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2 Gang 13A Weatherproof Socket DP Switched IP66 with Neon Indicators, BG Nexus Storm WP22 Double Outdoor Socket

Model No. LOB8840 by: BG Electrical
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This is the BG WP22 outdoor weatherproof socket, a double switched socket coming in a grey finish, rated at 13Amp and having an IP66 rating, making it ideal for garden, workshop, and commercial applications. It is part of the BG Nexus weatherproof Storm range - it is weather and dust proof to IP66 rating. 

The Nexus storm Socket is easy to install. It has clearly marked terminals with backed out captive screws. There is a choice of cable entries on four sides of the housing to cover all cable entry requirements. There are 2 rubber wall fixing seal covers to ensure protecction against water ingress. (Wall fixings are not supplied).

All cable entries in the four sides have removable blanking caps. There is also a drill out entry on the rear face. A choice of 2 Earth terminals are located inside the mounting box for ease of installation and safety. The housing is customer configurable - It will also accept alternative socket modules from the Nexus BG Grid range of wiring accessories. Optional pad locking feature - (pad lock not supplied)

It is designed to protect the potentially dangerous electricity supply in the most arduous of conditions. The Nexus Storm range of IP rated weatherproof wiring accessories offer the best solution to safe outdoor power. The Nexus Storm Double Pole 2 Gang 13 amp Switch Socket is IP66 rated for protection against water ingress. It has a robust, high impact UV stable switch housing for protection and safety.

Nexus Storm WP22 Twin Outdoor Socket - Technical Specs

  • Standard(s): BS 1363 Part 2
  • Rating: 13 Amp 250V~
  • Switch Type: Double pole
  • Contact Gap: 3.0mm minimum
  • Multiple cable knock-outs
  • Power status indicator visible through cover
  • Terminal Capacity: 3 x 2.5mm² 3 x 4mm² 2 x 6.0mm²
  • IP Rating: IP66
  • Number of cable entries: 8 x 20mm. 1 in each of the 2 sides and 3 in each of the top and bottom faces, 1 drill out entry 20/25mm in rear face
  • Size: 171mm x 154mm x 80mm
  • RAL Colour: RAL 7001
  • Robust construction

The box contains: 1 x Weatherproof Socket, 2 x rubber wall fixing screw seal covers, Instruction Leaflet, 4 Assembly Screws, 4 x screw covers.

Switches & Sockets Specific
Amp 13
Finish White
Gang 2
Insert No Insert
Plate Plastic
Style Outdoor
Type Socket

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