Boxes for use on above grade concrete floors, raised floors or wood floors. Provide boxes with a component to permit installation in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be compatible with complete line of Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts.
1.
Floor boxes provide the interface between power, communication and audio/video (A/V) cabling in above-grade floors, on-grade concrete floors, raised floors, wood floors, and fire-classified floors and the workstation or activation location where power and communication and/or A/V device outlets are required. Boxes shall provide recessed device outlets that will not obstruct the floor area. Refer to Drawings for size and types.
2.
Floor boxes shall permit all wiring to be completed at floor level. The FC models shall be used as defined by the UL Fire Resistance Directory at a minimum spacing of 24 inches (610 mm) on center.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain any of the following seven paragraphs whose products are incorporated into the project and delete the others. Delete if not required.
 
C.
Model EFB45S Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use on above grade concrete floors, raised floors and wood floors with the same product. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB45-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed white enamel finished interior. Boxes shall be 12-1/16 L x 9-3/16 W x 5-15/16 H inch (306 x 233 x 151 mm). Provide boxes with provisions that enable installation into concrete floors, raised floors, or wood floors without having to purchase additional components or accessories. Provide boxes with four independent wiring compartments that allow for up to four receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have the ability to expand to five independent wiring compartments by changing out the mounting brackets module. Boxes shall accept standard size single gang, 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 inch (70 x 114 mm), double gang, 4-9/16 x 4-1/2 inch (116 x 114 mm) and triple gang, 6-3/8 x 4-1/2 inch (162 x 114 mm) wall plates. Boxes shall permit feed to adjacent compartments. Each of the two outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 28 cu inch (459 ml). Each of the two center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 34 cu inch (557 ml). Each of the four compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inch (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with a removable compartment to facilitate installation and moves, additions, and changes. The compartments shall be removable from the top and back of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with removable knockout plates to allow for the maximum cable pass-through area. The cable pass-through area shall be a minimum of 11-5/8 sq inches (7500 sq mm). The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: four 3/4 inch (19 mm) trade size, four 1 inch (25 mm) trade size, three 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) trade size, and one 2 inch (51 mm) trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Equip boxes with toggle clamps to allow box to be secured to raised and wood floors. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFB-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
D.
Model EFB45S-OG Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in above grade and on-grade floor applications. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB45-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy designed for use on metal reinforcement bar and related accessories before encapsulation in concrete, and be approved for use on-grade and above grade floors. Boxes shall be 12-1/16 L 9-3/16 W x 5-15/16 H inch (306 x 233 x 151 mm). Provide boxes with four independent wiring compartments that allow for up to four duplex receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Box shall have the ability to expand to five independent wiring compartments by changing out the mounting brackets module. Boxes shall have removable and relocatable dividers to permit custom configuration of compartments as well as permit feed to adjacent compartments. Each of the two outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 28 cu inch (455 ml). Each of the two (2) center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 34-in3 (455ml). Each of the four compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inch (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation. The compartments shall be removable from the top of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: six 1 inch (25 mm) trade size, three 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) trade size, and two, 2 inch (51 mm) trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept standard size single gang, 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 inch (70 x 114 mm), double gang (4-9/16 x 4-1/2 inch (116 x 114 mm), and triple gang 6-3/8 x 4-1/2 inch (162 x 114 mm) wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFB-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
E.
Model EFB45S-FC Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in two-hour fire-rated concrete floors. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB45-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed white enamel finished interior. Boxes shall be 12-1/16 L 9-3/16 W x 5-15/16 H inch (306 x 233 x 151 mm). Provide boxes with a 18-11/16 L x 16-3/8 W x 15-1/16 H inch (475 x 416 x 383 mm) sheet metal concrete pan to ensure that 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) of concrete surrounds the box. Provide boxes with four independent wiring compartments that allow for up to four receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Box shall have the ability to expand to five independent wiring compartments by changing out the mounting brackets module. Boxes shall have removable and repositionable dividers to permit feed to adjacent compartments and reconfiguration of devices. Each of the compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 53 cu inch (860 ml). Each of the four compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inch (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with four intumescent services feed stems with a 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 3 inch (76 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept standard size single gang 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 inch (70 x 114 mm), double gang 4-9/16 x 4-1/2 inch (116 x 114 mm), and triple gang 6-3/8 x 4-1/2 inch (162 x 114 mm) wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFB-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
F.
Model EFB45S-FC12 Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in two-hour fire-rated concrete floors. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB45-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed white enamel finished interior. Boxes shall be 12-1/16 L 9-3/16 W x 5-15/16 H inch (306 x 233 x 151 mm). Provide boxes with a 18-11/16 L x 16-3/8 W x 15-1/16 H inch (475 x 416 x 383 mm) sheet metal concrete pan to ensure that 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) of concrete surrounds the box. Provide boxes with four independent wiring compartments that allow for up to four receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Box shall have the ability to expand to five independent wiring compartments by changing out the mounting brackets module. Boxes shall have removable and repositionable dividers to permit feed to adjacent compartments and reconfiguration of devices. Each of the compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 53 cu inch (860 ml). Each of the four compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inch (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with four intumescent services feed stems. Two of the intumescent service feed stems shall have a 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) pass-through channel and two intumescent service feed stems shall have a 2 inch (51 mm) pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 3 inch (76 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept standard size single gang 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 inch (70 x 114 mm), double gang 4-9/16 x 4-1/2 inch (116 x 114 mm), and triple gang 6-3/8 x 4-1/2 inch (162 x 114 mm) wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFB-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
G.
Model EFB6S Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use on above grade concrete floors, raised floors and wood floors with the same product. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed enamel finished interior (white). Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 13-7/8 inches W x 4-3/16 inches H (385mm x 351mm x 107 mm). Provide boxes with provisions that enable installation into concrete floors, raised floors, or wood floors without having to purchase additional components or accessories. Provide boxes with six independent wiring compartments that allow for up to six receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have removable and relocatable dividers to permit custom configuration of compartments as well as permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the four outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 32 in3 (524 ml). Each of the two center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 38.5 in3 (630 ml). Each of the six compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-7/8 inches (98 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation and moves, additions, and changes. The compartments shall be removable from the top and back of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with removable knockout plates to allow for the maximum cable pass-through area. The cable pass-through area shall be a minimum of 6-15/16 in2 (176 mm2). The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: ten 1 inch trade size, six 1-1/4 inch trade size, six 3/4 inch trade size, and two 2 inch trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Equip boxes with toggle clamps to allow box to be secured to raised and wood floors. The box shall be able to accept 2-3/4 inch x 4-1/2 inch standard size wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
H.
Model EFB6S-OG Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in above grade and on-grade floor applications. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy designed for use on metal reinforcement bar and related accessories before encapsulation in concrete, and be approved for use on-grade and above grade floors. Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 13-7/8 inches W x 4-3/16 inches H (385 mm x 351 mm x 107 mm). Provide boxes with six independent wiring compartments that allow for up to six duplex receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have removable and relocatable dividers to permit custom configuration of compartments as well as permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the four outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 32 in3 (524 ml). Each of the two center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 38.5 in3 (630 ml). Each of the six compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-7/8 inches (98 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation. The compartments shall be removable from the top of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: ten 1 inch trade size, six 1-1/4 inch trade size, and six 3/4 inch trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept 2-3/4 inches x 4-1/2 inches standard size wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn lock, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn lock receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
I.
Model EFB6S-FC Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in 2-hour fire-rated concrete floors. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed enamel finished interior (white). Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 13-7/8 inches W x 4-3/16 inches H (385 mm x 351 mm x 107 mm). Provide boxes with a 21-3/4 inches L x 17-1/4 inches W x 6-1/2 inches H (552 mm x 438 mm x 165 mm) sheet metal concrete pan to ensure that 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) of concrete surrounds the box. Provide boxes with six independent wiring compartments that allow for up to six receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the four outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 32 in3 (524 ml). Each of the two center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 38.5 in3 (630 ml). Each of the six compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-7/8 inches (98 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with four intumescent services feed stems with a 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept 2-3/4 inches x 4-1/2 inches standard size wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain any of the following three paragraphs whose products are incorporated into the project and delete the others. Delete if not required.
 
J.
Model EFB8S Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use on above grade concrete floors, raised floors and wood floors with the same product. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed enamel finished interior (white). Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 12-3/4 inches W x 6-1/16 inches H (385 mm x 324 mm x 154 mm). Provide boxes with provisions that enable installation into concrete floors, raised floors, or wood floors without having to purchase additional components or accessories. Provide boxes with eight independent wiring compartments that allow for up to eight receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall accept standard size single gang (2-3/4 inches x 4-1/2 inches), double gang (4-9/16 inches x 4-1/2 inches), and triple gang (6-3/8 inches x 4-1/2 inches) wall plates. Boxes shall permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the four outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 28 in3 (455 ml). Each of the four center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 34 in3 (524 ml). Each of the eight compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation and moves, additions, and changes. The compartments shall be removable from the top and back of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with removable knockout plates to allow for the maximum cable pass-through area. The cable pass-through area shall be a minimum of 11-5/8 in2 (7500 mm2). The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: four 3/4 inch trade size, eight 1 inch trade size, six 1-1/4 inch trade size, and two 2 inch trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Equip boxes with toggle clamps to allow box to be secured to raised and wood floors. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFBS-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
K.
Model EFB8S-OG Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in above grade and on-grade floor applications. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy designed for use on metal reinforcement bar and related accessories before encapsulation in concrete, and be approved for use on-grade and above grade floors. Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 12-5/8 inches W x 6-1/16 inches H (385 mm x 321 mm x 154 mm). Provide boxes with eight independent wiring compartments that allow for up to eight duplex receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have removable and relocatable dividers to permit custom configuration of compartments as well as permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the four outer compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 28 in3 (455 ml). Each of the four center compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 34 in3 (455 ml). Each of the eight compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation. The compartments shall be removable from the top of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: twelve 1 inch trade size, six 1-1/4 inch trade size, and four 2 inch trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept standard size single gang (2-3/4 inches x 4-1/2 inches), double gang (2-3/4 inches x 4-1/2 inches), and triple gang (6-3/8 inches x 4-1/2 inches) wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFBS-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
L.
Model EFB8S-FC Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in 2-hour fire-rated concrete floors. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed enamel finished interior (white). Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 13-7/8 inches W x 4-3/16 inches H (385 mm x 351 mm x 107 mm). Provide boxes with a 21-3/4 inches L x 17-1/4 inches W x 6-1/2 inches H (552 mm x 438 mm x 165 mm) sheet metal concrete pan to ensure that 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) of concrete surrounds the box. Provide boxes with eight independent wiring compartments that allow for up to eight receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have removable and repositionable dividers to permit feed to adjacent compartments and reconfiguration of devices. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 53 in3 (860 ml). Each of the eight compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation. Provide boxes with four intumescent services feed stems with a 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. The box shall be able to accept standard size single gang (2-3/4 inches x 4-1/2 inches), double gang (4-9/16 inches x 4-1/2 inches), and triple gang (6-3/8 inches x 4-1/2 inches) wall plates. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFBS-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain any of the following three paragraphs whose products are incorporated into the project and delete the others. Delete if not required.
 
M.
Model EFB10S Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use on above grade concrete floors, raised floors and wood floors with the same product. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed enamel finished interior (white). Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 12-3/4 inches W x 6-1/16 inches H (385 mm x 324 mm x 154 mm). Provide boxes with provisions that enable installation into concrete floors, raised floors, or wood floors without having to purchase additional components or accessories. Provide boxes with 10 independent wiring compartments that allow for up to 10 receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Six of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 23-1/2 in3 (597 ml). Four of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 27 in3 (686 ml). Each of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation and moves, additions, and changes. The compartments shall be removable from the top and back of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with removable knockout plates to allow for the maximum cable pass-through area. The cable pass-through area shall be a minimum of 11-5/8 in2 (7500 mm2). The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: four 3/4 inch trade size, ten 1 inch trade size, eight 1-1/4 inch trade size, and two 2 inch trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Equip boxes with toggle clamps to allow box to be secured to raised and wood floors. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFBS-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
N.
Model EFB10S-OG Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in above grade and on-grade floor applications. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy designed for use on metal reinforcement bar and related accessories before encapsulation in concrete, and be approved for use on-grade and above grade floors. Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 12-5/8 inches W x 6-1/16 inches H (385 mm x 321 mm x 154 mm). Provide boxes with 10 independent wiring compartments that allow for up to 10 duplex receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have removable and relocatable dividers to permit custom configuration of compartments as well as permit feed to adjacent compartments. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Six of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 23-1/2 in3 (597 ml). Four of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 27 in3 (686 ml). Each of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation. The compartments shall be removable from the top of the floor box. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: 14 1 inch trade size, six 1-1/4 inch trade size, and four 2 inch trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFBS-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
O.
Model EFB10S-FC Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in 2-hour fire-rated concrete floors. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (EFB610-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall have a polyester based backed enamel finished interior (white). Boxes shall be 15-3/16 inches L x 13-7/8 inches W x 4-3/16 inches H (385 mm x 351 mm x 107 mm). Provide boxes with a 21-3/4 inches L x 17-1/4 inches W x 6-1/2 inches H (552 mm x 438 mm x 165 mm) sheet metal concrete pan to ensure that 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) of concrete surrounds the box. Provide boxes with 10 independent wiring compartments that allow for up to 10 receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. Boxes shall have removable and repositionable dividers to permit feed to adjacent compartments and reconfiguration of devices. Boxes shall permit feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box through a tunnel. Each of the compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 53 in3 (860 ml). Each of the 10 compartments shall have a minimum depth of 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) behind the plate. Provide boxes with two cable guides to organize and maintain the cables egress out of the box. Provide boxes with removable compartments to facilitate installation. The compartments shall be removable from the top of the floor box. Provide boxes with four intumescent services feed stems with a 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2-1/2 inch (64 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inches (12.7 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Include mounting brackets with the boxes that will accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade, 20 amp turn loc, 30 amp straight blade and 30 amp turn loc receptacles. Boxes shall have the ability to accommodate a bracket (EFB-50A) allowing for one 50-amp receptacle. Boxes shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Retain either of the following two paragraphs whose products are incorporated into the project and delete the other one.
 
