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Fire Rated Junction Boxes & Enclosures
- Published: Thursday, 27 February 2014 11:55
“When designing a new lighting scheme for applications that require the use of Fire rated cables it is sometimes overlooked but the enclosure or junction box is or could be an integral key part of the overall electrical scheme.”
At Ce-Tek, we manufacture two series of Fire Rated Junction boxes by family, namely:
• CEP which is made from Glass reinforced polyester with thick walls.
• CEX which is made from 316L Stainless steel.
These two ranges have been tested to and passed for use to IEC331 at 750°C for 3 hours and BS6387 CWZ at 950°C for 3 hours.
C is Resistance to Fire alone,
W is Resistance to Fire with Water
Z is Resistance to Fire and Mechanical shock
Both family series of Fire Rated Junction boxes comply with BS8519-2010 for Life Safety Applications which states that the junction boxes need to be rated to the maximum temperature of their internal components.
For designers and consultants for electrical wiring schemes Ce-Tek can offer a clear option to maintain the integrity of the safety critical circuits in buildings, rail infrastructure projects, tunnels and oil & gas installations.
Ce-Tek management has worked closely with engineers and have over 35 years of experience in Fire Rated applications and is the market leader in this field.
Confidence and the ability to provide on time solutions has enabled Ce-Tek to be awarded projects for the Channel Tunnel, Channel Tunnel Rail Link project, London Underground, Thames service tunnels, M25 Motorway tunnels and Canal Tunnels for Network Rail to name but a few.
CEX151590FR 150 x 150 x 90mm Stainless steel with high temperature terminals
CEX151590FRF 150 x 150 x 90mm Stainless steel with high temperature terminals and fused
CEX151590FRFP 150 x 150 x 90mm Stainless steel with high temperature terminals and fused + plug for connecting to a suitable light fitting.
CEX191910FR 190 x 190 x 100mm Stainless steel with high temperature terminals
CEX191910FRF 190 x 190 x 100mm Stainless steel with high temperature terminals and fused
CEX191910FRFP 190 x 190 x 100mm Stainless steel with high temperature terminals and fused + plug for connecting to a suitable light fitting.
CEX (SS) sizes from 110 x 110 x 65mm – 1177 x 777 x 300mm
CEP (GRP) sizes from 80 x 75 x 55mm – 600 x 250 x 120mm