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#164543 - 06/05/07 07:04 PM FT4
jay8 Offline

Registered: 07/28/05
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Loc: Vancouver, BC
Since most jurisdictions in BC accept FT4 in plenums now, is it okay to run unskinned TECK and ACWU in a plenum ceiling, or am I missing some other rule here? thanks.

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#164570 - 06/06/07 09:49 AM Re: FT4 [Re: jay8]
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Since teck finally has FT-4 marking on it you can run it with the sheath in tact in Greater Victoria both jurisdictions. Vancouver may not permit it as I think they still require FT-6 in plenums.
There are now some fire stop products that eliminate the requirement to strip the jacket when penetrating a fire seperation but be sure the building inspector recognizes the product and its application first.


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