P.
Model EFBFF Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use on above grade concrete floors, raised floors and wood floors with the same product. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (FP-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be 7-1/16 L x 6-5/8 W x 4-1/8 H inch (179 x 168 x 105 mm). Provide boxes with provisions that enable installation into concrete floors, raised floors, or wood floors without having to purchase additional components or accessories. Provide boxes with two independent wiring compartments that allow for power, communication and/or audio/video services. Each of the two wiring compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 64-1/2 cu inch (1056 ml). The box shall be equipped with a metal divider to separate the services and maintain code requirements. The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: four 1/2 inch (13 mm) trade size, four 3/4 inch (19 mm) trade size, one, 1 inch (25 mm) trade size, six 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) trade size, one, 1-1/2 inch (38 mm) trade size, and two 2 inch (51 mm) trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment. Equip boxes with toggle clamps to allow box to be secured to raised and wood floors.
Q.
Model EFBFF-OG Floor Boxes: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in above grade and on-grade floor applications. Boxes shall have the ability to accept a component (FP-CTR) that will allow the box to be installed in polished concrete or terrazzo floors. Boxes shall be painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy designed for use on metal reinforcement bar and related accessories before encapsulation in concrete, and be approved for use on-grade and above grade floors. Boxes shall be 7-1/16 L x 6-5/8 W x 4-1/8 H inch (179 x 168 x 105 mm). Provide boxes with provisions that enable installation into concrete floors, raised floors, or wood floors without having to purchase additional components or accessories. Provide boxes with two independent wiring compartments that allow for power, communication and/or audio/video services. Each of the two wiring compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 64-1/2 cu inch (1056 ml). The box shall be equipped with a metal divider to separate the services and maintain code requirements. The box shall contain the following number of knockouts: four 1/2 inch (13 mm) trade size, four 3/4 inch (19 mm) trade size, one 1 inch (25 mm) trade size, six 1-1/4 inch (32 mm) trade size, one 1-1/2 inch (38 mm) trade size, and two 2 inch (51 mm) trade size. Boxes shall be fully adjustable, accommodating a maximum 2 inch (51 mm) pre-concrete pour and a maximum 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-concrete pour adjustment.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
R.
Activation Covers: Manufactured of die-cast aluminum. Activation covers shall be available in surface mount and flush versions. Provide covers with two gaskets (one for carpet and one for tile) to go under the trim flange to maintain scrub watertightness. Covers shall be 16-15/16 inches x 12-1/2 inches x 3/16 inches (430 mm x 318 mm x 4 mm). Covers shall be available with a carpet recess area or a solid lid. Secure the cover to the flange and enable cover to rotate greater than 180 degrees to reduce trip hazards and provide maximum amount of working space. Provide covers with spring-loaded self-closing slide egress doors to reduce egress opening when cables are exiting and reduce trip hazards. Each of the two egress openings shall have a minimum of 4 in2 (102 mm2), or a minimum of 8 in2 (203 mm2) per cover assembly. Cover finish shall be as follows:
1.
Powder Coat Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for color not required.
 
a.
Color: Black.
b.
Color: Gray.
c.
Color: Brass.
d.
Color: Nickel.
e.
Color: Bronze.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required
 
S.
Evolution EFB45BT and EFB45CT Series Covers: Manufactured of die-cast aluminum. Activation covers shall be available in surface mount and flush versions. Provide covers with two gaskets, one for carpet and one for tile, to go under the trim flange to maintain scrub watertightness. Covers shall be 13-7/8 x 9-15/16 x 3/16 inch (352 x 252 x 4 mm). Covers shall be available with a carpet recess area or a solid lid. Secure the cover to the flange and enable cover to rotate greater than 180 degrees to reduce trip hazards and provide maximum amount of working space. Provide covers with spring-loaded self-closing slide egress doors to reduce egress opening when cables are exiting and reduce trip hazards. Each of the two egress openings shall have a minimum of 2 sq inch (102 sq mm), or a minimum of 4 sq inch (203 sq mm) per cover assembly.
1.
Powder Coat Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for color not required.
 
a.
Aluminum.
b.
Black.
c.
Brass.
d.
Bronze.
e.
Gray.
f.
Nickel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required
 
T.
Evolution EFB610BT and EFB610CT Series Covers: Manufactured of die-cast aluminum. Activation covers shall be available in surface mount and flush versions. Provide covers with two gaskets, one for carpet and one for tile, to go under the trim flange to maintain scrub watertightness. Covers shall be 16-15/16 x 12-1/2 x 3/16 inch (430 x 318 x 4 mm). Covers shall be available with a carpet recess area or a solid lid. Secure the cover to the flange and enable cover to rotate greater than 180 degrees to reduce trip hazards and provide maximum amount of working space. Provide covers with spring-loaded self-closing slide egress doors to reduce egress opening when cables are exiting and reduce trip hazards. Each of the two egress openings shall have a minimum of 4 sq inch (2580 sq mm), or a minimum of 8 sq inch (5161 sq mm) per cover assembly.
1.
Powder Coat Finish:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete options for color not required.
 
a.
Aluminum
b.
Black
c.
Brass
d.
Bronze
e.
Gray
f.
Nickel
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.7
FLOOR BOXES FOR ON-GRADE AND ABOVE-GRADE CONCRETE FLOORS
A.
Classification and Use: Provide floor boxes approved for use in concrete floor construction. Boxes shall be approved for above grade (stamped steel) and on grade (epoxy coated stamped steel (spec locker), cast iron or nonmetallic) applications. Floor boxes shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to meet UL514A and Canadian Standard C22.2 and shall bear the appropriate label. Floor boxes shall conform to the standard set in the National Electrical Code. Multi-compartment box shall have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards for scrub water exclusion when used on tile, terrazzo, wood, and carpet covered floors.
B.
Configurations: Boxes shall be available in one-, two-, or three-gang configurations or a single unit with two to eleven independent wiring compartments and available in stamped steel, epoxy coated stamped steel, nonmetallic and cast iron versions. Boxes shall be available in deep and shallow versions. Boxes shall provide pre- and post-pour adjustments. Multiple gang boxes shall also provide a removable barrier between the individual compartments for greater capacity when required. Refer to Drawings for size and types.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete product not required.
 
1.
Acceptable Product: Resource RFB4 Series Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: Resource RFB4-SS Series Shallow Stamped Steel Floor Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: Resource RFB4E Series Shallow Stamped Steel Floor Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
4.
Acceptable Product: Resource RFB4E-OG Series Shallow Epoxy Coated Stamped Steel Floor Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
5.
Acceptable Product: 880 Omnibox Series Floor Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
6.
Acceptable Product: 880 Series Cast Iron Round Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
7.
Acceptable Product: 800 Series Cast Iron Round Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
8.
Acceptable Product: 880MP Series Nonmetallic Rectangular Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
9.
Acceptable Product: 881 Series Nonmetallic Round Floor Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** New. The RFB6E and RFB6E-OG versions which accept our Evolution Series Round Cover. This is the only Floor Box product that has this functionality. Delete if not required.
 
C.
Configuration:
1.
The box shall be 13-1/8 inches L by 12-1/2 inches W by 3-1/4 inches H (333 mm by 317 mm by 83 mm). Provide the box with six independent wiring compartments that allow capacity for up to six duplex receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services. The box shall permit feed through tunneling from adjacent compartments through 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) grommet openings. Two of the six compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 23 cu in (376cu c m), and four compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 52cu in (850cu c m). Four of the six compartments shall have a minimum of 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) of space behind the device plates, and two of the six compartments shall have a minimum of 2-3/8 inches (60 mm) of space behind the device plates. The box shall contain the following number of conduit knockouts: twelve 3/4 inch (19.1 mm), four 1 inch (25 mm), and twelve 1-1/4 inches (32 mm). The box shall be fully adjustable, providing a maximum of 1-3/8 inches (35 mm) pre-pour adjustment, and a maximum of 3/4 inch (19.1 mm) after-pour adjustment. The box shall include a series of device mounting plates that will accept both duplex power devices as well as plates that will accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular adapters, and other open system devices.
2.
Acceptable Product: Resource RFB6E Series Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
a.
Manufactured from stamped steel and approved for use on above grade floors.
3.
Acceptable Product: Resource RFB6E-OG Epoxy Painted Series Boxes for Concrete Floors by Wiremold.
a.
Manufactured from stamped steel and painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy designed for use on metal reinforcement bar and related accessories before encapsulation in concrete, and approved for use on grade and above grade floors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Cover:
1.
Acceptable Product: FloorPort FPCT, FPBT, FPFFT and FPFFTC Series Covers: Manufactured of die-cast aluminum or die-cast zinc, and available in brushed aluminum finish and powder-coated paint finishes (black, gray, bronze, nickel and brass). Activation covers shall be available in flanged and flangeless versions. Covers shall be available with options for tile or carpet inserts, or flush covers. The cover's hinge shall allow for the cover to open 180 degrees. The furniture feed covers shall come equipped with one 1 inch (25 mm) trade size screw plug opening and one combination 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) and 2 inches (52 mm) trade size screw plug.
a.
Flanged covers shall be 7-3/4 inches L by 6-9/16 inches W (197 mm by 167 mm).
b.
Flangeless covers shall be 6-3/4 inches L by 5-9/16 inches W (171 mm by 142 mm).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** 6CT, 6CTC, 6CFFTC, 8CTC, and 8CT Series Covers. Delete if not required.
 
2.
Acceptable Product: Manufactured of die-cast aluminum alloy and available in powder-coated gray, black, brass, nickel or bronze finish. The covers shall be available in carpet and tile versions. Provide covers with two gaskets (one for carpet and one for tile) to go under the trim flange to maintain scrub water tightness. The carpet covers shall be surface mounted and the tile covers shall be flush with the finished floor covering. The covers shall have spring loaded slides to allow cables to egress out of the unit and maintain as small an egress opening as possible.
a.
The activation cover for the 8CTC, and 8CT series shall be 9-1/4 inches (235 mm) in diameter.
b.
The activation cover for the 6CT, 6CTC series shall be 7-1/4 inches (184 mm) in diameter.
c.
The activation cover for the 6CFFTC series shall be 7-3/4 inches (197 mm) in diameter.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Metallic Floor Boxes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following six paragraphs. Cast-iron option is not available for wood floors.
 
1.
Material: Stamped steel, formed; 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-pour adjustment.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** RFB4E Floor Box. Delete if not required.
 
2.
Material: Stamped steel, formed; 2 inches (51 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 3/4-inch (19 mm) post-pour adjustment.
3.
Material: Stamped steel and painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy; 2 inches (51 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 3/4-inch (19 mm) post-pour adjustment.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** RFB4E-OG Floor Box. Delete if not required.
 
4.
Material: Stamped steel and painted with a fusion-bonded epoxy; box interior and exterior painted; 1-3/8 inches (35 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 3/4 inch (19 mm) post-pour adjustment.
5.
Material: Cast iron; box interior and exterior painted; 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-pour adjustment.
6.
Material: Epoxy coated cast iron; box interior and exterior painted; 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-pour adjustment.
7.
Box Type: Rectangular.
8.
Box Type: Round.
9.
Service: Single.
10.
Service: Dual.
11.
Service: Multiple.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items not required.
 
12.
Gang Capacity: 1 gang.
13.
Gang Capacity: 2 gangs.
14.
Gang Capacity: 3 gangs (880 Omnibox Series).
15.
Gang Capacity: 4 gangs (RFB4 Series).
16.
Gang Capacity: 6 gangs (RFB6 Series).
17.
Gang Capacity: 9 gangs (RFB9 Series).
18.
Gang Capacity: 11 gangs (RFB11 Series).
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** First item below is for RFB Series; second is for Omnibox Series; third is either series. Delete items not required.
 
19.
Cover Construction: Die-cast aluminum.
20.
Cover Construction: Metal/polycarbonate.
21.
Cover Construction: Brass.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items not required.
 
22.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Black on steel.
23.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed brass.
24.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed aluminum.
25.
Cover Plate and Flange Applications: To match floor box configuration.
26.
Flanges shall accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts. Where indicated, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
27.
Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange through the use of a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
F.
Nonmetallic Floor Boxes: Boxes shall be manufactured through the use of injection molded Geon M3900 PVC material. The box shall be round or rectangular in shape. Box shall allow for ganging of boxes together through the dovetail, interlocking mechanism. Knockouts shall be provided on the side walls of each box to provide for pass-through capability between each gang. Box shall also have concrete depth markings on the exterior of the box to indicate box depth at the time of the pour. Box shall also provide graduated cubic inch markings on the interior of the box to indicate volume capacity at the appropriate box depth.
1.
Concrete Depth: 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) minimum; 6 inches (152 mm) maximum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items not required.
 
2.
Service: Dual (881 Series).
3.
Service: Multiple (880 MP Series).
4.
Floor Box Shape:
a.
Rectangular.
b.
Round.
5.
Knockouts:
a.
Rectangular floor boxes shall provide two 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) openings, adjustable to accommodate 1/2 inch (13 mm), 3/4 inch (19 mm) and 1 inch (25 mm) trade size conduits.
b.
Round floor boxes shall provide four 1 inch (25mm) conduit opening to feed cabling to the box. Box shall provide the means to reduce this opening to fit 3/4 inch (19 mm) and 1/2 inch (13 mm) conduit sizes.
6.
Box shall be equipped with a high impact mudcap to protect the box from damage and prevent concrete entry during the pour and debris entry after the pour. Box shall also provide ratchet teeth-(spec locker) along interior box walls to attach cover. Box shall include internal spacer to prevent deformation of the box sidewalls when high temperature additives are used in the concrete pour.
7.
Adjusting rings shall be used to attach flanges and covers to the floor box body. Adjusting ring shall have ratchet teeth to align with the teeth on box wall to connect box body without the use of adhesive or mechanical fasteners. Adjusting ring shall provide for 10 degrees of adjustment after concrete pour to adjust to various concrete conditions and floor finishes. Provide brass inserts to mount finish flanges to box body. Adjusting ring shall also provide for grounding locations using brass inserts.
8.
Adjusting ring shall provide the ability to accept a modular connectivity system. Modular communication inserts shall snap directly into the adjusting ring openings. Adjusting ring for the rectangular box shall provide a fiber storage loop to maintain proper fiber optic bend radius control and excess fiber storage. Each adjusting ring shall except up to six connectivity activation locations. Adjusting ring shall allow modular connectivity inserts to be mounted recessed and protected when not in use.
9.
Covers and Flanges: Flanges shall be available in one-, two-, and three-gang applications. Rectangular flanges for brass, brushed aluminum and nonmetallic cover plates shall be available in one-, two-, and three-gang applications. Round flanges for brass, brushed aluminum and nonmetallic covers plates shall be available in single and multiservice applications. Each flange shall provide 1/2 inch (13 mm) of adjustment to accommodate various floor coverings and concrete depths.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete items not required.
 
10.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Black on steel.
11.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed brass.
12.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed aluminum.
13.
Flanges shall accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts.
14.
Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange using a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
G.
Multi-Compartment Floor Boxes: Two to eleven independent wiring compartments allow up to eleven duplex receptacles/communications services; tunneling feature allows internal wiring to various compartments.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Cast iron not available in shallow depth. Delete depth not required.
 
