Slim Airtight Junction Box (2-1/8” tall)

Our new Slim Airtight Junction Box* measures only 2-1/8” tall (x 5-7/8” wide x 1-7/8” deep; 21 cu.in.) offering two significant benefits;

  • the 5-7/8” length allows for installation flexibility of long drivers, and,
  • the 2-1/8” cover height allows for withdrawal through such small ceiling openings!

 

Like our other airtight Junction Boxes, the Slim J-Box and mating covers are also available on their own;

  • Snap-on inner junction box cover (#1742-31) is available with a variety of hole patterns for driver mounting and wire passage.
  • Outer cover (#1742-30) is affixed using two 8-32 self-tapping screws.

Our first application of the Slim J-Box is on our Mini Airtight I.C. Box; #1775-11(AT), but is also available on our existing range of airtight IC Boxes upon request.

*Like our other Airtight Junction Boxes, this may be coupled/stacked together for volume expansion; please click here.

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

Mini Airtight I.C. Box, 2-1/4” High

Reduced ceiling space + little thought for downlighting requirements = Need for lower profile IC boxes.

Responding to ever-reducing height requirements, we are pleased to introduce our lowest height Airtight IC Box yet; our Mini at only 2-1/4” tall. Like our Ultra Shallow (3-1/2” tall) IC Box1, this one also measures 9-5/8” long x 8-1/2” wide. Fitted with our 1286 series plaster frames, the overall footprint remains the same as the plaster frame; 11-3/4” long x 8-1/2” wide. With the box sealed using the same proven methods as all our AT series IC boxes (all joints caulked), and our AT series plaster frames (gasketed underside where it mates with the IC Box), the same restricted airflow performance is obtained (<2 cfm).

The Mini I.C. Box comes with the Slim Airtight Junction Box (also available on its own; #1781-92-1 measuring only 2-1/8” tall x 5-7/8” wide x 1-7/8” deep (21 cu.in.)2, offering two significant benefits;

  • 5-7/8” length allows for installation flexibility of long drivers, and, 
  • 2-1/8” cover height allows for withdrawal through small ceiling openings!

1 In May 2019, we introduced our Small Ultra Shallow I.C. Box (3-1/2” tall), available in both Chicago Plenum, and Ultra-Airtight versions; please click here. These contain our standard airtight Junction Box (1281-92-1, measuring 3-3/16” tall x 4-7/8” wide).

2 Like our other Airtight Junction Boxes, this may be coupled/stacked together for volume expansion; please click here.

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

IC Boxes w/ Junction Box 70

We are pleased to introduce a new line of IC Boxes, the same as our proven Single Ceiling IC Boxes, but containing a much larger junction box (J-Box), measuring 7-7/8” long x 4-7/8” tall x 1-7/8” deep; approx. 70 cu.in. hence the “70” in the description.

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T-Grid Plate

New Product Bulletin – T-Grid Plate

Need to anchor a driver, battery pack, or other device above T-Bar drop ceiling?

Use our customizable T-Grid Plate with a pair of bar hangers! Integral bar hanger pockets on opposing sides accept our proven 1287 bar hangers; extendable from 14” to just over 24”, and offer a variety of mounting features, including notches for resting on T-Bar.

T-Grid plate ends may be flat or bent up 90⁰. Kept flat, the plate measures 14” long, allowing the device to overhang the plate if needed. Bent up, the plate measures 12” long, creating a pocket for the device thus limiting its length, but is an option to increase rigidity as plate width and device weight increase.

Item

Description

1405-X

T-Grid Plate, 12-1/8” long x custom width

1405-X-FE

T-Grid Plate, flat ends, 13-7/8” long x custom width

Note: Replace X with width required; e.g. 1405-2-FE for 2″ wide flat plate with flat ends.

#1405-2-FE

#1405-2-FE

+ #1287 Bar Hangers

#1405-6

#1405-6

+ #1287 Bar Hangers

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

Pre-Painted Black I.C. Boxes

New Product Bulletin – Black I.C. Boxes

We are pleased to introduce a new line of Black I.C. Boxes!

Made of black pre-painted steel, both sides, in the same .027” min thickness steel to comply with UL1598, these offer the following advantages:

  • Increased heat dissipation: Being black, heat is absorbed more readily.
  • Visual absorption: Inside of I.C. box becomes almost invisible – especially important for large and/or multi-lamp cutouts.
  • Pre-painted steel: Far more cost effective than post painting.
  • Pre-painted steel: Leaves holes with bare metal, ensuring electrical continuity through metal fasteners; both screws & rivets.
  • Increased inside height: Utilizes the new single ceiling design of Tripar new #168X Series I.C.Boxes, offering an additional ½” inside height.
  • Aesthetics: They exude quality and look great!

#1681BL-11

#1481BL-11

These are offered in the same sizes as our current line of galvanized Chicago Plenum, as well as our Ultra Airtight I.C. Boxes – with black caulking to seal the joints instead of the standard white. As of Sept 2020, most of these are also available with larger Junction Box 70, please click here to read more about it.

As Tripar will be stocking this black material in both coil and sheet, custom sizes are also possible.

1 Requires Snap-on Inner J-Box Cover 1242-31 & Screw-on Outer J-Box Cover 1242-30.

2 Requires Snap-on Inner J-Box Cover 1442-31 & Screw-on Outer J-Box Cover 1442-30.

Intertek I.C.Box air leakage report:

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

Shutter™ Plaster Frames

New Product Bulletin – Shutter™ Plaster Frames

What to do with the proliferation of luminaire dimensions requiring the plaster frames having a wide range of hole openings that are otherwise identical? Develop plaster frames with an adjustable hole – exactly what Tripar has done, offering this in both round and square holes!

