Technical Committees

02 Rotating Machines23A Metal Cable Trays
15C Electrical Tubing and Sleeving Products23A Electrical Non-Ferrous Rigid Conduit (Aluminum, Red Brass & Stainless Steel)
17A/121A/121B Industrial Control Equipment23A Nonmetallic Cable Trays
THSC 121A WG GR General Rules23A Metal Electrical Conduit and Fittings for Conduit and Cable
THSC 121A WG1 Medium Voltage Controllers23A Nonmetallic Raceway Products and Accessories
THSC 121A WG3 Pilot and Control Circuit Devices23A-62275 Cable Ties
THSC 121A WG4 Fire Pump Controllers23B-1 Switch and Outlet Boxes
THSC 121A WG5 Terminal Blocks23BC Wiring Devices
THSC 121A WG6 Transfer Switches23E Ground Fault Circuit Interrupters
17A/121A/17C/121B WG 7 Revising IEC-Based CANENA Harmonized Standards23H Pin and Sleeve Type Plugs, Receptacles and Connectors
THSC WG8 Transfer Switches over 750V32 Low Voltage Fuses and Fuseholders
THC 121A Enclosed Switches34 Lighting Products
121A Molded Case Circuit Breakers61C Safety Requirements for Household Refrigerators & Freezers
THC 121B Busways61D Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Equipment
17D Panelboard and Switchboard70/31 Enclosures
121B Control Centers99 Connectors
20 Electric CablesTHC69-1 EVSE and Personnel Protection
THSC 20, Flexible Cords and CablesTHC69-2 EVSE Connectors
THSC 20, Building Wire and CableTHSC 20, Wire and Cable Test Methods
THSC23A-WG1 Electrical Rigid Metal Conduit – Aluminum, Red Brass, and Stainless SteelCANENA 121A PV Circuit Breakers
THC 26 Electric WeldingTHC 22H Uninterruptible power systems (UPS)
THSC 20 Electric Vehicle Cables

 

23B-1 Switch and Outlet Boxes
CHAIR
Mr. Guy Benjamin
Thomas & Betts, A Member of the ABB Group
1811 Boul Hymus
Dorval, QC H9P 1J5 Canada
Phone: (514) 685-2277 x7561
Email: guy.benjamin@tnb.com
SECRETARY
Mr. Muhammad Ali
NEMA
1300 N. 17th Street, Suite 900
Rosslyn VA 22209 USA
Phone: (703) 841-3288
Fax: (703) 841-3388
Email: muhammad.ali@nema.org
SCOPE

  1. To develop and maintain harmonized standards for electrical boxes and their components for use in the Americas, that are consistent with safe installations of these products, and in accordance with the applicable installation codes;
  2. To harmonize these requirements with the IEC 60670 series of standards to the maximum extent practical;
  3. To propose appropriate changes to the national installation codes to facilitate harmonization objectives;
  4. To provide technical assistance toward effective implementation of these standards.
STANDARDS

  1. CSA C22.2 No. 18.1, UL 514A, NMX-J-023/1-ANCE, Metallic Outlet Boxes
  2. IEC 60670-1, Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and similar
    fixed installations – Part 1: General requirements
  3. IEC 60670-21, Boxes and enclosures for electrical accessories for household and
    similar fixed installations – Part 21: Particular requirements for boxes and enclosures
    with provision for suspension means
  4. IEC 60670-22, Boxes and enclosures for electrical
    accessories for household and similar fixed installations – Part 22: Particular
    requirements for connecting boxes and enclosures
  5. IEC 60670-23, Boxes and enclosures
    for electrical accessories for household and similar fixed installations – Part
    23: Particular requirements for floor boxes and enclosures
  6. UL 514C, Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes, Flush-Device Boxes, and Covers
  7. CSA C22.2 No. 18.2, Nonmetallic Outlet Boxes
PROJECTS
9. Metallic Outlet Boxes
101. Integration of North American box requirements in IEC 60670-1
Second amendment cycle for the trinational standard for metallic outlet boxes
Third amendment cycle for the trinational standard for metallic outlet boxes
Fourth amendment cycle for the trinational standard for metallic outlet boxes
XX. Fifth amendment cycle for the trinational standard for metallic Outlet Boxes
Publication Schedules
CANENA-Project-Tracker-Metal-Box-Standard 2016-2018