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Re: Conduit penetration in top 3R Enclosure
Posted by HotLine1:
There were locknuts that were supposed to be 3R, as they had a type of gasket on the shoulder. IF I remember correctly, the listing required one on each side (in & exterior).

I have not seen anyone use these in quite a while. IMHO, they were more of a pain (failure to prevent H2O entry). (...)
Re: Apprentice program
Posted by Tesla:
Your economic prospects are better in Brazil than in the US.

1) No growth -- particularly in the electrical and construction trades. Brazil is in exactly the opposite situation.

(Itaipu dam is still not fully tapped. It's the cheapest electricity in the hemisphere.)

2) Journeymen (electrician) (...)
Re: Bonding and grounding
Posted by lite bulb:
The 5 kva control transformer is being fed from the mcc panel with two #12 and a ground on a 10 amp fuse, its leaving the mcc with grounding type sealtight, and returning to the mcc with the same type sealtight supping one 20 amp fuse to fed the computer,and one 20 amp fuse for printers. Do (...)
Re: Whirlpool tub grounding with pex
Posted by renosteinke:
We can't rely on anything as science, can we? If we did, we'd be forced to repeal all those AFCI requirements.

After all, doesn't Paschen's Law bluntly assert that there can be no arcing faults at household voltages on copper wires:

Re: What could be causing this blip?
Posted by ANNEMARIE:
Thanks for all your reply on this I'm sure otd some sort of network switching that causes it. Although why it would happen 5 or 6 times in a row is a mystery. How many goes does it take to do a bit of switching
Re: Article 626 info
Posted by HotLine1:
From the one page in the 2011 Changes, I noticed a mfg name
under the one & only graphic.

Here's the website....

I'll check the '08 Changes at my office Monday.

Let me know if a scan of any pages will help you.
Re: Help with Article 680 regarding self contained spa
Posted by HotLine1:
After all of the above, it sounds like what I said.

IF a TIA is inclusive, it must be "in writing". We get official notifications from the State either 'yes' or 'no'.
Re: Norwegian power?
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Re: National Board of Electrical Examiners
Posted by fishingmaniac:
Old topic but I just found my old NBEE card # 200176 from 8/1/93, I Googled it and found this thread. I feel it was either a scam or a good idea that never matriculated. They had told us at the time they were working for a national certification and more reciprocity but as we can all see (...)


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