Accession Number:

ADD020351

Title:

Electrical Outlet Box With Secure Quick Connect and Release Features

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 24 Nov 2003, Patented 7 Sep 2004

Corporate Author:

TACOM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2004-09-07

Pagination or Media Count:

9.0

Abstract:

An electrical outlet or junction box is provided herein for interiorly accommodating at least one electrical device and at least one cable furnished to said box by a manual source. A secure, quick connect and release capability for electrically connecting said cable and electrical device is supplied by one or more terminal blocks that are mounted to an interior wall of said box. These blocks carry at least one receiving means and at least one releasing means along an exterior surface. The box iteself, comprises a rear wall which is perimetrically bounded by an outer wall that extends outwardly from said rear wall to define an integral structure with an open front opposite of the rear wall. The electrical device is then energized by supplying said cable with electricity from an external power source.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE