Abtech Fire Rated Enclosures and Junction Boxes

Abtech Fire Rated Enclosures and Junction Boxes

Stainless Steel, Mild Steel and GRP Enclosures

Abtech Fire Rated Junction Boxes (BPG, SX)

When planning the installation of essential systems that are designed to operate in a fire, such as fire alarm, fire safety and emergency lighting controls, a great deal of emphasis is placed on the survival of critical components including fire dampers, actuators and cables that will be contained in the area. Howerver, the specification of junction boxes with regard their fire survival properties is often overlooked. It is a well known fact that any electrical system is only as effective as as its weakest part, such as the points of connection when installing these essential systems, it is important that attention is paid to the junction boxes during the material selection and installation process. Abtech have considerable experience of ensuring fire survival of junction boxes which has been gained over many years of industry experience. For this application Abtech BPG and SX enclosures and junction boxes are offered and the specifications are as follows:-

Abtech Fire Rated Junction Boxes - BPG

Glass Reinforced Polyester Fire Rated Junction Boxes

These GRP Junction boxes offer a level of mechanical strength by using a non standard form of Glass Reiforced Material in the manufacturing process. This means that when the enclosure is exposed to a fire, the structure holds together even in the event of the resin being depleted due to extreme temperatures.

Featuring an innovative labyrinth seal system Abtech BPG Junction Boxes are tested to and have passed IP66/67.

Abtech BPG Fire Rated Junction Boxes are available in 16 sizes.

Abtech Fire Rated Junction Boxes - SX

Mild Steel and Stainless Steel Fire Rated Junction Boxes

The SX range was specifically designed to meet the harsh conditions of the North Sea and is capable of achieving IP66 and IP67. In addition IP68 enclosures can also be offered for depths up to 120ft. Please contact us for further details.

The SX range includes Mild Steel and Stainless Steel Junction Boxes across 14 sizes. Details are as follows:

Abtech Mild Steel Enclosures - MSX

  • Mild Steel Junction Boxes can accommodate various paint options (most RAL colours).
  • Numerous Anti Corrosion finishes available.

Abtech Stainless Steel Enclosures - SSX

  • Manufactured from 316 grade stainless steel to give the maximum environmental protection.
  • The main body is manufactured from 2mm thick sheet. The mounting straps and gland plates manufactured from 3mm thick plate.
  • Cable entries can be drilled in the enclosure door or sides or through the gland plates, if fitted. Entries may also be drilled through the rear face of the enclosure (EEx’e’ versions also).

Abtech Fire Rated Junction Boxes - Fire Test Results

Fire Rated Enclosure Type (when used with ceramic terminals) IEC 331
750°C (1382°F)
for 3 hours
(Flame Only)
BS6387 ‘C’
950°C (1742°F)
for 3 hours
(Flame Only)
BS6387 ‘Z’
950°C (1742°F)
for 3 hours
(External Impact)
BS6387 ‘W’
950°C (1742°F)
for 3 hours
(Water Spray)
Abtech SX Junction Boxes Pass Pass Pass Pass
Abtech BPG Junction Boxes Pass Pass Not Tested Not Tested

Abtech Fire Rated Enclosures - Further Details

Please refer to the individual product pages and data sheets in this section for further details of the Abtech Fire Rated Enclosures or please contact us with your requirements at: technical@cable-jointing.com

Abtech Fire Rated Enclosures - Price and Availability

Alternatively for pricing and stock availability please contact us at sales@cable-jointing.com

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