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Re: Burnt meter leads testing receptacle voltage
Posted by Scott35:
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A lot of road salt is brought into the parkade on vehicles during the winter months and obviously this takes a toll on the receptacles.



This Corrosive Environment might warrant the use of Enclosures and / or Device Covers with NEMA 4X ratings.

Besides the Corrosion (Redox Reaction) (...)
Re: Markings required on Disconnects, OCD,ect
Posted by HotLine1:
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IMHO, the circuit ID at receptacles, etc. is a design/spec item. I can't cite anything within the NEC.

The spec for the hospital in my town requires circuit/panel ID on all receptacles, switches, data/comm jacks, etc. The data center also has the same spec, as do some other commercial (...)
Re: Circuit Breaker temperature ratings and the CEC
Posted by twh:
I would have guessed 12 AWG per 14-104(2). Because the ampacity in Table 2 is 20 amps subject to note referring to 14-104, which states that a conductor on a 20 amp breaker must be #12, I wouldn't think you could use that ampacity without applying the associated rule.

Perhaps we can look for (...)
Re: Panel fillers
Posted by Potseal:
I would contact the electrical inspector if you have doubts.

Anecdotal story somewhat related to your question...

I had to quickly come up with a method of isolation before attaching a terminal block to the inside of a transformer housing. I used a thick piece of Bakelite out of an old (...)
Re: C of Q 442A Industrial Electrician Exam
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Hello I arrived in Ontario six months ago,I qualify to take the examination for 442A Industrial Electrician C of Q. Any ideas about the exam is most appreciated thanks a lot..
Re: Specific wiring features in Arctic conditions
Posted by twh:
I wonder if some information can flow in the other direction.

I work in a place where we get below -30c only a couple weeks per year and hit -40c/-40F only for a day or two. Those are the worst days of my life.

Do you have any tips for clothing? How about fire retardant clothing that needs to (...)
Re: KWH readings, line and load side of transformer
Posted by ghost307:
Be sure that he doesn't make a profit on the resale of electricity. Even if it's an honest mistake you risk being on the wrong side of the law.
Their best bet would be to contact the local Utility to make sure that they're allocating the electric costs properly and within the rules.
Here in (...)
Re: Ground testing
Posted by junben:
I know this is an old post but I thought I'd update that broken link up there. Here is the pdf from Tradeport Electronics. Cheers!

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dvm41xzpj2lxjaf/aemc.pdf
Re: Update to Service
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It's another post in pictures labeled '100Amp Service Entrance Taped'

 

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