Draft Details

Designation:C22.2 No. 344
Source:CSA
Review start date:Jul 22, 2020
Review end date:Sep 20, 2020
Categories:Electrical
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1.1
This standard provides requirements for grade-level, in-ground enclosures. The enclosures are made of polymer concrete, composite, or plastic, (enclosure covers may be made of metal), intended for conductors and connections at voltages 750 V or less.

1.2
These enclosures are not intended to be installed where vehicular traffic normally occurs. These enclosures are intended to withstand the weight duty classes specified by the manufacturer in accordance with the defined application per Table 1. 

1.3
These enclosures are not intended to be waterproof and may be subject to water ingress.

1.4
Enclosures used in electrical applications are to be installed in accordance with CSA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I.

1.5 This standard does not cover
in-ground boxes for use in hazardous locations as defined in SA C22.1, Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, Safety Standard for Electrical Installations.

Junction boxes for Swimming Pools covered by CSA C22.2 No. 89

Commercial Appliance Outlet Centers covered by CSA C22.2 No. 244.

Products covered by CSA C22.2 No. 198.2, Sealed Wired Connectors

Boxes covered in CSA 337 / ULC 2996

Enclosures covered by CSA A23.4

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