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Steel City® FFPT6 Furniture Feed Poke-Through Floor Box Maximizes Cabling Capacity

New Thomas & Betts Floor Box Fits 6-inch Holes in Commercial Buildings

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 23, 2016 – The Steel City® FFPT6 furniture-feed poke-through floor box is designed to fit 6-inch holes at the second floor and above in commercial buildings, providing maximized capacity for power and communications wiring when feeding modular furniture.

“There is a limit to the number of penetrations that can be drilled in the floor of a commercial building,” Ralph Donati, product marketing director at T&B, said. “The builder must make the most of each hole drilled in the floor, especially if there is a large number of desks and work stations to wire for phones, computers and other equipment. The Steel City FFPT6 furniture-feed poke-through floor box provides a high capacity for electrical and electronic wiring in a single-core drill location.”

The Steel City FFPT6 furniture-feed poke-through floor box has a ¾-inch hub for power wiring and 1 ¼-inch and 2-inch hubs for communications cabling, including plugs. The core drill size is 6 inches and the integral junction box has 27-cubic-inch capacity, with five ½-inch and five ¾-inch knockouts. Covers are available in solid brass, brushed aluminum or black finish. It is rated for the UL® 263 two-hour fire test.

For more information about the Steel City FFPT6 furniture-feed poke-through floor box from T&B, please visit www.tnb.com and look for Steel City on the “Brands” tab, or call (800) 238-5000.

Thomas & Betts Corporation, a member of the ABB Group, is a global leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of essential components used to manage the connection, distribution, transmission and reliability of electrical power in utility, industrial, commercial, and residential applications. With a portfolio of more than 200,000 products marketed under more than 45 premium brand names, Thomas & Betts products are found wherever electricity is used. Thomas & Betts’ headquarters are in Memphis, Tenn.