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#181982 - 11/14/08 04:59 AM Run conductors through panel for lighting timer?  
bigpapa  Offline
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I heard you can do this, that is run branch circuit conductors for lighting circuit (or whatever) through the interior of a panel to connect to a timer or other control device that is nippled into the panel.

Is this correct by code or is it just tolerated by inspectors?


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#182010 - 11/15/08 03:13 PM Re: Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? [Re: bigpapa]  
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This sort of thing is not allowed according to the CEC and should also not be tolerated by inspectors either.

A panel enclosure shal not be use as a wireway or raceway. something to that effect is in the CEC.


#182085 - 11/17/08 06:47 PM Re: Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? [Re: Sparky77]  
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This is permitted by 12-3032 for rework. It is prohibited by rule 6-212.
The consensus here is for a new installation no splices, (not a extension of a short wire) and no wire way use.



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