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Advanced Composite Material Pedestal Lid for Below Grade Enclosures

Charles Above Grade Enclosure (AGE) provides durable protection of electric, water, gas or communications equipment. The enclosure fits on top of an included Charles 17x30x18 below grade HDPE enclosure (P173018) to add an above grade chamber for storage of splices, meter sets or valves. 

Charles Advanced Composite Material formulation utilizes a resin transfer molding process and advanced fiberglass composite materials to provide a superior performance environmental enclosure. ACM enclosures are lightweight, easy to install, stackable, and offer a long service life.

Charles AGE is ideally suited to residential, commercial or remote sites where equipment or cabling requires environmental protection and technician-friendly above grade access.

AGE Datasheet (.pdf)
 

Features

Constructed from advanced composite material for long service life and high impact resistance, tested to 100 foot pounds
Sized to enclose meter sets, valves, splices or other equipment
Tested to 2,500 pounds of vertical load
Smooth UV protected coating
Aesthetically pleasing utility green color blends into most outdoor surroundings
Two stainless-steel protected security cup washers deter bolt head access, preventing unauthorized
access
Hex-head, Penta-head and REA Penta-head bolts available
A variety of identification nameplates are available
Made in the USA
 

Specifications (AGE Only - Does not include Below Grade Enclosure Base)
 

Exterior Dimensions (H x W x D): 

18"H x 30"W x 17"D (457mm x 762mm x 432mm)
Interior Dimensions (H x W x D):  18"H x 30"W x 17"D (457mm x 762mm x 432mm)
Weight:  10 lbs (4.5 kg)
Weight, with Below Grade Enclosure: 34 lbs (15.4 kg)
Construction: Advanced composite material
Mounting: 

Two hex-head or penta bolts with security cup washer, attaches to included 17"x 30"x18" Charles HDPE below grade enclosure
 

 Ordering Information
 
Please use the part number configurator on page 2 of the AGE Datasheet for ordering information
or call (847) 806-6300 for sales support.
 
Bolt Options:

Bolts and washers are stainless steel. Custom bolt types are available, call customer service for details.

  • Hex-head
  • REA Penta-head
  • Edison Penta-head
Nameplate Options

One standard nameplate is included with each assembly, installed in the factory or easily installed in the field. Custom nameplates are available, contact customer service for details.

  • E = Electric

  • T = Telephone

  • W = Water

  • G = Gas

  • C = Communications

  • X = Blank (Filler)

 

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