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#167383 - 08/11/07 07:24 AM Single phase 480v lighting circuit
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Need to install 3 480v single phase parking lot circuits on contactor. Can I get by with a 3 pole or do I need to go with a 6 pole? Must I break both conductors?

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#167384 - 08/11/07 07:39 AM Re: Single phase 480v lighting circuit [Re: etech]
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 Originally Posted By: etech
Need to install 3 480v single phase parking lot circuits on contactor. Can I get by with a 3 pole or do I need to go with a 6 pole? Must I break both conductors?


In my opinion 410.54(B) requires you to switch all ungrounded legs supplying the 'auxiliary equipment' (AKA the ballasts).
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#167385 - 08/11/07 07:43 AM Re: Single phase 480v lighting circuit [Re: iwire]
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