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What are Junction Boxes Used For



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Junction boxes have been used for ages to ensure that safety is upheld when it comes to dealing with electricity. Junction boxes are ideally electrical enclosures that are made using metal or plastic that are used to house outdoor wiring that is derived from the main power lines into the building. 

We are going to explore the main functions of junction boxes, the types that exist, and at the same time, we will look at the benefits and limitations that they bring to the table. If you have always wished to know more about junction boxes, then you are in the right place.

Uses of Junction Boxes

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There are many applications of junction boxes in both domestic and commercial settings, and the main ones worthy of note include the following.

Types of Junction Boxes

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As we have already mentioned, there are different types of junction boxes that are used for different situations. The following are the main types that are in common circulation today in both domestic and commercial settings.

Enclosure Materials

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To better understand the functions of a junction box and how it is able to work the way it is designed, it is important that we also look at the materials used in making them in the first place. The following are the main enclosure materials that are commonly used to make junction boxes.


Junction boxes are very important in any major electrical wiring setup. There are many types that exist out there that are suited for different functions. If you happen to be looking for one and you are unsure about where to begin your search, then check out our website and find the information you need.

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