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#181087 - 09/22/08 10:44 AM joints in a panel
Oh Well Offline

Registered: 12/12/05
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Is it acceptable in Canada to make joints using wire connectors in a beaker panel? Thanks in advance

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#181093 - 09/22/08 02:28 PM Re: joints in a panel [Re: Oh Well]
brsele Offline

Registered: 07/29/08
Posts: 88
Loc: Northern Ontario
 Originally Posted By: Oh Well
Is it acceptable in Canada to make joints using wire connectors in a beaker panel? Thanks in advance


#181119 - 09/23/08 06:48 AM Re: joints in a panel [Re: brsele]
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Registered: 08/08/05
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Loc: Canada
Can you give a rule number for this?

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#181171 - 09/24/08 09:16 AM Re: joints in a panel [Re: Sixer]
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Registered: 06/07/06
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Loc: Victoria, BC, Canada
6-212 says no but 12-3032 says you may on a retrofit up to %75 of the area.
So what applies? You can't splice in the service according to 6-212 but can if you are adding to an existing installation? Either way you can't do it in a new installation. Have both rules at hand when you speak to the inspector.
From this jurisdiction we would not allow splices in the service entry section of a combination panel or switch.

Edited by mikesh (09/24/08 09:16 AM)


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