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#181982 - 11/14/08 12:59 AM Run conductors through panel for lighting timer?
bigpapa Offline

Registered: 03/18/06
Posts: 75
Loc: canada
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 11:13 AM Re: Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? [Re: bigpapa]
Sparky77 Offline

Registered: 11/15/08
Posts: 13
Loc: Alberta
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 02:47 PM Re: Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? [Re: Sparky77]
mikesh Offline

Registered: 06/07/06
Posts: 614
Loc: Victoria, BC, Canada
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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