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#204260 - 11/22/11 07:17 PM Tapping parrellel conductors
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Any suggestions on how to tap 4 panels (350MCM each) from 3 parrallel 600MCM feeders in a gutter?
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#204263 - 11/22/11 09:15 PM Re: Tapping parrellel conductors [Re: sudsy4]
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'Polaris' type terminations; 600 to 350 range, 7 barrel, or 8 to be safe.
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#204264 - 11/23/11 06:00 AM Re: Tapping parrellel conductors [Re: sudsy4]
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I am with John on this one. polaris connectors are the way to go, hope it is a BIG gutter!
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#204267 - 11/23/11 06:02 PM Re: Tapping parrellel conductors [Re: sudsy4]
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sudsy4:

The 8 barrel Polaris is <11" long, with cable entry from either side. So, you need a troff at least 12".

They make a 'stacker' model also, but...it's not UL Listed.

Check out the link below.

http://www.polarisconnectors.com/pdfs/NSi/IPLD_series.pdf
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