1.
Depth: Deep.
2.
Depth: Shallow.
3.
Boxes shall provide a series of device mounting plates that will accept duplex power devices, audio/visual devices as well as plates that will accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts. Where scheduled, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
4.
Activation Covers shall be available with options for tile or carpet inserts, blank covers, or covers with concentric 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) and 2 inches (51 mm) trade size plug openings for furniture feed applications as scheduled.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
a.
Activation Cover: Die-cast aluminum - Flanged.
b.
Activation Cover: Die-cast aluminum - Flangeless.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete two of the following three paragraphs.
 
c.
Activation Cover Finish: Brushed aluminum.
d.
Activation Cover Finish: Black powder-coated.
e.
Activation Cover Finish: Brass plated finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.8
FIRE CLASSIFIED FLOOR BOXES FOR ON-GRADE AND ABOVE-GRADE CONCRETE FLOORS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Fire classified floor box use is limited by the UL Fire Resistance Directory to a minimum spacing of 2 feet (610mm) on center and not more than one device per 4 square feet (.372m2) of floor area in each span. Nonmetallic Fire Classified Floor Box use is limited by the UL Fire Resistance Directory to a minimum spacing of 2 feet (610 mm) on center and not more than one device per 65 square feet (6 square meters) of floor area in each span.
 
A.
Classification and Use: Floor boxes shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to comply with UL 263 for fire rating, UL 514A and/or UL 514C and Canadian Standard C22.2, No. 18-98 and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Listing Mark. Fire classified floor boxes shall also have been tested by UL and classified for fire resistance and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Classification Mark. The floor boxes shall conform to the standards set forth in the National Electrical Code, Section 300-21.
1.
Fire Rated Floor boxes shall be classified for use in up to 2-hour rated floors and up to 2 hour rated floors employing unprotected steel floor units and, or concrete floors with suspended ceilings. Fire resistive designs with suspended ceilings shall have provisions for accessibility in the ceiling below the floor boxes.
2.
Floor boxes shall have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards for scrub water exclusion when used on tile, terrazzo, wood, and carpet covered floors.
3.
These devices are not suitable for wet or damp locations, or other areas subject to saturation with water or other liquids such as commercial kitchens.
4.
Floor boxes shall be suitable for use in air handling spaces in accordance with Section 300-22C of the National Electrical Code.
B.
Configurations:
1.
Fire classified floor boxes provide an interface between power, communication and audio/visual (A/V) cabling in an above grade concrete floor and the workstation or activation location where power, communication and/or A/V device outlets are required. These devices provide flush and recessed outlets that will not obstruct the floor area. Refer to the Drawings for types.
2.
Fully Adjustable Boxes: Each floor box model is adjustable both before and after the concrete pour.
3.
Fire classified floor boxes shall be compatible with the complete line of Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, or Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** In the following paragraph, retain only those products that are to be incorporated into the project and delete the others.
 
C.
Omnibox 880 Series Fire Classified Floor Boxes: Boxes shall be available in one-, two-, or three-gang configurations and available in a stamped-steel version. Boxes shall be rectangular in shape. All boxes shall provide pre- and post-pour adjustment. All boxes shall provide a removable barrier between the individual compartments for greater capacity when required or scheduled. Capacity per gang shall be rated for four #12 AWG Type THHN Power Conductors or 48 #23 AWG (6 Cat. 6) Tele Data Conductors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete model not required.
 
1.
One-Gang Floor Box: Model 8801S-FC Fire Classified Floor Boxes as manufactured by Wiremold.
2.
Two-Gang Floor Box: Model 8802S-FC Fire Classified Floor Boxes as manufactured by Wiremold.
3.
Three-Gang Floor Box: Model 8803S-FC Fire Classified Floor Boxes as manufactured by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** In the following paragraph, retain only those products that are to be incorporated into the project and delete the others.
 
4.
Body: Boxes shall be manufactured from stamped steel and formed. Boxes shall be available in one-, two-, or three-gang configurations. Adjustment range over deck of 2 inches (51mm) minimum to 5 inches (127mm) maximum. Overall box dimensions shall be as follows:
a.
One-Gang: 4-13/16 inches (122 mm) W by 3-3/4 inches (95 mm) L.
b.
Two-Gang: 4-13/16 inches (122 mm) W by 7-1/8 inches (184 mm) L.
c.
Three-Gang: 4-13/16 inches (122 mm) W by 12 inches (305mm) L.
5.
One-Gang Boxes: Boxes shall provide 53 cu in (869 ml) of device wiring chamber volume.
a.
The assembly shall include one intumescent stem with a 1-1/4 inch (31 mm) diameter pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. The box shall provide an insulated assembly that will go on the underside of the floor structure to slow down the transfer of heat to the floor box.
6.
Two-Gang Boxes: Boxes shall provide a total of 117 cu in (1918 ml) of device wiring chamber volume. This total volume shall be divided evenly between the two gangs with 58.5 cu in (958 ml) of volume in each gang
a.
The assembly shall include two intumescent stems with a 1-1/4 inches (31 mm) diameter pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. The box shall provide an insulated assembly that will go on the underside of the floor structure to slow down the transfer of heat to the floor box.
7.
Three-gang Boxes: Boxes shall provide a total of 180 cu in (2951ml) of device wiring chamber volume. This total volume shall be divided among the three gangs with 54 cu in (885 ml) of volume in each of the outside gangs and 67.5 cu in (1106 ml) of volume in the center gang.
a.
The assembly shall include three intumescent stems with a 1-1/4 inches (31 mm) diameter pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. The box shall provide an insulated assembly that will go on the underside of the floor structure to slow down the transfer of heat to the floor box.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select either the Powder-Coated finish, Brass plated finish or Brushed Aluminum finish in the following subparagraph and delete the other finish.
 
8.
Material: Brass cover plate flanges and cover plates shall have a buffed appearance protected with a lacquer finish.
9.
Material: Brushed aluminum cover plate flanges and cover plates shall have a buffed appearance protected with a lacquer finish.
10.
Material: Powder-Coated aluminum cover plate flanges and cover plates shall have a buffed appearance protected with a lacquer finish.
11.
Cover Plate Flange: Each flange shall provide 1/2 inch (13 mm) of adjustment to accommodate various floor covering and concrete pour depths.
12.
Communication covers shall accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, and Wiremold Connectivity Modular Insert System.
13.
Flanges: Flanges shall be approved for use on carpet, tile, or wood covered floor applications. Cover plate options shall provide for both power and communication services.
14.
Power Modules Mounting Accessories: Flanges shall accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, and Pass and Seymour TechChoice Modular Inserts. Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange through use of a mounting bezel.
15.
Communication Modules Mounting Accessories: Flanges shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, and Pass and Seymour TechChoice Category 6 discrete keystone connectors. Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange through use of a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** In the following paragraph, retain only those products that are to be incorporated into the project and delete the others.
 
D.
Fire Classified Resource RFB-FC Series: Boxes shall be available in two-, or four-gang configurations and in a stamped-steel version. Boxes shall provide pre- and post-pour adjustment. Boxes shall provide a removable barrier and tunnels between the individual compartments for greater capacity when required. Capacity per gang shall be rated for four #12 AWG Type THHN Power Conductors or 48 #23 AWG (6 Cat. 6) Tele Data Conductors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete model not required.
 
1.
RFB2S-FC Series Two Gang Floor Box by Wiremold: Manufactured from stamped steel and approved for use on above grade floors. The box shall be 14-1/2 inches L by 6-1/2 inches W by 3-1/2 inches H (368 mm by 165 mm by 89 mm). There shall be two independent wiring compartments that allow capacity for up to two duplex receptacles and/or communication services. The box shall permit tunneling from end power compartment to end power compartment. Each of the two compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 50.2 cu in (823 ml3). Compartments shall have a minimum of 3 inches (76 mm) depth below the device plates.
a.
The box shall include two intumescent stems with a 1-1/4 inch (31 mm) diameter pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. The box shall provide an insulated assembly that will go on the underside of the floor structure to slow down the transfer of heat to the floor box.
b.
The box shall be fully adjustable, providing for use in concrete pours ranging from 2 inches (51mm) to 5 inches (127mm) maximum pour depth., and a maximum of 3/4 inch (19.1 mm) after-pour adjustment. The minimum depth of concrete shall be 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) for light weight and 4-1/2 inches (114 mm) for heavy weight.
c.
The box shall provide a series of device mounting plates that will accept both duplex power devices and communication devices from Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, the Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System, and other open system devices.
2.
RFB4S-FC Series Floor Box by Wiremold: Manufactured from stamped-steel and approved for use on above grade floors. The box shall be 12-3/4 inches L by 10 inches W by 3-7/16 inches H (324 mm by 254 mm by 87 mm). There shall be four independent wiring compartments that allow capacity for up to four duplex receptacles and/or communication services. The box shall permit feed through tunneling from adjacent compartments. Two of the four compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 25.5 cu in (418 ml), and two compartments shall have a minimum wiring capacity of 22.5 cu in (369 ml). Four compartments shall have a minimum of 2 inches (51 mm) depth beneath the device plates.
a.
The box shall include two intumescent stems with a 1-1/4 inch (31 mm) diameter pass-through channel that allows the pathway to close off during a fire. The box shall provide an insulated assembly that will go on the underside of the floor structure to slow down the transfer of heat to the floor box.
b.
The box shall be fully adjustable, providing for use in concrete pours ranging from 2 inches (51mm) to 5 inches (127mm) maximum pour depth and a maximum of 3/4 inch (19.1 mm) after-pour adjustment. The minimum depth of concrete shall be 3-1/4 inches (83 mm) for light weight and 4-1/2 inches (114 mm) for heavy weight.
c.
The box shall provide a series of device mounting plates that will accept both duplex power devices and communication devices from Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, the Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System, and other open system devices.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Select one of the finishes in the following subparagraph and delete the others.
 
3.
Activation Cover:
a.
Die-cast aluminum assembly in black (BK).
b.
Die-cast aluminum assembly in bronze (BZ).
c.
Die-cast aluminum assembly in brass (BS).
d.
Die-cast aluminum assembly in nickel (NK).
e.
Die-cast aluminum assembly in gray (GY).
f.
Die-cast aluminum assembly in brushed aluminum (AL).
g.
Activation covers shall be available in flanged and flangeless versions. Covers shall be available with options for tile or carpet inserts, flush covers. The activation cover shall have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards for scrub water exclusion when used on tile, terrazzo, wood, and carpet covered floors.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** In the following paragraph, retain only those products that are to be incorporated into the project and delete the others.
 
E.
Fire Classified Nonmetallic Floor Boxes: Boxes shall be manufactured through the use of injection molded Geon M3900 PVC material. The box shall be round or rectangular in shape. Box shall also have concrete depth markings on the exterior of the box to indicate box depth at the time of the pour. Box shall also provide graduated cubic inch markings on the interior of the box to indicate volume capacity at the appropriate box depth.
1.
Box shall accommodate concrete depths from 3-1/2 inches (89 mm) minimum to six inches (152 mm) maximum.
2.
Boxes shall include intumescent material on the inside of the box to maintain the fire classification of the floor.
3.
Equip boxes with a high impact mudcap to protect the box from damage and prevent concrete entry during the pour and debris entry after the pour. The mudcap shall withstand loads up to 700-lbs over a 2 inch (50.8 mm) diameter. Box shall also be provided with ratchet teeth along interior box walls to attach cover. Box shall include internal spacer to prevent deformation of the box sidewalls when high temperature additives are used in the concrete pour.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete model if not required.
 
4.
Model: 880MPFC Fire Classified Rectangular Floor Boxes as manufactured by Wiremold.
a.
Minimum capacity shall be 50 cu. in. (819 ml) with maximum capacity of 100 cu. in. (1639 ml). Box dimensions shall be 4-1/8 inches W x 5-1/2 inches L x 6 inches (105 mm x 140mm x 152mm).
b.
Floor boxes shall provide two 1 inch (25 mm) conduit openings to feed cabling to the box. Box shall provide the means to reduce this opening to fit 3/4 inch (19 mm) and 1/2 inch (13 mm) conduit sizes.
c.
Nonmetallic Floor Box Adjusting Ring: Provided with fiber storage loop. Includes brass inserts for flange connection and green ground wire for ground connection. Activate modular inserts snap directly into the adjusting ring without the need for an adapter. Includes mounting screws to attach flange to box body.
d.
Ortronics connectivity inserts do not snap directly into the adjusting ring.
e.
Adjusting ring shall provide the ability to accept a modular connectivity system. Modular communication inserts shall snap directly into the adjusting ring openings. Adjusting ring for the rectangular box shall provide a fiber storage loop to maintain proper fiber optic bend radius control and excess fiber storage. Each adjusting ring shall except up to six connectivity activation locations. Adjusting ring shall allow modular connectivity inserts to be mounted recessed and protected when not in use.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete model if not required.
 
5.
Model: 881FC Fire Classified Round Floor Boxes as manufactured by Wiremold.
a.
Floor boxes shall provide two 1 inch (25 mm) conduit openings to feed cabling to the box. Box shall provide the means to reduce this opening to fit 1/2 inch (13 mm) conduit sizes.
b.
Capacity for 6 inches (152.0 mm) height: 56.0 cu. In. (917.0 ml).
c.
Capacity for 5-1/2 inches (140.0 mm) height: 49.0 cu. In. (803.0 ml).
d.
Capacity for 5 inches (127.0 mm) height: 42.0 cu. In. (688.0 ml).
e.
Capacity for 4-1/2 inches (114.0 mm) height: 5.0 cu. In. (574.0 ml).
f.
Capacity for 4 inches (102.0 mm) height: 28.0 cu. In. (459.0 ml).
g.
Capacity for 3-1/2 inches (89.0 mm) height: 21.0 cu. In. (344.0 ml).
h.
Capacity for 3-1/4 inches (76.0 mm) height: 17.0 cu. In. (278.0 ml).
i.
PVC Floor Box Ratchet Adjusting Ring: Attach wiring devices and cover plates to PVC Box. Locks into place without using glue or mechanical fasteners. Compensates for up to 10 degree of tilt if box is not level. Ground wire is factory attached to the adjusting ring.
6.
Covers and Flanges: Floor box options shall accept brass and brushed aluminum cover plates and flanges. Each flange shall provide 1/2 inch (13 mm) of adjustment to accommodate various floor coverings and concrete depths.
7.
Flanges shall accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts.
8.
Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange using a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.9
FLOOR BOXES FOR RAISED FLOORS
A.
Classification and Use: Floor boxes shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to comply with UL 514A and/or UL 514C and Canadian Standard C22.2, No. 18-98 and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Listing Mark. Fire classified floor boxes shall also have been tested by UL and classified for fire resistance and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Classification Mark. The floor boxes shall conform to the standards set forth in the National Electrical Code, Section 300-21.
1.
Floor boxes shall have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards.
2.
These devices are not suitable for wet or damp locations, or other areas subject to saturation with water or other liquids such as commercial kitchens.
3.
Floor boxes shall be suitable for use in air handling spaces in accordance with Section 300-22C of the National Electrical Code.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
B.
General: Round recessed raised and stage floor boxes provide an interface between power, communication and audio/visual (A/V) cabling in a raised floor and at the workstation or activation location where power, communication and/or A/V device outlets are required. These devices provide flush and recessed outlets that will not obstruct the floor area. Refer to the Drawings for types.
1.
Round recessed raised and stage floor boxes shall be compatible with the complete line of Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, or Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System.
C.
General: Square raised floor boxes.
D.
Raised Floor Boxes:
1.
AC Series Raised Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
a.
5 sizes of steel raised floor boxes with die-cast covers that offer enough capacity for power and communication for all applications.
2.
AF Series Raised Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
a.
2 sizes of die-cast raised floor boxes with nonmetallic covers that provide up to 4 compartments for power and communication.
3.
SAF Series Raised Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
a.
Shallow raised floor box for 2 1/2
4.
861 Series Raised Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
a.
Single service flush round boxes with over 20 cover options.
5.
CRFB Series Raised Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
E.
Configuration: Round recessed raised and stage floor boxes shall be available in a four-gang configuration. Boxes shall provide a removable barrier between the individual compartments for greater capacity when required.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish not required.
 