Available in the same overall size as our popular 1231 & 1286 series (8-5/8” x 12-1/2”), both the round and square offer: 3” to 5-1/2” opening adjustability, simple screw-lock, and optional engraved graduations.

In addition, the square opening can be offset with respect to the centerline; especially advantageous if/when an installer needs to run a series of fixtures in a straight line, and encounters obstructions; just offset the plaster frame and square hole to realign affected fixtures!

For I.C. Box Applications

Both Shutters are compatible with a range of I.C.boxes; 1233 series Knockdown, as well as our 1281(AT) & 1285(AT) double ceiling series I.C. boxes, and the new 1681(AT) and 1685(AT) series single ceiling I.C. Boxes.

To maintain restricted airflow requirements for Ultra-airtight applications (<2 CFM airflow), we offer “AT” versions. These come with a ¼” wide gasket placed on the outer face of the frame, extending beyond the outermost holes/slots/lances. Making contact with the topside of a ceiling, this gasket seals off the various holes within this space.

Stop trying to predict plaster frame hole requirements, especially difficult on new products. As markets dictate, you are invariably left with surplus plaster frames containing certain hole diameters, and shortfalls on others which can only be corrected upon ordering and receiving subsequent orders.

The flexibility our Shutter™ reduces the number of SKU’s you must handle, greatly increasing the chances of having what you need, when you need it!

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

Patented. U.S. Patent Number 11,085,615 B2.

Listing of all Tripar patents at TRIPARINC.COM/PAT.

Small Ultra Shallow I.C. Box

New Product Bulletin – Small Ultra Shallow I.C. Box

Reduced above ceiling spaces + little consideration for lighting space requirements = increased need for low profile IC boxes.

To meet this equation, we are pleased to introduce our Small Ultra Shallow I.C.Box solution, available in both Chicago Plenum1 , and Ultra-Airtight versions.

The IC Box is only 3-1/2” tall, and measures 9-3/4” long x 8-1/2” wide. Using our airtight and proven full-size 1281-92-1 junction box, fitted within our 1286 series plaster frames, the overall footprint remains the same as the plaster frame; 11-3/4” long x 8-1/2” wide.

With the box sealed using the same proven methods as all our AT series IC boxes (gasketed underside of plaster frame where it mates with the IC Box, and with all joints caulked), the same restricted airflow performance is obtained (<2 cfm).

Like all of our I.C.Boxes, the inner snap-on junction box cover is available (#1242-31) with a variety of hole patterns for driver mounting and wire passage2. The outer cover (#1242-30) is screwed on using two 8-32 self-tapping screws.

The junction box and plaster frame are both made from galvanized steel, but the box components are available in either galvanized or prepainted black steel.
Note that the cover for the 1485 Series is our standard item #1242-30-10.

1 Chicago Plenum compliant.

2 Custom hole patterns also available. cu. in.

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

Single Ceiling I.C. Boxes

New Product Bulletin – Single Ceiling I.C. Boxes

We are pleased to introduce an updated design to our proven lines of galvanized I.C. Boxes – available in both Chicago Plenum and Ultra Airtight (<2 CFM airflow). Made of the same .027” min thickness steel to comply with UL1598, these offer the following advantages:

  • Increased inside height: With two side panels replacing the double ceiling construction of its predecessor, these maintain the same outside dimensions while offering an additional ½” inside height.
  • Improved heat dissipation: With single-ceiling box construction (instead of two), heat dissipates easier. However for even greater heat dissipation, check out Tripar’s new range of Black I.C.Boxes…

Both the existing Double ceiling and the new Single Ceiling I.C. Boxes will remain available. However certain versions of these new Single Ceiling I.C. Boxes will be stocked by Tripar, resulting in better pricing due to economies of scale, and shorter lead-times.

Also available with large (70 cu.in.) J-Box, please click here to read the Product Bulletin.

Intertek I.C.Box air leakage report:

To obtain more information please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.

Tripar Support System Kits

New Product Bulletin – Tripar Support System Kits

Tripar has a range of support systems including brackets and bar hanger components that are often purchased individually. Following customer feedback and always looking to enhance our offerings to the market, Tripar has developed a range of Kits to meet your support system needs.  Each Kit is configured and packaged to the most commonly needed pairings. Please note custom kit pairing can be produced on request.

Discover our Kits

1254/1287K

Kit includes:
2 x Butterfly Brackets (#1254)
2 x Bar Hanger sets (#1287)
2 x Carriage Bolts & Wing Nuts (10-24UNC)

 

1254K

Kit includes:
2 x Butterfly Brackets (#1254)
2 x Carriage Bolts & Wing Nuts (10-24UNC)

 

1487K

Kit includes:
4 x Commercial Bar Hanger (#1487)

 

 

1054/1287K

Kit includes:
2 x Caterpillar Brackets (#1054)
2 x Bar Hanger sets (#1287)
2 x Carriage Bolts & Wing Nuts (10-24UNC)

1254/1487K

Kit includes:
2 x Butterfly Brackets (#1254)
4 x Commercial Bar Hanger (#1487)
2 x Carriage Bolts & Wing Nuts (10-24UNC)

 

1054K

Kit includes:
2 x Caterpillar Brackets (#1054)
2 x Carriage Bolts & Wing Nuts (10-24UNC)

 

1287K

Kit includes:
2 x Bar Hanger sets (#1287)

Note: All kit components come unassembled and packaged together in a heat-sealed clear poly-bag.

Benefits of these Kits include:

  1. OEM will have better inventory management.
  2. Easier transport of the light fixture with these components to the installation site.
  3. Easier installation onsite.
  4. Guarantee that the correct quantity of each component is provided.

To obtain more information about these products, or to request a custom kit to suit your particular requirements, please contact our Sales Team at Sales@TriparInc.com.