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Section: Shoreside Installations..


The box was in an exposed location, and has duly suffered.
Adaptable boxes, as above, are designed for indoor applications. Boxes with seals are available, but as can be seen, are not very effective.

The glands used with the armoured cable are also 'indoor type'. Water soon leaches through to the interior of the box.
For outdoor work, junction boxes of minimum IP55 rating will give effective results, with 'CW' outdoor armoured glands.