Raceway outlet station

  • US 5,998,732 A
  • Filed: 01/13/1998
  • Issued: 12/07/1999
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/13/1998
  • Status: Expired due to Term
First Claim
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1. A modular raceway outlet station for use with a trunking duct which has a divider wall and a top access opening comprising:

  • an offset power box having,a projection extending laterally from a top wall of the offset power box having a top portion and an abutment portion depending from a furthest extent of the top portion adapted to be disposed substantially aligned with an adjacent edge of the top access opening; and

    an opening formed in the abutment portion of the projection is in communication with an aperture formed in a side wall of the offset power box adjacent the duct; and

    a communication extension adapted to be disposed over the duct top access opening having,an abutment surface depending from a top surface of the extension adapted to be disposed flush against the abutment portion of the projection;

    a routing notch formed in the abutment surface anda guide wall depending from the extension interiorly adjacent the routing notch, adapted to be substantially vertically aligned with a divider wall,wherein power conductors may be routed out of and over the duct, through the routing notch, and opening, and into the offset power box before installation of the extension, such that the power conductors are isolated from communication conductors when the extension is installed.

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