Asked by: Margareta Povey
asked in category: General Last Updated: 12th May, 2020

What is an electrical mud ring?

A mud ring on a electrical box is a cover with an opening for a switch or outlet and the edges protrude through the drywall or plaster to the outer surface of the wall.

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Thereof, what is the purpose of an electrical box mud ring?

Mud rings are the covers for metal boxes that allow you to mount your receptacles or switches. They are installed when the box is mounted before the drywall. Generally in commercial work and not used much in residential.

One may also ask, why is it called a mud ring? It is called a concrete ring when it is extending an existing mud box and it can be called a mud box when it has a back plate and serves as a mud box.

In this manner, what are plaster rings?

plaster ring. plaster ring. A cylindrical metal ring, set in a plaster ceiling, which serves as a guide for plastering to a given thickness; also serves as a fastener for trim.

What is ring and string for cabling?

Ring and string means there is a low voltage ring cut into the wall and there is a pull string from there to up in the ceiling. Usually the ring is covered with a blank plate if not needed immediately.

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