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#16206 - 11/07/02 05:34 AM Green Wire Green
Don Hopkins Offline
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At one time I thought the 'green wire' ground
in an appliance, computer, ETC. must use mechanical contact for 'bonding' i.e. soldering was not allowed. Is this true?
Thanks...

[This message has been edited by Don Hopkins (edited 11-08-2002).]
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#16207 - 11/07/02 01:21 PM Re: Green Wire Green
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Beats me. If you don't get a good reply here, you might want to try contacting UL & see what they have to say about it.

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#16208 - 11/07/02 01:56 PM Re: Green Wire Green
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article 250.148 "connections depending solely on solder shall not be used
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#16209 - 11/07/02 03:17 PM Re: Green Wire Green
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The NEC does not apply to the internal wiring in computers and appliances.
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