1.
Finish: Black powder-coated die-cast construction for boxes, covers and flanges.
2.
Finish: Peened aluminum die-cast construction for boxes, covers and flanges.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete products not required.
 
3.
Acceptable Product: Model CRFBCTCBK
4.
Acceptable Product: Model CRFBCTCAL
5.
Acceptable Product: Model CRFBBTCBK
6.
Acceptable Product: Model CRFBBTCAL
7.
Body: Boxes shall be manufactured from die-cast aluminum with a stamped steel base. Boxes shall be available in a four-gang configuration. Overall box dimensions are 8 inches (203 mm) by 6-5/8 inches (168 mm) H.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete tamper-resistant cover assembly requirement if not required.
 
8.
Cover assembly shall be available in 1/4 turn latch or lockable tamper-resistant versions.
9.
Communication covers shall accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, Wiremold Connectivity Modular Insert System, and Extron Electronics MAAP devices.
10.
Communication Modules Mounting Accessories: Flanges shall also accommodate Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, and Pass and Seymour TechChoice Category 6 discrete keystone connectors. Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange through use of a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTES TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.10
FLOOR BOXES FOR WOOD FLOORS
A.
Classification and Use: Provide floor boxes approved for use in wood floor construction. Boxes shall be approved for above grade (stamped steel) and on grade (epoxy coated stamped steel (spec locker), or nonmetallic) applications. Floor boxes shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to meet UL 514A and Canadian Standard C22.2 and shall bear the appropriate label. Floor boxes shall conform to the standard set in the National Electrical Code. Multi-compartment box shall have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards for scrub water exclusion when used on tile, terrazzo, wood, and carpet covered floors.
B.
Configurations: Boxes shall be available in one-, two-, or three-gang configurations or a single unit with two to eleven independent wiring compartments and available in stamped steel, epoxy coated stamped steel, and nonmetallic and versions. Boxes shall be rectangular in shape and available in deep and shallow versions. Boxes shall provide pre- and post-pour adjustments. Multiple gang boxes shall also provide a removable barrier between the individual compartments for greater capacity when required. Refer to Drawings for size and types.
1.
Acceptable Product: 880 Series Floor Boxes for Wood Floors by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: 863 Series Round Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: 861 Series Round Floor Boxes by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Metallic Floor Boxes:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
1.
Material: Stamped steel, formed; 1-3/4 inches (44 mm) pre-pour adjustment; 1/2 inch (13 mm) post-pour adjustment.
2.
Material: Die-cast aluminum.
3.
Provide removable barrier between individual compartments of multi-gang boxes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Aluminum not available on Cast boxes. Delete cover plate and flange materials not required.
 
4.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed brass.
5.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed aluminum.
6.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Non-metallic.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
a.
Black.
b.
Brown.
7.
Flange Color: Match cover colors.
8.
Cover Plate and Flange Applications: To match floor box configuration.
9.
Flanges shall accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts. Where indicated, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
10.
Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange through the use of a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Nonmetallic Floor Boxes: Boxes shall be manufactured through the use of injection molded Geon M3900 PVC material. The box shall be round or rectangular in shape. Box shall allow for ganging of boxes together through the dovetail, interlocking mechanism. Knockouts shall be provided on the side walls of each box to provide for pass-through capability between each gang. Box shall also have concrete depth markings on the exterior of the box to indicate box depth at the time of the pour. Box shall also provide graduated cubic inch markings on the interior of the box to indicate volume capacity at the appropriate box depth.
1.
Knockouts:
a.
Rectangular floor boxes shall provide two 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) openings, adjustable to accommodate 1/2 inch (13 mm), 3/4 inch (19 mm) and 1 inch (25 mm) trade size conduits.
b.
Round floor boxes shall provide four 1 inch (25mm) conduit opening to feed cabling to the box. Box shall provide the means to reduce this opening to fit 3/4 inch (19 mm) and 1/2 inch (13 mm) conduit sizes.
2.
Adjusting rings shall be used to attach flanges and covers to the floor box body. Adjusting ring shall have ratchet teeth to align with the teeth on box wall to connect box body without the use of adhesive or mechanical fasteners. Adjusting ring shall provide for 10 degrees of adjustment after concrete pour to adjust to various concrete conditions and floor finishes. Provide brass inserts to mount finish flanges to box body. Adjusting ring shall also provide for grounding locations using brass inserts.
3.
Adjusting ring shall provide the ability to accept a modular connectivity system. Modular communication inserts shall snap directly into the adjusting ring openings. Adjusting ring for the rectangular box shall provide a fiber storage loop to maintain proper fiber optic bend radius control and excess fiber storage. Each adjusting ring shall except up to six connectivity activation locations. Adjusting ring shall allow modular connectivity inserts to be mounted recessed and protected when not in use.
4.
Covers and Flanges: Flanges shall be available in one-, two-, and three-gang applications. Rectangular flanges for brass, brushed aluminum and nonmetallic cover plates shall be available in one-, two-, and three-gang applications. Round flanges for brass, brushed aluminum and nonmetallic covers plates shall be available in single and multiservice applications. Each flange shall provide 1/2 inch (13 mm) of adjustment to accommodate various floor coverings and concrete depths.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the following paragraphs not required.
 
a.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brass.
b.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Brushed Aluminum.
c.
Cover Plates and Flanges: Non-metallic.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
d.
Black.
e.
Brown.
5.
Flanges shall accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts.
6.
Modular inserts shall snap directly into each flange using a mounting bezel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Multi-Compartment Floor Boxes: Two to eleven independent wiring compartments allow up to eleven duplex receptacles/communications services; tunneling feature allows internal wiring to various compartments; fully adjustable box, providing maximum 1-7/8 inches (48 mm) pre-pour and maximum 3/4 inch (19 mm) post-pour adjustments.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Cast iron not available in shallow depth. Delete depth not required.
 
1.
Depth: Deep.
2.
Depth: Shallow.
3.
Boxes shall provide a series of device mounting plates that will accept duplex power devices, audio/visual devices as well as plates that will accommodate connectivity outlets and modular inserts. Where scheduled, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
4.
Activation Covers shall be available with options for tile or carpet inserts, blank covers, or covers with concentric 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) and 2 inches (51 mm) trade size plug openings for furniture feed applications as scheduled.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
a.
Activation Cover: Die-cast aluminum - Flanged.
b.
Activation Cover: Die-cast aluminum - Flangeless.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete two of the following three paragraphs.
 
c.
Activation Cover Finish: Brushed aluminum.
d.
Activation Cover Finish: Black powder-coated.
e.
Activation Cover Finish: Brass plated finish.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
2.11
FLOOR BOXES FOR CONVENTION CENTERS
A.
General Requirements:
1.
Floor Box Trim: Floor boxes have seats integral to enclosure facilitating anchoring the cast frame of the cover assembly to the floor box enclosure.
2.
Floor Box Frame: Cast aluminum frames incorporate hinged covers and mounts with covers flush to cast-in-place concrete floors.
a.
Aluminum Alloy 713.0: 20,000 lbs per sq in (137,895 kPa) minimum yield stress.
b.
Frame Assembly Footprint Type L: 21-7/8 x 19-9/16 in (556 x 496 mm),
c.
Frame Assembly Footprint Type S: 19-9/16 x 12-1/16 in (496 x 323 mm).
d.
Frame Assembly Footprint Type SS: 19-9/16 x 23-15/16 in (496 x 607 mm).
e.
Frame Assembly Footprint Type LS: 19-1/2 x 33 in (495 x 839 mm).
f.
Frame Assembly Footprint Type LL: 19-9/16 x 42-1/4 in (497 x 1073 mm).
g.
Frame shall have protrusions (guides) that aid in retaining cables in cable egress locations as cover is closed.
3.
Floor Box Covers:
a.
Cast Aluminum Alloy 713.0: 20,000 lbs per sq in (137,895 kPa) minimum yield stress.
b.
Maximum Weight: 40 lbs (13.1 kg).
c.
Mating Surfaces: Gasketed.
d.
Positive Latch: Maintains pressure on gasketed surfaces.
e.
Maximum Depression in Cover: (W x L x D): 1/2 x 1/2 x 1/4 in (13 x 13 x 6 mm) that could create a tripping hazard.
f.
Flush Handle: For opening and closing cover.
g.
Hinged Rotation: 180 degrees to rest on floor while box is open eliminating accidental closure hazard.
h.
Accessibility: When opened, shall allow access to devices without obstruction from cover or frame.
i.
Not removable from the frames without removal of frame and must be capable of full closure when devices are in use.
j.
Access and Cable Egress Doors: Two per cover.
1)
Friction Hinges: Holds doors in open and closed position and prevent doors from swinging when cover is being opened or closed.
k.
Load Rating: 32,000 lbs (14,515 kg).
1)
Safety Factor: 2.
l.
Meets UL scrub water requirements.
4.
Floor Box Enclosure:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete fabrication option not required.
 
a.
Fabrication: 14 gage type 304 stainless steel with mill finish.
b.
Fabrication: 14 gage galvanized steel painted with fusion bonded rebar epoxy powder coat.
c.
Enclosure Openings (for Electrical, Data and Communications Feeds): Provided pre-punched by manufacturer to accommodate field connections.
1)
Locations: Specified prior to final design approval.
d.
Auxiliary drain with backflow preventer in the power/data compartment for incidental liquid spills.
e.
Utilities compartment to include a 3 in (76 mm) drain complete with dome strainer. Plumbing connection details to be determined prior to finalizing floor box design.
f.
Include provisions for a 4 in (102 mm) bail out conduit, location to be specified.
5.
Dead Front Sub-Panel: Same material as enclosure.
a.
Sub-Panel Fasteners: Stainless steel.
6.
Assembly: Trim, frame and covers shall be flat and flush with the floor within 1/8 in (3 mm). Gaskets shall be securely in place and resistant to oil, aging and oxidation.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
B.
Convention Center Type L Floor Boxes:
1.
Multi-utility recessed floor box designed to accept power, communication and A/V devices, or water and compressed air.
2.
Accepts 20/30/50/60/100 amp receptacles and up to 400 Amp Cam-Type devices, panel mounted circuit breakers up to 100 Amp and 350A 600V terminal blocks.
3.
Rated for 400A, 600V three phase maximum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the floor box cover subparagraph not required.
 
4.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-NS-H-C2: Non-skid surface.
5.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-CR-H-C2: Carpet recess surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
C.
Convention Center Type S Floor Boxes:
1.
Multi-utility recessed floor box; designed to accept power, communication and A/V devices, or water and compressed air
2.
Accepts 20/30/50/60 amp receptacles and up to 400 Amp Cam-Type devices.
3.
Rated for 400A, 600V three phase maximum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the floor box cover subparagraph not required.
 
4.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-NS-H-C1: Non-skid surface.
5.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-CR-H-C1: Carpet recess surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
D.
Convention Center Type SS Floor Boxes:
1.
Multi-utility recessed floor box; designed to accept power, communication and A/V devices, with water and compressed air.
2.
Accepts 20/30/50/60 amp receptacles and up to 400 Amp Cam-Type devices.
3.
Rated for 400A, 600V three phase maximum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the floor box cover subparagraph not required.
 
4.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-NS-H-C3: Non-skid surface.
5.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-CR-H-C3: Carpet recess surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
E.
Convention Center Type LS Floor Boxes:
1.
Multi-utility recessed floor box; designed to accept power, communication and A/V devices, with water and compressed air.
2.
Accepts 20/30/50/60/100 amp receptacles and up to 400 Amp Cam-Type devices.
3.
Panel mounted circuit breakers up to 100 Amp and 350A 600V terminal blocks.
4.
Rated for 400A, 600V three phase maximum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the floor box cover subparagraph not required.
 
5.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-NS-H-C4: Non-skid surface.
6.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-CR-H-C4: Carpet recess surface.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
F.
Convention Center Type LL Floor Boxes:
1.
Multi-utility recessed floor box; designed to accept power, communication and A/V devices, with water and compressed air.
2.
Accepts 20/30/50/60/100 amp receptacles and up to 400 Amp Cam-Type devices.
3.
Panel mounted circuit breakers up to 100 Amp and 350A 600V terminal blocks.
4.
Rated for 400A, 600V three phase maximum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete the floor box cover subparagraph not required.
 
5.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-NS-H-C5: Non-skid surface.
6.
Floor Box Cover Catalog No. CCFBC-CR-H-C5: Carpet recess surface.
 
**NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
G.
Floor Box Replacement Parts:
 
**NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete replacement parts not required.
 
1.
Checked Egress Blocks Catalog No. CCFB-EBCH: Replacement egress block with diamond plate checkered pattern.
2.
Carpet Insert Egress Blocks Catalog No. CCFB-EBCI: Replacement egress block with carpet recess.
3.
Hinge Block Assemblies Catalog No. CCFB-HB: Replacement cover hinges including a left and right hinge.
4.
Egress Hinges Catalog No. CCFB-PH: Replacement egress hinges.
5.
Quarter Turn Latches Catalog No. CCFB-QT-001: Quarter turn latch assembly allows cover to be secured down when cover is in closed position; for use with Types L, LL, and LS floor boxes.
6.
Quarter Turn Latches Catalog No. CCFB-QT-002: Quarter turn latch assembly allows cover to be secured down when cover is in closed position; for use with Types S and SS floor boxes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete if not required.
 
H.
Portable Power Distribution Units Catalog No. PPDU-620: Designed to supply power to an exhibition hall; painted steel enclosure with 6, 20 A, 120 V GFCI duplex receptacles and 6 single pole 20 A circuit breakers.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** This specification covers firestop devices for use in through-penetration firestop systems, which are used to maintain the fire rating of the wall or floor, as well as to route and protect power and/or communications cable distribution for commercial, institutional, industrial and utility needs. Delete if not required.
 
