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

ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 19
Recent Posts
fuse rejectors
by NORCAL. 03/29/17 01:44 AM
Old decora style outlets
by NORCAL. 03/29/17 01:41 AM
NFPA stuff
by gfretwell. 03/28/17 08:08 PM
Anyone hiring inspectors?
by HotLine1. 03/27/17 08:03 AM
ESA Arc flash course
by TheShockDoctors. 03/24/17 10:15 AM
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Popular Topics(Views)
231,745 Are you busy
166,650 Re: Forum
160,799 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 65 guests, and 10 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#114373 - 02/22/03 12:37 AM Scary Control Enclosure  
Admin  Offline

Administrator
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,437
NY, USA
[Linked Image]
Quote
This is one of several pictures I took at a recycling center I had the misfortune of working at in 2001. Every panel in the place is like this (except for the ones I installed, of course). In this enclosure there is a quarter inch of liquid in the bottom, which might not be easily visible. The maintenance supervisor didn't think it was a big deal.

Jeff P.


Tools for Electricians:

#114374 - 02/22/03 12:57 PM Re: Scary Control Enclosure  
Bjarney  Offline
Moderator
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 2,527
West-Southern Inner-Northeast ...
OK if I go back to the plane and get two "distress bags"?


#114375 - 02/22/03 01:17 PM Re: Scary Control Enclosure  
Joe Tedesco  Offline
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 2,749
Boston, Massachusetts USA
Quote
The maintenance supervisor didn't think it was a big deal.


I am sure OSHA would make him a believer!

Unqualified Persons serving as Supervisor's .... This is a Classic Case here!!



[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 02-22-2003).]


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant

#114376 - 02/24/03 11:52 AM Re: Scary Control Enclosure  
SvenNYC  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,691
New York City
Looking at it...some of the wires might be prone to getting pinched in the hinges when you close the cover -- especially the ones towards the bottom left hand corner of the box.

There also seem to be signs of damp. Look at the rust streaks in the lid - coming down from those black blocks. Some wire ties could also be a good idea....

Is it a good idea to leave so much slack in a panel like this?



Member Spotlight
richard
richard
L.I. New York
Posts: 94
Joined: August 2003
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: 0.010s Queries: 14 (0.003s) Memory: 0.7583 MB (Peak: 0.8913 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-03-29 17:10:32 UTC