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#198610 - 01/29/11 10:11 AM abandoned cables/conductors
triple Offline

Registered: 04/01/02
Posts: 182
Loc: Wisconsin
Where can I find the code requiring the removal of abandoned cables and conductors unless they are labled "spare" or "for future use"?

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#198613 - 01/29/11 10:40 AM Re: abandoned cables/conductors [Re: triple]
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Registered: 07/20/04
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There are rules in cellular raceway system, low voltage, alarm and data center articles but I don't know of anything specific in article 300 wiring.
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#198621 - 01/29/11 02:10 PM Re: abandoned cables/conductors [Re: gfretwell]
George Little Offline

Registered: 01/18/04
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Greg I don't know if this is relevant or not but 590.3(D) might apply depending on what the OP is talking about. And if it's one of the cables in Chapter 7 or 8 they need to be removed or tagged per XXX.25

Edited by George Little (01/29/11 02:10 PM)
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#198637 - 01/30/11 10:42 AM Re: abandoned cables/conductors [Re: George Little]
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Thank you Mr Little. That was the info I was looking for. Using your help and the additional information available in the Handbook, I found a total of ten articles related to this subject.


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