2.12
FIRE STOP THRU-WALL/THRU-FLOOR FITTINGS
A.
Classification and Use: The firestop device for use in through-penetration firestop systems shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to UL 1479 (ASTM E 814) and bear the U.S. and Canadian UL Classification Mark. The device shall be classified for use in one-, two-, three-, and four-hour rated gypsum, concrete and block walls and provide a maximum L rating of 3.3 cfm. The device shall be classified for use in one-, two-, and three-hour rated concrete floors having a minimum 4-1/2 inches (114 mm) thick reinforced lightweight or normal weight (100 to 150 pcf) (1600 to 2400 kg/cu. m). The devices shall also been tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to UL 2043 and determined to be suitable for use in air handling spaces.
B.
Acceptable Product: FlameStopper Thru-Wall /Floor Fitting as manufactured by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete size not required.
 
1.
Size: Accommodates 2 inches (51 mm) diameter EMT conduit.
2.
Size: Accommodates 4 inches (102 mm) diameter EMT conduit.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finish not required.
 
3.
Finish: Red powder coat.
4.
Finish: Custom color as scheduled.
5.
Finish: Unpainted galvanized.
C.
Construction:
1.
The firestop device box shall be constructed of 17 gauge G90 steel.
2.
The firestop device intumescent block shall be constructed of a graphite base material with expansion starting at 375 degrees F and an unrestrained expansion between 6 to 12 times. The intumescent block shall be held securely by the box in order to prevent tampering and damage during installation.
3.
The firestop device shall have doors which can be adjusted to prevent materials from penetrating the device if the device is empty or completely full. The doors shall be constructed of 16 gauge G90 steel with No. 10-32 screws use to adjust opening size.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For retrofit applications where an existing in-wall conduit extends out from the wall more than 7/8 inch (22 mm), the Wiremold Heat Shield must be used in order to maintain UL Fire Classification. The firestop device is then installed onto the heat shield. Delete if not required.
 
4.
Retrofit Accessory: Wiremold Heat Shield.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** For retrofit applications where no conduit is installed in the wall to protect existing cables, the Wiremold split conduit assembly should be used to protect cables. After installing the split conduit within the wall, the Wiremold wall plate should be installed to cover any irregularly shaped hole cut in the wall. The firestop device is then installed onto the conduit. Delete if not required.
 
5.
Retrofit Accessory: Wiremold Split Conduit Assembly.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete product if not required.
 
2.13
POKE-THRU SYSTEMS
A.
Classification and Use: Poke-thru device use is limited by the UL Fire Resistance Directory to a minimum spacing of 2 feet (610 mm) on center and not more than one device per 65 square feet (6 square meters) of floor area in each span. Poke-thru device shall have been examined and tested by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to comply with UL 514A and/or UL 514C, as applicable and tested to Canadian Standard C22.2 and bear the cULus mark. The poke-thru shall conform to the standards set in the National Electrical Code, Section 300-21.
1.
Poke-thru device shall be for use in 1, 1-1/2, or 2-hour rated, unprotected reinforced concrete floors and 1, 1-1/2, or 2 hour rated floors employing unprotected steel floor units and concrete toppings (D900 Series designs), or concrete floors with suspended ceilings. Fire resistive designs with suspended ceilings shall have provisions for accessibility in the ceiling below the poke-thru device fittings.
2.
Poke-thru device shall have been evaluated by UL to meet the applicable U.S. and Canadian safety standards for scrub water exclusion when used on tile, terrazzo, wood, and carpet covered floors.
3.
Poke-thru device shall be suitable for use in air handling spaces in accordance with Section 300-22C of the National Electrical Code.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete series if not required.
 
B.
Furniture Feed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold RC7FFTC Tile and Carpet Furniture Feed by Wiremold.
2.
Insert: One 3/4 inch (19 mm) conduit connected to insert body and one 24-1/2 cubic inch (0.4 cubic mm) stamped steel junction box for wire splices and connections; body of intumescent fire stop material to maintain floor slab fire-rating.
3.
Channels: One 3/4 inch (19 mm) channel for power; two 1/2 inch (13 mm) channels for communication cabling, with communication cables conduit protected and connected to insert body.
4.
Activation Cover: Three conduit openings with one piece die-cast aluminum alloy carpet flange; gasket to maintain scrub water tightness; virtually flush with floor.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finishes not required.
 
a.
Finish: Gray; two-stage epoxy paint.
b.
Finish: Black; two-stage epoxy paint.
c.
Finish: Ivory; two-stage epoxy paint.
d.
Finish: Plated brass.
e.
Finish: Brushed aluminum.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete series if not required.
 
C.
Furniture Feed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 4FFATC Insert Body by Wiremold: Furnish with one 3/4 inch (19 mm) trade size channel for power, and one 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) trade size channel for communication cabling.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finishes not required.
 
a.
Finish: Gray; two-stage epoxy paint.
b.
Finish: Black; two-stage epoxy paint.
c.
Finish: Plated brass.
d.
Finish: Brushed aluminum.
2.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold 6ATCFF Evolution Series by Wiremold: Furnish with 3/4 inch (19 mm) conduit for outer channel. Maximum 2 inch (51 mm) which takes up the center channel and one outer channel.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finishes not required.
 
a.
Finish: Gray; two-stage epoxy paint.
b.
Finish: Bronze.
c.
Finish: Plated brass.
d.
Finish: Nickel.
3.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold RC9AM2TC Insert Body by Wiremold: Furnish with 2 inches (51 mm) trade size conduit stem for either all power or all communication.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete finishes not required.
 
a.
Finish: Gray; two-stage epoxy paint.
b.
Finish: Black; two-stage epoxy paint.
c.
Finish: Brushed aluminum.
4.
Acceptable Product: Wiremold RC9AFFTC Tile and Carpet Furniture Feed by Wiremold:
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs.
 
a.
Finish: Gray; two-stage epoxy paint.
b.
Finish: Black; two-stage epoxy paint.
5.
Insert: Body of intumescent fire stop material to maintain floor slab fire rating.
6.
Channels: One 1/2 inch (13 mm) channel for power; two 1-1/4 (32 mm) inch channels for communication cabling, with communication cables conduit protected and connected to insert body.
7.
Activation Service Head: Die-cast aluminum alloy 7 inch (178 mm) diameter trim flange and 2-5/32 inch (55 mm) high by 5-1/2 inch (140 mm) diameter hexagonal service head; six openings for power/communications requirements; five openings with rubber grommet material for cable pass-through; one opening with zinc die-cast threaded drop in hub to accept 3/4 inch (19 mm) conduit connector; gasket to maintain scrub water tightness.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete series if not required.
 
D.
Flush Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: RC7 Series Tile and Carpet Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
Acceptable Product: RC9 Series Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
3.
Acceptable Product: RC9AMD Series Tile and Carpet Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
4.
Acceptable Product: RC3 Series Tile and Carpet Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
5.
Acceptable Product: RC4 Series Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
6.
Acceptable Product: AV3 Series Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
7.
Acceptable Product: AMD8 Series Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete series if not required. Activations on recessed poke-thru systems are recessed below floor surface for added protection
 
E.
Recessed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: 6AT Series Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
a.
Designed for a 6 inches (152 mm) core hole and provides up to two and one-half (2 1/2) gangs of power, communication, or A/V capability.
2.
Acceptable Product: 8AT Series Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
a.
Designed for an 8 inches (203 mm) core hole and provides up to four gangs of power, communication, or A/V capability.
3.
For use on carpet, tile, terrazzo, or wood covered floors as scheduled or required. Refer to drawings.
4.
Insert: Body of intumescent fire stop material to maintain floor slab fire rating.
5.
Channels: One 3/4 inch (19 mm) channel for power; two 1/2 inch (13 mm) channels for communication cabling, with communication cables conduit protected and connected to insert body.
6.
Receptacles: Four, maximum; as scheduled on drawings.
7.
Brackets: Non-metallic, with integral grommet at communication compartment opening; accommodates four connectivity modular inserts, maximum.
8.
Activation Cover: Die-cast aluminum alloy; gasket to maintain scrub water tightness.
 
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a.
Finish: Gray; two-stage epoxy paint.
b.
Finish: Black; two-stage epoxy paint.
c.
Finish: Bronze.
d.
Finish: Plated brass.
e.
Finish: Nickel.
9.
Activation Slide Cover: Textured PVC; spring-loaded slides (spec locker) that snap back in place when not in use to protect flush mounted power receptacle; Finish to match cover.
 
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F.
Pedestal-Style Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: FIT Series Tile and Carpet Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
For use on carpet, tile, terrazzo, or wood covered floors as scheduled or required. Refer to drawings.
3.
Insert: Body of intumescent fire stop material to maintain floor slab fire rating.
4.
Channels: There shall be a 1 inch (25 mm) trade size conduit channel with an integral divider for running both power and communication cabling.
5.
Junction box (when used for power only) offers 30 cu. inches (492 ml) of volume capacity. When used for power and communication, the junction box offers 25 cu. inches (410 ml) of capacity in the power compartment.
6.
Activation Service Head: The activation service head shall be manufactured of .125 inch (3.1 mm) clear anodized aluminum. Service heads shall come in single width and double width configurations. Service heads shall attach directly to the insert body. A gasket is attached to the underside of the service heads to maintain scrub water tightness. Service heads shall also provide a barrier to complete isolation of power and communication cables throughout the poke-thru assembly. Manufacturer shall utilize faceplates to provide power and communication services.
7.
Faceplates shall be manufactured of a .086 inch (2.2 mm) clear anodized aluminum.
8.
Manufacturer shall provide faceplates that accept Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, or the Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System. Modular inserts shall snap directly into each faceplate through use of a mounting bezel. Faceplate dimensions shall be 9 inches (229 mm) L by 2-1/2 inches (64 mm) H.
 
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G.
Pedestal-Style Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: RC91GHBTC, RC92HGBTC Series Tile and Carpet Flush Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
For use on carpet, tile, terrazzo, or wood covered floors as scheduled or required. Refer to drawings.
3.
Insert: Body of intumescent fire stop material to maintain floor slab fire rating.
4.
Channels: There shall be one 1/2 inch (13 mm) trade size conduit channel and one 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) trade size conduit channel for power and communication cabling.
5.
Activation Service Head: The activation service head shall be manufactured of .125 inch (3.1 mm) clear anodized aluminum. Service heads shall come in single width and double width configurations. Service heads shall attach directly to the insert body. A gasket is attached to the underside of the service heads to maintain scrub water tightness. Service heads shall also provide a barrier to complete isolation of power and communication cables throughout the poke-thru assembly. Manufacturer shall utilize faceplates to provide power and communication services.
6.
Faceplates shall be manufactured of a .086 inch (2.2 mm) clear anodized aluminum.
7.
Manufacturer shall provide faceplates that accept Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, or the Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System. Modular inserts shall snap directly into each faceplate through use of a mounting bezel. Faceplate dimensions shall be 9 inches (229 mm) L by 2-1/2 inches (64 mm) H.
 
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H.
Pedestal-Style Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: RC9AFF Series Furniture Feed Style Flush Poke-Thru Devices with Hexagonal Service Head by Wiremold.
2.
For use on carpet, tile, terrazzo, or wood covered floors as scheduled or required. Refer to drawings.
3.
Insert: Body of intumescent fire stop material to maintain floor slab fire rating.
4.
Channels: There shall be one 1/2 inch (13 mm) trade size conduit channel and one 1-1/4 inches (32 mm) trade size conduit channel for power and communication cabling.
5.
Activation Service Head: The activation service head shall be manufactured of .125 inch (3.1 mm) clear anodized aluminum. Service heads shall come in hexagonal shape. Service heads shall attach directly to the insert body. A gasket is attached to the underside of the service heads to maintain scrub water tightness. Service heads shall also provide a barrier to complete isolation of power and communication cables throughout the poke-thru assembly. Manufacturer shall utilize faceplates to provide power and communication services.
6.
Faceplates shall be manufactured of a .086 inch (2.2 mm) aluminum.
7.
Flanges: Galvanized (unfinished), gray or black as selected.
8.
Manufacturer shall provide faceplates that accept Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, or the Pass and Seymour Network Wiring System. Modular inserts shall snap directly into each faceplate through use of a mounting bezel. Faceplate dimensions shall be 9 inches (229 mm) L by 2-1/2 inches (64 mm) H.
 
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I.
Recessed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: Evolution 6AT Series Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
This assembly consists of an insert and an activation cover. Overall poke-thru assembly length shall be 16-3/4 inches (425mm).
3.
Insert: The insert body shall recess the devices a minimum of 2-3/4 inches (69 mm) and have a polyester based backing enamel finished interior (ivory). There shall be the necessary channels to provide complete separation of power and communication services. There shall be three compartments that allow for up to three duplex receptacles that can be wired as a standard receptacle or isolated ground and/or twelve communication ports and/or ten of Extron Electronics MAAP and/or two AAP devices.
a.
The body will consist of an intumescent fire stop material to maintain the fire rating of the floor slab. The intumescent material will be held securely in place in the insert body and shall not have to be adjusted to maintain fire rating of the unit and the floor slab. The insert shall have retaining feature that will hold the poke-thru device in the floor slab without additional fasteners. The poke-thru insert shall also consist of a 3/4 inch trade size conduit stub that is connected to the insert body and a 24.5 cu. in. (402ml) stamped steel junction box for wire splices and connections. The stamped steel junction box shall also contain the necessary means to electrically ground the poke-thru device to the system ground.
4.
Activation Cover: The activation covers shall be manufactured of die-cast aluminum alloy and be available in powder-coated gray, black, or plated in brass, nickel or bronze finish. Two gaskets (one for carpet and one for tile) are provided to go under the trim flange to maintain scrub water tightness. The activation cover shall be 7-1/4 inches (184 mm) in diameter. The activation covers shall be available in carpet and tile versions. The carpet covers shall be surface mounted and the tile covers shall be flush with the finished floor covering. The cover shall have spring loaded slides to allow cables to egress out of the unit and maintain as small an egress opening as possible.
a.
Mounting Accessories: The activation shall have three locations to mount communication connectors. Connectors shall be mounted using a mounting bracket. Mounting brackets shall be provided to mount up to twelve Ortronics TracJack Category 6 insert modules or TechChoice Category 6 discrete keystone connectors. The unit will also be supplied with two Category 6 keystone connectors and two Lucent keystones. The unit shall also accommodate a mechanism to permit protection of communication cabling. This mechanism shall be stamped steel construction and accept both flexible and rigid conduit. This mechanism shall accept 3/4 inch, 1-1/4 inches or 2 inches trade size conduits.
 
