Can a singel metal switch box, which has 2 screws holding the shell
together, be attached to another metal box with the same type configuration
but the side wall from both removed to make a double gang metal switch box?
Or do I have to install a double gang plastic switch box instead?
If you're talking about the two screws holding the side plates on, yep,
that's how they're designed. You can screw a bunch of them together
that way if you like having all your switches in a row....but, please
In TLATR (The Law According To Rico), four is the absolute limit.
After four, even the people living in the house forget which switch is
which, so it's time for a new bank of switches and/or another location.
Yes. It's physically impossible...
Having to label switches is the sign of poor planning and design.
How many libraries have you seen with bedrooms and laundry rooms?
Libraries are not houses and there's no point in comparing the two. A
bank of 24 switches is also a sign of poor planning and design, just on
a higher level of poor.
Maybe it's not "HAVING to label switches", but "GETTING to label
switches". There's a big difference when labeling is accepted as a
benefit, rather than a liability.
I've seen a group of labeled switches in a house (dining room light,
adjacent utility room light, outside light). It was just 3, but
labeling was helpful here.
The library was different, the janitor would turn them all on at the
same time in the morning. I was just saying I had seen 24 together.
It was not a recommendation that you arrange them that way.
You use labels made from 40AWG magnet wire, using a special helical
winding designed to cancel the effect. If you have more than 20
switches within 1.5 meters of each other, it may be necessary to add a
small palladium filament.
I am unable to comply, since I don't use email when it is not
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