Canadian Electrical Industry News Week

June 13, 2019

EIN legrand evolution 400Designed for retrofit and new construction, Evolution Series 6” Poke-Thru devices provide convenient access to power, communications, and audio/video services recessed below floor level - providing maximum device protection. With three gangs of capacity that allow you to configure services for the needs of your space, services can be placed in any location within the unit.

The low-profile durable metal covers are available in seven finishes, designed to match any space. The cover also features sliding doors that allow cables to neatly egress from the unit, protecting cables while reducing tripping hazards.

Evolution Series 6” Poke-Thru devices are the perfect fit for meeting and training rooms, classrooms, healthcare facilities or commercial buildings with open-space architecture.

Features & BenefitsLegrand evolution

  • Recessed devices. Three (3) compartments for power, communications, and/or A/V devices, all recessed 4" (102mm) below the floor level, providing maximum protection and device longevity.
  • Die-cast aluminum cover assemblies. The Evolution Series poke-thru design includes all metal die-cast aluminum cover assemblies, available in powder coated finishes of black, brass, gray, nickel, bronze, and aluminum, as well as a brushed aluminum, satin brass plated and satin nickel plated finishes.
  • A/V compatible design. The 6AT Series devices are designed to work with with Legrand's AVIP devices. Also compatible with most A/V manufacturers devices including their 1-gang decorator style design.
  • Flush tile version cover assemblies. A flush style cover for tile applications allows the Evolution Series Poke Thru Devices to be adjusted to the same level as the top surface of the floor covering. The tile cover is designed to be used in higher traffic applications, where a low profile is a must.
  • Auto-close egress doors. Egress doors lock in position when slid open and automatically close around cables, reducing the egress opening to the smallest size possible.
  • Improved hinge design. Provides greater durability while creating a more fluid, intuitive, opening and closing motion.
  • UL Listed and UL Fire Classified to U.S. and Canadian safety standards. UL Fire rated for up to 2-hour rated floors maintains the fire classification of the floor.

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