ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals

ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 17
Recent Posts
Old decora style outlets
by Admin. 03/25/17 11:40 AM
ESA Arc flash course
by TheShockDoctors. 03/24/17 10:15 AM
fuse rejectors
by HotLine1. 03/24/17 07:53 AM
Another Forum Update
by Admin. 03/22/17 03:04 PM
Dining room plugs
by watersparkfalls. 03/21/17 10:31 PM
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Popular Topics(Views)
231,451 Are you busy
166,159 Re: Forum
160,618 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 48 guests, and 11 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#107399 - 10/08/04 12:22 AM Hot Heater Receptacle  
Admin  Offline

Administrator
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,435
NY, USA
Quote
Just a few violations in this photo? Would you call it “Convenience outlet in a baseboard heater” or " 'hot' receptacle in more ways than one"?

This is in a plant in New York State. As you can see from the glow of the volt-stick, the outlet is powered. Romex enters the back of the heater housing and is wired directly to the duplex receptacle. When it rains, water seeps under the wall, (this baseboard is on an exterior wall).

- Barry P.
“bp-redbear”
[Linked Image]


2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides

#107400 - 10/08/04 08:43 PM Re: Hot Heater Receptacle  
e57  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,876
S.F.,CA USA
Hot - you mean cooked!


Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason


Member Spotlight
AllClear
AllClear
Belmond Iowa US
Posts: 44
Joined: August 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.013s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 0.7420 MB (Peak: 0.8582 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-03-25 23:38:19 UTC