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J.
Recessed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: Evolution 8AT Series Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
This assembly consists of an insert and an activation cover. Overall poke-thru assembly length shall be 16-3/4 inches.
3.
Insert: The insert body shall recess the devices a minimum of 2-3/4 inches (69 mm) and have a polyester based backing enamel finished interior (ivory). There shall be the necessary channels to provide complete separation of power and communication services. There shall be five compartments that allow for up to five duplex receptacles that can be wired as a standard receptacle or isolated ground and/or twenty-two communication ports and/or sixteen of Extron Electronics MAAP and/or four AAP devices.
a.
The body will consist of an intumescent fire stop material to maintain the fire rating of the floor slab. The intumescent material will be held securely in place in the insert body and shall not have to be adjusted to maintain fire rating of the unit and the floor slab. The insert shall have retaining feature that will hold the poke-thru device in the floor slab without additional fasteners. The poke-thru insert shall also consist of a 3/4 inches trade size conduit stub that is connected to the insert body and a 24.5 cu. in. (402ml) stamped steel junction box for wire splices and connections. The stamped steel junction box shall also contain the necessary means to electrically ground the poke-thru device to the system ground.
4.
Activation Cover: The activation covers shall be manufactured of die-cast aluminum alloy and be available in powder-coated gray, black, or plated in brass, nickel or bronze finish. Two gaskets (one for carpet and one for tile) are provided to go under of the trim flange to maintain scrub water tightness. The activation cover shall be 9-1/4 inches (235 mm) in diameter. The activation covers shall be available in carpet and tile versions. The carpet covers shall be surface mounted and the tile covers shall be flush with the finished floor covering. The cover shall have spring loaded slides to allow cables to egress out of the unit and maintain as small an egress opening as possible.
5.
Mounting Accessories: The activation shall have three locations to mount communication connectors. Connectors shall be mounted using a mounting bracket. Mounting brackets shall be provided to mount up to twelve Ortronics TracJack Category 6 insert modules or TechChoice Category 6 discrete keystone connectors. The unit will also be supplied with two Category 6 keystone connectors and two Lucent keystones. The unit shall also accommodate a mechanism to permit protection of communication cabling. This mechanism shall be stamped steel construction and accept both flexible and rigid conduit. This mechanism shall accept 3/4 inch, 1-1/4 inches or 2 inches trade size conduits.
 
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K.
Recessed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: Evolution 6AFF Series Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
This assembly consists of an insert and an activation cover. Overall poke-thru assembly length shall be 16-3/4 inches (425mm).
3.
Insert: The insert body shall have the necessary channels to provide complete separation of power and communication services. There shall be two channels that allow for up to ten #10 AWG conductors in the power channel and twenty-eight category 6A data cables through the communication channel.
a.
The body will consist of an intumescent fire stop material to maintain the fire rating of the floor slab. The intumescent material will be held securely in place in the insert body and shall not have to be adjusted to maintain fire rating of the unit and the floor slab. The insert shall have retaining feature that will hold the poke-thru device in the floor slab without additional fasteners. The poke-thru insert shall also consist of a 3/4 inches trade size conduit stub that is connected to the insert body and a 24.5 cu. in. (402ml) stamped steel junction box for wire splices and connections. The stamped steel junction box shall also contain the necessary means to electrically ground the poke-thru device to the system ground.
4.
Activation Cover: The activation covers shall be manufactured of die-cast aluminum alloy and be available in powder-coated gray, black, or plated in brass, nickel or bronze finish. Two gaskets (one for carpet and one for tile) are provided to go under the trim flange to maintain scrub water tightness. The activation cover shall be 7-3/4 inches (196 mm) in diameter. The activation covers shall be available in the surface mount (carpet) version. The cover shall have one 3/4 inch (19.05 mm) trade size opening for power and one 1-1/4 inches / 2 inches (31.75/50.8) combination trade size opening for communications.
5.
Communication Modules Mounting Accessories: The poke-thru manufacturer shall have available open modular inserts to facilitate mounting UTP (including Category 5, 5e, 6), STP, fiber optic, coaxial, and data/communications devices. The AV3 series shall accommodate Extron MAAP mini architectural adapter plates. Where indicated, provide connectivity outlets and modular inserts by Ortronics or approved equal.
6.
Mounting: Units shall permit wiring to be completed at floor level. The units shall mount in either a 3 inch or 4 inch (76 mm or 102 mm) core hole as applicable. Installation shall be completed by pushing unit down into a cored hole. The specified poke-thru shall be UL listed to US and Canadian standards for use on carpet, tile, terrazzo, and wood covered floors.
L.
Recessed Poke-Thru Systems:
1.
Acceptable Product: Evolution 10AT Series Poke-Thru Devices by Wiremold.
2.
This assembly consists of an insert and an activation cover. Overall poke-thru assembly length shall be 11-3/4 inches (298 mm).
3.
Insert: The insert body shall recess the devices a minimum of 4-1/2 inches (114 mm) and have a polyester based backing enamel finished interior (ivory). There shall be the necessary channels to provide complete separation of power, communication, and audio/video (A/V) services. There shall be eight compartments, four internal and four external that allow for up to eight duplex receptacles that can be wired as a standard receptacle or isolated ground and/or thirty-two communication ports and/or twenty-four of Legrand's AVIP A/V devices or twenty-four Extron Electronics MAAP and/or eight AAP devices. The four internal compartments shall have a volume 19 cubic inches (311 ml) each. The four external compartments shall have a minimum volume of 14 cubic inches (229 ml) each.
a.
The body will consist of an intumescent fire stop material to maintain the fire rating of the floor slab. The intumescent material will be held securely in place in the insert body and shall not have to be adjusted to maintain fire rating of the unit and the floor slab. The insert shall have retaining feature that will hold the poke-thru device in the floor slab without additional fasteners. The poke-thru insert shall also consist of a 3/4 inch (19 mm) trade size conduit stub that is connected to the insert body to feed the power services. The intumescent body shall be listed and classified as an electrical enclosure allowing for electrical connections to be made within the poke-thru body without the need for an external junction box.
4.
The activation covers shall be manufactured of die-cast aluminum alloy and be available in powder-coated gray, black, bronze, brass, nickel, and aluminum or plated in satin brass, and satin chrome finishes. Two gaskets (one for carpet and one for tile) are provided to go under of the trim flange to maintain scrub water tightness. The activation cover shall be 11-1/4 inches (286 mm) in diameter. The activation covers shall be available in a surface style version. The surface style covers shall be compliant with section 4.5 of the American Disability Act. The cover shall have spring loaded slides to allow cables to egress out of the unit. The spring-loaded slides shall automatically close around the cable reducing tripping hazards.
5.
Communications Modules Mounting Accessories: The activation shall have three locations to mount communication connectors. Connectors shall be mounted using a mounting bracket. Mounting brackets shall be provided to mount up to thirty two Ortronics TracJack Category 6 insert modules or TechChoice Category 6 discrete keystone connectors. The unit will also be supplied with two Category 6 keystone connectors and two Lucent keystones. The unit shall also accommodate a mechanism to permit protection of communication cabling. This mechanism shall be stamped steel construction and accept both flexible and rigid conduit. This mechanism shall accept 3/4 inch (19 mm), 1-1/4 inch (31.75 mm) or 2 inch (51 mm) trade size conduits.
 
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2.14
WALL BOXES FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
A.
General:
1.
Utilize in dry, interior locations only as defined by Article 300-15 of the National Electrical Code, as adopted by the National Fire Protection Association and approved by the American National Standards Institute.
2.
Listed by Underwriters Laboratories Inc. to U.S. and Canadian safety standards under File No. E2961.
3.
Compatible with complete line of Wiremold AVIPTM devices, Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, and most audio/video manufacturers' products.
4.
The interface between power, communication and audio/video (A/V) cabling new construction and renovation location where power and communication and/or A/V device outlets are required. Recessed device outlets that will not obstruct the wall area. Refer to Drawings for size and types.
5.
Wall boxes shall permit all wiring to be completed at box level.
 
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B.
Wall Boxes
1.
Basis of Design: The Legrand Evolution Series Wall Boxes and accessories as manufactured by Legrand/Wiremold.
 
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2.
Model EFSB2 Wall Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Interior Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 11-1/4 x 4 x 11-5/8 in (287 x 102 x 296 mm).
c.
Independent Wiring Compartments: Two allowing up to two receptacles; communication and/or audio/video services.
1)
Wiring capacity: of 43 cu in (705 ml) minimum.
2)
Minimum depth of 3-5/8 in (92 mm) behind the plate.
d.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable permitting custom compartment configuration and feed to adjacent compartments. A tunnel allows feed to compartments on opposite side of the box.
e.
Removable device compartment and storage compartment facilitating installation, moves, additions, and changes.
1)
Compartments removable from the top of the wall box.
2)
Storage compartment (LxWxH): 6-7/8 x 9 x 3-1/2 in (175 x 229 x 88 mm).
3)
Able to secure audio/video devices.
f.
Removable knockout plates allowing for maximum cable pass-through area.
1)
Cable pass-through area: 2.4 sq in (1560 sq mm) per channel.
2)
No of Knockouts:
a)
Four 1-1/4 in (32 mm) trade size.
b)
Two 3/4 in (19 mm) trade size.
c)
Two 2 in (51 mm) trade size.
g.
Accommodates 1/2 in (12 mm) or 5/8 in (16 mm) dry wall.
h.
Mounting Brackets: For 16 in (406 mm) on center metal or wood studs.
1)
May also be secured into dry wall when studs are not present in desired location.
i.
Trim Ring and Decorative Cover: Steel 0.048 in (1.2 mm) thickness minimum.
1)
Trim Flange and Cover: White epoxy coating that can be field painted.
j.
Wall Plates: Accepts standard size 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (70 x 114 mm) standard size.
k.
Mounting brackets that accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
 
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3.
Model EFSB4 Wall Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Interior Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 11-1/4 x 4 x 10-7/8 in (287 x 102 x 275 mm).
c.
Independent Wiring Compartments: Four allowing up to four receptacles, communication and/or audio/video services.
1)
Wiring capacity: of 43 cu in (705 ml) minimum.
2)
Minimum depth of 3-5/8 in (92 mm) behind the plate.
d.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable dividers permitting custom configuration and feed to adjacent compartments. A tunnel allows feed to compartments on the opposite side of the box.
e.
Two removable device and storage compartments facilitating installation and moves, additions, and changes.
1)
Compartments shall be removable from the top of the wall box
f.
Removable knockout plates allowing maximum cable pass-through area.
1)
Cable pass-through area: 2.4 sq in (1560 sq mm) per channel.
2)
No of Knockouts:
a)
Four 1-1/4 in (32 mm) trade size.
b)
Two 3/4 in (19 mm) trade size.
c)
Two 2 in (51 mm) trade size.
g.
Accommodates 1/2 in (12 mm) or 5/8 in (16 mm) dry wall.
h.
Mounting Brackets: For 16 in (406 mm) on center metal or wood studs.
1)
May also be secured into dry wall when studs are not present in desired location.
i.
Trim Ring and Decorative Cover: Steel 0.048 in (1.2 mm) thickness minimum.
1)
Trim Flange and Cover: White epoxy coating that can be field painted.
j.
Wall Plates: Accepts standard size 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (70 x 114 mm) standard size.
k.
Mounting brackets that accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
4.
Wall Box Replacement Parts and Accessories:
 
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a.
Replacement Trim Flange and Cover Assemblies: Model EFSC; replacement trim flange and decorative cover assembly for two-gang and four-gang wall boxes; trim flange finished in decorative white color with a paintable surface to match room decor.
b.
Replacement Device Modules: Model EFS-DM; includes module base, 2 in (51 mm) trade size knockout plate, 3/4 in (19 mm) and 3/4/1-1/4 in (19/32 mm) concentric knockout plate, and a removable divider; finished in decorative white color.
c.
Replacement Storage Modules: Model EFS-SM; used to store active A/V equipment; includes tie-down locations to secure devices in place; finished in decorative white color.
d.
Replacement Two-Gang Device Brackets: Model EFS-DB; each location is sized to accept NEMA standard devices; device bracket fits both the two-gang and four-gang wall box.
e.
Replacement Tunnels: Model EFS-TUN; allows cables to be wrapped around from one module to another without having to run another dedicated line; tunnel fits both the two-gang and four-gang wall box; two tunnel pieces per set.
f.
Replacement Dividers: Model EFS-DIV; used to separate services.
g.
Replacement Mounting Brackets: Model EFS-MB; permits wall box to be secured to wall in both new and old work applications; set includes two brackets.
h.
Blank Device Plates: Model EFB-B; covers unused module opening; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
i.
Device Plates: Model EFB-AAP; holds two Extron Electronics AAP devices; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
j.
Device Plates: Model EFB-MAAP; holds four Legrand AVIP plates four Extron Electronics MAAP devices; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
k.
Device Plates: Model EFB-MOS; European device plate holds up to 1.8 x 2.7 in (45 x 67.5 mm) Arteor device; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
l.
Knockout Plates: Model EFB810-3/4-11/4; has one 3/4 in (19 mm) and one 3/4/1-1/4 in (19/32 mm) concentric trade size knockout.
m.
Knockout Plates: Model EFB810-2; has one 2 in (51 mm) trade size knockout.
 
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C.
Hinged Wall Boxes.
1.
Basis of Design: The Legrand Evolution Series Hinged Wall Boxes and accessories as manufactured by Legrand/Wiremold.
 
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2.
Model EHWB4 Hinged Wall Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked enamel; black or white interior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 10.50 x 7.5 x 3.97 in (266.7 x 190.5 x 100.8 mm).
c.
Independent Wiring Compartments: Four allowing up to two receptacles; communication and/or audio/video services.
1)
Wiring capacity: 37.4 cu in (613 cu cm) in each of the outer compartments and 19.5 cu in (320 cu cm) in each of the center compartments.
2)
Minimum depth of 3.6 in (91.44 mm) behind the plate.
d.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable dividers permitting custom configuration and feed to adjacent compartments. Box shall have provisions to allow services to pass through allowing box to be connected to other products within the service run.
e.
Removable knockout plates to allowing maximum cable pass-through area.
1)
Number of Knockouts:
a)
Three 1-1/4 in (32 mm) trade size.
b)
Four 3/4 in (19 mm) trade size.
c)
One 2 in (51 mm) trade size.
f.
Accommodate various thicknesses of dry wall.
g.
Mounting Bracket: For 16 in (406 mm) on center metal or framing.
1)
May also allow the box to be secured into the dry wall when studs are not present in desired location.
h.
Trim Ring and Decorative Cover: Steel 0.048 in (1.2 mm) thickness minimum.
1)
Trim Flange and Cover: White or black epoxy coating that can be field painted.
2)
Cover to have lockable handle door.
a)
Hinge feature allowing it to open 180 degrees.
i.
Wall Plates: Accept 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (70 x 114 mm), 4-9/16 x 4-1/2 in (116 x 114 mm), 6-3/8 x 4-1/2 in (162 x 114 mm), and 8-1/8 x 4-1/2 in (206 x 114 mm) standard size wall plates.
j.
Mounting brackets that accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
 
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k.
Four-Gang Wall Box Covers: Model EHWBC4-(WH)(BK); decorative wall box cover designed to fit onto the four-gang hinged wall box;
1)
Size (W x H) 9-1/2 x 13 in (241 x 330 mm).
2)
Hinge allows cover to open a full 180 degrees.
3)
Integrated handle with lock and key set, and an egress door that allows the cables to exit the box flush against the wall.
4)
Finish: White or black powder-coated finish.
 
