1485 Series Lay In Wireway NEMA 12

Hammond Manufacturing SKU: 1485B6


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  • Designed to enclose and protect electrical wiring from dirt, dust, oil and water.
  • All sections and fittings are completely open on each side to allow wires and cables to be placed into the wireway without "pulling through".


  • UL 870 Type 1 (unless marked1)
  • CSA Type 1 (unless marked1)
  • Complies with
    • NEMA Type 12
    • IEC 60529, IP54


  • Bodies and covers are formed from 14-gauge steel with 10 gauge steel flanges.
  • Flanges are open at the top to allow cables to lay in when doors open.
  • 12” x 6” size has a 12 gauge steel body with a 14-gauge cover.
  • Smooth continuously welded seams.
  • Interior surfaces are smooth to prevent wire damage during 
  • Butt hinged cover is secured with easily operated quick release clamps.
  • Oil resistant gaskets are permanently secured.
  • Solid oil resistant gaskets are used between flanges when sections and fittings are bolted together.
  • One gasket kit, complete with hardware is provided with each straight section or fitting.
  • Sealing plate is supplied.
  • Flange junctions are sealed with gasket sealing plates, which are put in place after wiring is completed. One is supplied with all straight sections and most fittings; see table for exact number.


  • Sections and components are finished in ANSI 61 gray powder coating.


  • When joining a wireway section or fitting to an enclosure be sure to order a box connector.
  • When joining two wireway sections, or joining a wireway section to a fitting, a flat sealing plate is required at each junction; necessary kits are supplied with each section and fitting. See table, extra kits may be ordered if necessary.
  • When joining a lay-in wireway section or fitting to a closure plate, a box connector, or cut-off fitting, an angle sealing plate is required at each junction.
  • Necessary kits are supplied with each section and fitting see table. Extra kits, although not normally required, are necessary when joining lay-in wireway to a non-lay-in section or fitting section.