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#177865 - 05/14/08 03:02 AM Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC
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Anyone have a link to a part that can be used to satisfy 680.26(C) of the 2008 NEC?

Has anyone used a stainless or brass nipple at the pump for the pool water bond?

How about some kind of 9"x9" plate to mount through the side of a nonconductive pool shell?

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#177872 - 05/14/08 06:27 AM Re: Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC [Re: shortcircuit]
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I think the easiest would be a brass pipe nipple screwed directly into the pump housing and bonded to the #8 you should have right there. I am not sure that really bonds the water but it does meet code.
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#177886 - 05/14/08 03:04 PM Re: Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC [Re: gfretwell]
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A discussion topic yesterday. Consensus was what Greg said above. The pool mfg's should be jumping on this soon!
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#177904 - 05/14/08 07:00 PM Re: Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC [Re: HotLine1]
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#177909 - 05/15/08 02:21 AM Re: Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC [Re: leland]
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Brass pipe nipple with a ground clamp should work.

Leland, what are you doing to comply with the rule?

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#177913 - 05/15/08 06:41 AM Re: Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC [Re: shortcircuit]
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I foresee a parade of eager apprentices, sent by a playful journeyman to the parts house for a "pool rod" and a "water hammer" laugh

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#177921 - 05/15/08 12:24 PM Re: Pool Water Bonding...680.26(C) 2008 NEC [Re: renosteinke]
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