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3.
Model EHWB8 Hinged Wall Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked enamel; black or white interior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 10.50 x 10.5 x 3.97 in (266.7 x 266.7 x 100.8 mm).
c.
Independent Wiring Compartments: Eight allowing up to eight receptacles; communication and/or audio/video services.
1)
Wiring capacity: 37.4 cu in (613 cu cm) in each of the four outer compartments and 19.5 cu in (320 cu cm) in each of the center compartments.
2)
Minimum depth of 3.6 in (91.44 mm) behind the plate.
d.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable dividers permitting custom configuration and feed to adjacent compartments Box shall have provisions to allow services to pass through allowing box to be connected to other products within the service run.
e.
Removable knockout plates allowing maximum cable pass-through area.
1)
Cable pass-through area: 4 sq in (102 sq mm) per channel.
2)
No of Knockouts:
a)
Six 1-1/4 in (32 mm) trade size.
b)
Eight 3/4 in (19 mm) trade size.
c)
Two 2 in (51 mm) trade size.
f.
Accommodate various thicknesses of dry wall.
g.
Mounting Bracket: For 16 in (406 mm) on center metal or framing.
1)
May also allow the box to be secured into the dry wall when studs are not present in desired location.
h.
Trim Ring and Decorative Cover: Steel 0.048 in (1.17 mm) thickness minimum.
1)
Trim Flange and Cover: White or black epoxy coating that can be field painted.
2)
Cover to have lockable handle door.
a)
Hinge feature allowing it to open 180 degrees.
i.
Wall Plates: Accept 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (70 x 114 mm), 4-9/16 x 4-1/2 in (116 x 114 mm), 6-3/8 x 4-1/2 in (162 x 114 mm), and 8-1/8 x 4-1/2 in (206 x 114 mm) standard size wall plates.
j.
Mounting brackets that accommodate 15 amp, 20 amp straight blade receptacles, Ortronics workstation connectivity and modular adapters, a variety of audio/video devices from most manufacturers, and other open system devices.
 
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k.
Eight-Gang Wall Box Covers: Model EHWBC8; decorative wall box cover designed to fit onto the eight-gang hinged wall box;
1)
Size (WxH): 14 x 13 in (356 x 330 mm).
2)
Hinge allows cover to open a full 180 degrees.
3)
Integrated handle with lock and key set, and an egress door that allows the cables to exit the box flush against the wall.
4)
Finish: White or black powder-coated finish.
4.
Hinged Wall Box Replacement Parts and Accessories:
 
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a.
Spacer Plates: Model EHWB-SPACER; used to close off openings when certain combinations of standard width device plates leave open spaces; set includes two spacers.
1)
Color: White or black.
b.
Replacement Mounting Brackets: Model EHWB-MB; permits wall box to be secured to wall in both new and old work applications; set includes two new work and two old work brackets.
c.
Blank Device Plates: Model EFB-B; covers unused module opening; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
d.
Device Plates: Model EFB-AAP; holds two Extron Electronics AAP devices; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
e.
Device Plates: Model EFB-MAAP; holds four Legrand AVIP plates four Extron Electronics MAAP devices; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
f.
Device Plates: Model EFB-MOS; European device plate holds up to (45 x 67.5 mm) Arteor device; standard size wall plate; 2-3/4 x 4-1/2 in (69 x 114 mm); white color.
g.
Knockout Plates: Model EFB810-3/4-11/4; has one 3/4 in (19 mm) and one 3/4/1-1/4 in (19/32 mm) concentric trade size knockout.
h.
Knockout Plates: Model EFB810-2; has one 2 in (51 mm) trade size knockout.
 
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D.
Multiple Service Wall Boxes.
1.
Basis of Design: The Legrand Evolution Series Multiple Service Wall Boxes and accessories as manufactured by Legrand/Wiremold.
 
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2.
Model WSB42-2 Two-Gang Multiple Service Box: Box includes box, dividers and mounting brackets. Manufactured from 0.063 in (1.6 mm) galvanized steel.
a.
Back-feed brackets: 0.050 in (1.2 mm) steel with a gray or ivory finish suitable for field painting.
b.
Box Dimensions (LxWxH): 4-3/4 x 5 x 3-1/4 in (121 x 127 x 83 mm).
c.
Knockouts: Located on top and bottom, 2-1/4 in (57 mm) from the face to accommodate combinations of 1/2 in (12 mm), 3/4 in (18 mm) and 1 in (25 mm) trade size conduits.
d.
Separate ground terminal for each gang.
e.
Adjustable for a flush installation with the finished wall.
f.
Positive stops for surface mounting to 1/2 in (12 mm), 5/8 in (16 mm), 1 in (25 mm) and 1-1/4 in (32 mm) thick wallboard.
1)
Locate adjusting screws outside the box for adjustment prior to installation.
g.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable to separate box for power and communication services.
h.
Mounting Bracket: Self-leveling device molded from UL approved resins and accommodate standard power devices, connectivity inserts, and Wiremold 5507 Series faceplates.
1)
Accommodates up to six power devices or eighteen communications inserts.
2)
Ability to accept other manufacturer's devices shall be available.
3)
Manufacturer's standard faceplates, mounting brackets and trim rings shall be color matched.
i.
Depth: Accommodate a 1-1/4 in (32 mm) cable bend radius which meets or exceeds the specifications for Fiber Optic and Category 5 cabling and TIA/EIA-569A requirements for communications pathways.
1)
A 1 in (25 mm) controlled radius storage loop is available.
j.
Device Covers: Duplex device cover plates, single 1.40 in (36 mm) and 1.59 in (40 mm) diameter receptacle cover plates, switch plates, GFCI cover plates, Sentrex surge receptacle cover plates and other rectangular face plates shall be available.
1)
Single-Gang Cover Plates: Modular design and compatible with Wiremold wire and cable management systems.
k.
Communication Devices and Accessories: Complete line of connectivity outlets and modular multi-media inserts for voice, data, video, audio, etc. with faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting.
1)
A complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels, snap-in icon buttons and write-on station identification labels shall also be available.
l.
Two-Gang Device Mounting Brackets and Trim Rings: Model WSB07-2A.
1)
Self-leveling bracket accommodates a wide variety of electrical and communications devices; for use with two-gang box only.
 
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a)
Color: Ivory.
b)
Color: White.
c)
Color: Black.
d)
Color: Gray.
e)
Color: Light gray.
2)
Trim ring hides the hole cut, giving box a finished look.
3)
Use with 5507 Series Faceplates, Ortronics TracJack and Series II Modules, Pass and Seymour Activate Series Inserts and Wiremold Open System Communication Modules.
 
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3.
Model WSB42-4 Four-Gang Multiple Service Box: Box includes box, dividers and mounting brackets. 0.063 in (1.6mm) galvanized steel.
a.
Back-feed brackets: 0.050 in (1.2 mm) steel with a gray or ivory finish suitable for field painting.
b.
Box Dimensions (LxWxH): 9-3/16 x 5 x 3-1/4 in (233 x 127 x 83 mm).
c.
Knockouts: Located on top and bottom, 2-1/4 in (57 mm) from the face to accommodate combinations of 1/2 in (12 mm), 3/4 in (18 mm) and 1 in (25 mm) trade size conduits.
d.
Separate ground terminal for each gang.
e.
Adjustable for a flush installation with the finished wall.
f.
Positive stops for surface mounting to 1/2 in (12 mm), 5/8 in (16 mm), 1 in (25 mm) and 1-1/4 in (32 mm) thick wallboard.
1)
Locate adjusting screws outside the box for adjustment prior to installation.
g.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable to separate box for power and communication services.
h.
Mounting Bracket: Self-leveling device molded from UL approved resins and accommodate standard power devices, connectivity inserts, and Wiremold 5507 Series faceplates.
1)
Accommodates up to six power devices or eighteen communications inserts.
2)
Ability to accept other manufacturer's devices shall be available.
3)
Manufacturer's standard faceplates, mounting brackets and trim rings shall be color matched.
i.
Depth: Accommodate a 1-1/4 in (32 mm) cable bend radius which meets or exceeds the specifications for Fiber Optic and Category 5 cabling and TIA/EIA-569A requirements for communications pathways.
1)
A 1 in (25 mm) controlled radius storage loop is available.
j.
Device Covers: Duplex device cover plates, single 1.40 in (36 mm) and 1.59 in (40 mm) diameter receptacle cover plates, switch plates, GFCI cover plates, Sentrex surge receptacle cover plates and other rectangular face plates shall be available.
1)
Single-Gang Cover Plates: Modular design and compatible with Wiremold wire and cable management systems.
k.
Communication Devices and Accessories: Complete line of connectivity outlets and modular multi-media inserts for voice, data, video, audio, etc. with faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting.
1)
A complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels, snap-in icon buttons and write-on station identification labels shall also be available.
l.
Four-Gang Device Mounting Brackets and Trim Rings: Model WSB07-4A.
1)
Self-leveling bracket accommodates a wide variety of electrical and communications devices; for use with four-gang box only.
 
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a)
Color: Ivory.
b)
Color: White.
c)
Color: Black.
d)
Color: Gray.
e)
Color: Light gray.
2)
Trim ring hides the hole cut, giving box a finished look.
3)
Use with 5507 Series Faceplates, Ortronics TracJack and Series II Modules, Pass & Seymour Activate Series Inserts and Wiremold Open System Communication Modules.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete subparagraph if not required.
 
4.
Model WSB42-6 Six-Gang Multiple Service Box: Box includes box, dividers and mounting brackets. Box manufactured from 0.063 in (1.6 mm) galvanized steel.
a.
Back-feed brackets: 0.050 in (1.2 mm) steel with a gray or ivory finish suitable for field painting.
b.
Box Dimensions (LxWxH): 13-3/4 x 5 x 3-1/4 in (350 x 127 x 83 mm).
c.
Knockouts: Located on top and bottom, 2-1/4 in (57 mm) from the face to accommodate combinations of 1/2 in (12 mm), 3/4 in (18 mm) and 1 in (25 mm) trade size conduits.
d.
Knockouts: Located on top and bottom, 2-1/4 in (57 mm) from the face to accommodate combinations of 1/2 in (12 mm), 3/4 in (18 mm) and 1 in (25 mm) and 1-1/2 in (39 mm) trade size conduits.
e.
Separate ground terminal for each gang.
f.
Adjustable for a flush installation with the finished wall.
g.
Positive stops for surface mounting to 1/2 in (12 mm), 5/8 in (16 mm), 1 in (25 mm) and 1-1/4 in (32 mm) thick wallboard.
1)
Locate adjusting screws outside the box for adjustment prior to installation.
h.
Dividers: Removable and relocatable to separate box for power and communication services.
i.
Mounting Bracket: Self-leveling device molded from UL approved resins and accommodate standard power devices, connectivity inserts, and Wiremold 5507 Series faceplates.
1)
Accommodates up to six power devices or eighteen communications inserts.
2)
Ability to accept other manufacturer's devices shall be available.
3)
Manufacturer's standard faceplates, mounting brackets and trim rings shall be color matched.
j.
Depth: Accommodate a 1-1/4 in (32 mm) cable bend radius which meets or exceeds the specifications for Fiber Optic and Category 5 cabling and TIA/EIA-569A requirements for communications pathways.
1)
A 1 in (25.4 mm) controlled radius storage loop is available.
k.
Device Covers: Duplex device cover plates, single 1.40 in (36 mm) and 1.59 in (40 mm) diameter receptacle cover plates, switch plates, GFCI cover plates, Sentrex surge receptacle cover plates and other rectangular face plates shall be available.
1)
Single-Gang Cover Plates: Modular design and compatible with Wiremold wire and cable management systems.
l.
Communication Devices and Accessories: Complete line of connectivity outlets and modular multi-media inserts for voice, data, video, audio, etc. with faceplates and bezels to facilitate mounting.
1)
A complete line of preprinted station and port identification labels, snap-in icon buttons and write-on station identification labels shall also be available.
m.
Six-Gang Device Mounting Brackets and Trim Rings: Model WSB07-6A.
1)
Self-leveling bracket accommodates a wide variety of electrical and communications devices; for use with six-gang box only.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
4)
Color: Black.
5)
Color: Gray.
6)
Color: Light gray.
7)
Trim ring hides the hole cut, giving box a finished look.
n.
Faceplates: 5507 Series, Ortronics TracJack and Series II Modules, Pass & Seymour Activate Series Inserts and Wiremold Open System Communication Modules.
 
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5.
Backfeed Kits: Model WSA86; for backfeeding large raceway systems such as 4000, 6000, 5400, 5500, and ALA4800 Series raceways. Use the dividers for UL Listed separation. Backfeed plate completely covers wall hole cut. Backfeed plate only required for 4000 and 6000 Series raceways. Kit includes ivory and gray trim pieces.
 
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6.
Open Architecture Device Mounting Brackets: Model WSA00-4.
a.
Self-leveling bracket accommodates a wide variety of electrical and communications devices.
b.
Bracket accommodates standard single- and dual-gang faceplate.
c.
Trim ring hides hole cut, giving box a finished look.
 
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1)
Color: Ivory.
2)
Color: White.
3)
Color: Black.
4)
Color: Gray.
5)
Color: Light gray.
 
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7.
Fiber Storage Loop: Model FSS-18; used to store 18 in (457 mm) of cable with a controlled 1 in (25 mm) bend radius.
8.
Faceplates:
 
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a.
Modular Furniture Adapter: Model 5507AD(WH).
1)
Used to mount Activate modular furniture bezels and other modular furniture adapters.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
b.
Blank Faceplate: Model 5507B(WH):
1)
Used to cover unused compartments in device bracket.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
c.
Duplex Faceplate: Model 5507D(WH).
1)
Used to cover duplex style devices; accepts 106 Frame.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
d.
Rectangular Faceplate: Model 5507R(WH).
1)
Used to cover rectangular style devices.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
e.
Rectangular Spacer: Model 5507S(WH).
1)
Used to mount commercial device plates; installs between the device bracket and a device.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
f.
Switch Faceplate: Model 5507SW(WH).
1)
Used to cover standard toggle switches.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
g.
Single Receptacle Faceplate: Model 5507T1(WH).
1)
Used to cover single receptacles 1.59 in (40 mm) diameter.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
h.
Single Receptacle Faceplate: Model 5507T2(WH).
1)
Used to cover single receptacles 1.41 in (36 mm) diameter.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
i.
Dual RJ11/RJ45 Connector Faceplate: Model 5507RJ(WH).
1)
Mounts one or two RJ keystone type connectors; has one opening and a knockout for the other.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
j.
Flush Dual RJ11/RJ45 Connector Faceplate: Model 5507FRJ.
1)
Recessed mounted one or two RJ keystone type connectors; has one opening and a knockout for the other.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
k.
Extron AAP Faceplate: Model 5507AAP.
1)
Accepts two Extron Electronics AAP single space modules.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
4)
Color: Gray.
5)
Color: Fog white.
l.
Extron MAAP Faceplate: Model 5507MAAP.
1)
Accepts two Extron Electronics MAAP single space modules.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
4)
Color: Gray.
5)
Color: Fog white.
m.
Ortonics Faceplate: Model 5507-4TJ.
1)
Accepts Ortonics datacom inserts; accepts four TracJack devices.
2)
Color: White.
n.
Ortonics Faceplate: Model 5507-6TJ.
1)
Accepts Ortonics datacom inserts; accepts six TracJack devices.
2)
Color: White.
o.
Angled Raceway Adapter: Model ARA-S2.
1)
Used with multi-channel raceway device brackets and WallSource device mounting brackets.
2)
Angled exit provides additional mounting depth required for A/V connections as well as ensuring the required bend radius for UTP and fiber optic cabling;
a)
Holds two Ortonics Series II modules.
3)
Fits 5507 Series Faceplate opening.
p.
Angled Raceway Adapter: Model CM-ARA.
1)
Used with multi-channel raceway device brackets and WallSource device mounting brackets.
2)
Angled exit provides additional mounting depth required for A/V connections as well as ensuring the required bend radius for UTP and fiber optic cabling.
3)
Holds two CM2 Series modules or two Pass and Seymour 2A inserts.
4)
Fits 5507 Series Faceplate opening.
q.
End Plates: Model CM-EPLA(WH).
1)
Includes two outlet identification labels with clear covers and two matching screw covers; required for mounting Pass and Seymour Activate and Wiremold CM2 Open System communication modules into 5500 Series device brackets.
 
