I'm sure I've come across a surface-mounted channel system into which mains
sockets can be inserted at any point, with blanking plates filling in the
intermediate spaces; the wiring was built in to the strip itself. But I've
searched in places like Screwfix and TLC (and office suppliers - I think it
was an office rather than an industrial product) without success.
I tried Googling for "power strip" but that seems to be the new name for
what I would call a multi-socket extension - when did that happen? The
product I'm thinking of comes in much longer lengths, to be run across the
entire width of a room.
Can anyone point me in the right direction? Many thanks.
I dread to think what that costs.
Wasn't Bert talking about surface mount trunking (sorry if that's the wrong
term) that sockets, etc, can be mounted in. The wiring runs inside the trunking.
I've seen this in labs, computer rooms, etc., and always fancied installing
it in my garage.
Today is Prickle-Prickle, the 5th day of Bureaucracy in the YOLD 3177
The system I was remembering had elements of that, and of the one Adam
linked to (I don't recall the moveable-sockets facility in the one I saw).
I suppose there could be several variants available commercially.
Thanks for the reply, and the picture.
Frighteningly expensive stuff. It's possibly useful of you need an
easily reconfigurable office space, but otherwise just pull cable.
Even the trunking where the sockets fit onto the trunking is
expensive, compared to the cost of basic boxes and conduit.
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