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#154116 - 05/12/04 05:17 PM romex
SprkRobUrben Offline
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Registered: 05/12/04
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Loc: harrisburg,pa
I'm in harrisburg PA.Remodeling 3 story steel frame Bld. contractor wants to use romex. There is a non plenum drop cieling.
My understanding is you can't have any exposed romex in a drop cieling,plenum or not.Is this correct? Harrisburg is on 93 code. I want to use MC,don't want romex touching any steel.

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#154117 - 05/13/04 11:58 AM Re: romex
Roger Offline
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Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
Under the 93 NEC you would be fine, as long as the building is not a; Place of Assembly, Commercial Garage, Theatre, or Motion Picture Studio.

I don't see a problem with NM touching building steel.

Roger

[This message has been edited by Roger (edited 05-13-2004).]

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#154118 - 05/13/04 03:03 PM Re: romex
Electricmanscott Offline
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Registered: 01/12/02
Posts: 1478
Loc: Holden, MA USA
'93 code? How often do you guys update? (Obviously not very)

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#154119 - 05/24/04 05:25 PM Re: romex
DougW Offline
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Registered: 06/08/03
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Loc: North Chicago, IL
Not sure about '93 Code, but I think the plenum restriction for NM was there.

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#154120 - 05/24/04 07:25 PM Re: romex
OreElect Offline
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Registered: 03/05/04
Posts: 96
Loc: Salem,Oregon.USA
Yea,I dont get it,Harrisburg in the USA? 93 code book. Or does each state take turns on which code book to use?Lets look in 334.12.
2002 NEC

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