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2)
Color: Ivory.
3)
Color: White.
r.
End Plates: Model S2-EPL.
1)
Includes two outlet identification labels with clear covers and two matching screw covers.
2)
Required for mounting Ortonics Series II modules into 5500 Series device brackets.
 
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2.15
CEILING BOXES FOR ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
A.
General:
1.
Compatible with complete line of Wiremold AVIPTM devices, Ortronics workstation connectivity outlets and modular inserts, and most audio/video manufacturers' products.
2.
Interface between power, communication and audio/video (A/V) cabling new construction and renovation location where power and communication and/or A/V device outlets are required.
3.
Controlled and uncontrolled receptacles.
4.
Storage shelf to mount sensitive audio/video and power equipment.
5.
Built in method for cooling equipment.
6.
An offering to accept project mounted devices.
B.
Ceiling Boxes
1.
Basis of Design: The Legrand Evolution Series Ceiling Boxes and accessories as manufactured by Legrand/Wiremold.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete models not required.
 
2.
Model ECB2S Ceiling Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel, interior and exterior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 23-3/4 x 23-3/4 x 6-3/4 in (603 x 603 x 171 mm).
c.
Removable access door.
d.
Tether that will prevent the access door from falling during the removal process.
e.
Uncontrolled Receptacles: Six 20A.
f.
Removable, pivotable and relocatable shelving to permit for custom configuration, additions, and of audio/video equipment as required.
g.
Built in means to be supported by cabling as well as threaded rod without the need for additional mounting brackets.
h.
Ability to mount up to two 4.7 x 4.7 in (120 x 120 mm), 120 VAC, 1.9 cu ft per min (53.8 liters per min), single phase fans, if additional cooling is required.
3.
Model ECB2SP Ceiling Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel, interior and exterior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 23-3/4 x 23-3/4 x 6-3/4 in (603 x 603 x 171 mm).
c.
Removable access door.
d.
Tether that will prevent the access door from falling during the removal process.
e.
Provided with mounting means for supporting a projector mount up to 50 lbs (22.7 kg).
1)
Means to relocate the projector laterally along its width.
f.
Uncontrolled Receptacles: seven 20A.
1)
Six receptacles located in the box to power the devices inside the box.
2)
One receptacle located outside the box to provide power for the projector.
g.
Removable, pivotable and relocatable shelving to permit for custom configuration, additions, and of audio/video equipment as required.
h.
Supported by cabling as well as threaded rod without the need for additional mounting brackets.
i.
Ability to mount up to two 4.7 x 4.7 in (120 x 120 mm), 120 VAC, 1.9 cu ft per min (53.8 liters per min), single phase fans, if additional cooling is required.
4.
Model ECB2S-CR Ceiling Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel, interior and exterior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 23-3/4 x 23-3/4 x 6-3/4 in (603 x 603 x 171 mm).
c.
Removable access door.
d.
Tether that will prevent the access door from falling during the removal process.
e.
Provided with mounting means for supporting a projector mount up to 50 lbs (22.7 kg).
1)
Means to relocate the projector laterally along its width.
f.
Uncontrolled Receptacles: seven 20A.
1)
Six receptacles located in the box to power the devices inside the box.
2)
One receptacle located outside the box to provide power for the projector.
g.
Receptacles: Six 20A.
1)
Four receptacles controlled via dry contact. Contact-closure control provides user selectable settings for momentary or maintained, and normally open or normally closed operation.
a)
Test button for local operation of the controlled receptacles.
b)
Status terminal block for remote indication of the status of the controlled receptacles (Class 2 wiring).
2)
Two of the receptacles shall be uncontrolled.
h.
Removable, pivotable and relocatable shelving to permit for custom configuration, additions, and of audio/video equipment as required.
i.
Supported by cabling as well as threaded rod without the need for additional mounting brackets.
j.
Ability to mount up to two 4.7 x 4.7 in (120 x 120 mm), 120 VAC, 1.9 cu ft per min (53.8 liters per min), single phase fan for maintaining a cool environment providing thermostatically-controlled airflow within the enclosure.
5.
Model ECB2SP-CR Ceiling Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel, interior and exterior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 23-3/4 x 23-3/4 x 6-3/4 in (603 x 603 x 171 mm).
c.
Removable access door.
d.
Tether that will prevent the access door from falling during the removal process.
e.
Provided with mounting means for supporting a projector mount up to 50 lbs (22.7 kg).
f.
Receptacles: Seven 20A.
1)
Four receptacles controlled via dry contacts. Contact-closure control shall provide user selectable settings for momentary or maintained, and normally open or normally closed operation.
a)
Test button for local operation of the controlled receptacles.
b)
Status terminal block for remote indication of the status of the controlled receptacles (Class 2 wiring).
2)
Two receptacles uncontrolled.
3)
One receptacle to be located on the outside of the box to provide power for the projector.
g.
Removable, pivotable and relocatable shelving to permit for custom configuration, additions, and of audio/video equipment as required.
h.
Supported by cabling as well as threaded rod without the need for additional mounting brackets.
i.
Ability to mount up to two 4.7 x 4.7 in (120 x 120 mm), 120 VAC, 1.9 cu ft per min (53.8 liters per min), AC single phase fan for thermostatically-controlling airflow within the enclosure.
6.
Model ECB2S-RLNK Ceiling Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel, interior and exterior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 23-3/4 x 23-3/4 x 6-3/4 in (603 x 603 x 171 mm).
c.
Removable access door.
d.
Tether that will prevent the access door from falling during the removal process.
e.
Middle Atlantic Products RackLinkTM system (power management system).
1)
RackLink shall provide basic surge protection.
f.
Receptacle: Six 20A.
1)
Two receptacles shall be uncontrolled.
2)
Four receptacles controlled via RackLink control interface over IP or RS-232.
a)
Auto-shutdown in an over or under voltage event with automatic recovery.
b)
Power products, monitor and log key environmental variables, including input voltage, load current and local temperature.
c)
Monitor specific remote IP devices and services.
d)
Reboot an unresponsive network device.
e)
User-defined alert thresholds for input voltage, load current and local temperature and shall issue email notifications on any threshold breach and recovery condition.
f)
Automatically power down, or power up equipment as required on over temperature conditions.
g)
Allow local export of log files in CSV format, and shall allow log files to be extracted to 3rd party databases via IP or RS232. Include an integrated web server for browser-based access and control.
h)
Open control protocol for integration with control systems.
i)
Allow remote access and control via devices using the iOS and AndroidTM operating systems.
j)
Extend control to anywhere in the facility through dry contacts.
g.
Removable, pivotable and relocatable shelving to permit for custom configuration, additions, and of audio/video equipment as required.
h.
Supported by cabling as well as threaded rod without the need for additional mounting brackets.
i.
Ability to mount with one 4.7 x 4.7 in (120 x 120 mm), 120 VAC, 1.9 cu ft per min (53.8 liters per min), single phase fan for maintaining a cool environment providing thermostatically-controlled airflow within the enclosure. Provisions for a second fan to be added.
7.
Model ECB2SP-RLNK Ceiling Box: Manufactured from stamped steel approved for use in new and renovation construction locations.
a.
Finish: Polyester based baked white enamel, interior and exterior.
b.
Size (LxWxH): 23-3/4 x 23-3/4 x 6-3/4 in (603 x 603 x 171 mm).
c.
Removable access door.
d.
Tether that will prevent the access door from falling during the removal process.
e.
Middle Atlantic Products RackLinkTM system (power management system).
1)
RackLink shall provide basic surge protection.
f.
Receptacle: Seven 20A.
1)
One receptacle located outside the box to provide power for the projector.
2)
Two receptacles shall be uncontrolled.
3)
Four receptacles controlled via RackLink control interface over IP or RS-232.
a)
Auto-shutdown in an over or under voltage event with automatic recovery.
b)
Power products, monitor and log key environmental variables, including input voltage, load current and local temperature.
c)
Monitor specific remote IP devices and services.
d)
Reboot an unresponsive network device.
e)
User-defined alert thresholds for input voltage, load current and local temperature and shall issue email notifications on any threshold breach and recovery condition.
f)
Automatically power down, or power up equipment as required on over temperature conditions.
g)
Allow local export of log files in CSV format, and shall allow log files to be extracted to 3rd party databases via IP or RS232. Include an integrated web server for browser-based access and control.
h)
Open control protocol for integration with control systems.
i)
Allow remote access and control via devices using the iOS and AndroidTM operating systems.
j)
Extend control to anywhere in the facility through dry contacts.
g.
Removable, pivotable and relocatable shelving to permit for custom configuration, additions, and of audio/video equipment as required.
h.
Supported by cabling as well as threaded rod without the need for additional mounting brackets.
i.
Ability to mount with one 4.7 x 4.7 in (120 x 120 mm), 120 VAC, 1.9 cu ft per min (53.8 liters per min), single phase to thermostatically-controll airflow within the enclosure.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Examine conditions under which raceways and boxes are to be installed. Do not proceed with installation until substrates have been properly prepared and deviations from Manufacturer's recommended tolerances are corrected. Commencement of installation constitutes acceptance of conditions.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Prepare substrates using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
B.
If preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect in writing of deviations from Manufacturer's recommended installation tolerances and conditions.
3.3
INSTALLATION - GENERAL
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions for system components and approved shop drawings. Coordinate installation with adjacent work to ensure proper clearances and to prevent electrical hazards.
B.
Install in accordance with complete system instruction sheets.
C.
Install enclosures to be mechanically continuous and connected to all electrical outlets, boxes, device mounting brackets, and cabinets, in accordance with manufacturer's installation sheets.
D.
Install enclosures to be electrically continuous and bonded in accordance with the National Electric Code for proper grounding.
1.
Mechanical Security: Raceway systems shall be mechanically continuous and connected to all electrical outlets, boxes, device mounting brackets, and cabinets, in accordance with Manufacturer's installation sheets.
2.
Electrical Security: Metal raceway shall be electrically continuous and bonded in accordance with the National Electric Code for proper grounding.
3.
Raceway Support: Raceway shall be supported at intervals not exceeding 5 feet (1524 mm) or in accordance with Manufacturer's installation sheets.
4.
Accessories: Provide accessories as required for a complete installation, including insulated bushings and inserts where required by manufacturer.
5.
Unused Openings: Close unused raceway openings using manufacturer's recommended accessories.
 
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3.4
POWER POLE INSTALLATION
A.
Install indoor power poles and architectural columns in accordance with manufacturer's suggested installation instructions, and as specified. Locate the indoor power poles and architectural columns in strict accordance with the Drawings in order to maintain the indicated pole and column spacing.
B.
Mechanical Security: Install system in such a manner that it is mechanically continuous and connected to all electrical outlets, boxes, and cabinets, in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions.
C.
Electrical Security: Install system in such a manner that it is electrically continuous and bonded in accordance with the provisions of the National Electric Code.
D.
System Support: Securely support system at the ceiling and floor in accordance with manufacturer's installation instructions.
E.
Install system complete with insulating bushings and inserts where required by manufacturer's installation instructions. Close all unused openings where wire is exposed.
 
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3.5
FLOOR BOX INSTALLATION
A.
Strictly comply with manufacturer's installation instructions and recommendations and approved shop drawings. Coordinate installation with adjacent work to ensure proper clearances and to prevent electrical hazards.
1.
Mechanical Security: Raceway systems shall be mechanically continuous and connected to all electrical outlets, boxes, device mounting brackets, and cabinets, in accordance with manufacturer's installation sheets.
2.
Electrical Security: Metal raceway shall be electrically continuous and bonded in accordance with the National Electric Code for proper grounding.
3.
Raceway Support: Raceway shall be supported at intervals not exceeding 5 feet or in accordance with manufacturer's installation sheets.
4.
Accessories: Provide accessories as required for a complete installation, including insulated bushings and inserts where required by manufacturer.
5.
Unused Openings: Close unused raceway openings using manufacturer's recommended accessories.
B.
Install floor boxes to permit all wiring to be completed at floor level.
 
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3.6
FIRE STOP THRU-WALL/THRU-FLOOR FITTINGS INSTALLATION
A.
Prior to and during installation, refer to the system layout or approval drawings containing all elements of the system. Installer shall comply with complete system instruction sheets.
B.
The firestop device shall be installed in accordance with the UL Fire Resistance Directory, as well as any applicable codes and standards for general building, electrical and firestopping installation practices.
 
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3.7
WALL AND CEILING BOX INSTALLATION
A.
Strictly comply with manufacturer's installation instructions and recommendations and approved shop drawings. Coordinate installation with adjacent work to ensure proper clearances and to prevent electrical hazards.
1.
Mechanical Security: Raceway systems shall be mechanically continuous and connected to all electrical outlets, boxes, device mounting brackets, and cabinets, in accordance with manufacturer's installation sheets.
2.
Electrical Security: Metal raceway shall be electrically continuous and bonded in accordance with the National Electric Code for proper grounding.
3.
Raceway Support: Raceway shall be supported at intervals not exceeding 5 feet or in accordance with manufacturer's installation sheets.
4.
Accessories: Provide accessories as required for a complete installation, including insulated bushings and inserts where required by manufacturer.
5.
Unused Openings: Close unused raceway openings using manufacturer's recommended accessories.
3.8
PROTECTION
A.
Clean exposed surfaces using non-abrasive materials and methods recommended by manufacturer.
B.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
C.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
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