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#28745 - 08/29/03 06:55 AM Type of cable
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I am running power and a ceiling fan to a gazboo built on the side of a deck. Looking in the code book I see I could use NMC to run in a damp location, running under the joist of the deck. However, I can not find out anything about NMC. My supplier can not find it listed in he southwire book. Does anyone have any info on NMC and where I might find it. I don't want to run pvc all the way, but if I must I will.
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#28746 - 08/29/03 08:57 AM Re: Type of cable
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Why not UF cable?

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#28747 - 08/29/03 10:29 AM Re: Type of cable
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Yeah, UF would seem the way to go if you don't want to use PVC.

Is the ceiling fan rated for damp locations?

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#28748 - 08/29/03 03:13 PM Re: Type of cable
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APPLICATIONS


Southwire Type UF-B cable is generally used as feeder to outside post lamps, pumps, and other loads or apparatus fed from a distribution point in an existing building as specified in the National Electrical Code1. UF-B cable may be used underground, including direct burial. Multiple conductor UF-B cable may be used for interior branch circuit wiring in residential or agricultural buildings at conductor temperatures not to exceed 90°C (with ampacity limited to that for 60°C conductors) as specified by the National Electrical Code. UF-B can be used in applications permitted for NMC in Section 334.10(B) of the National Electrical Code. Voltage rating for UF-B cable is 600 volts.


From Southwire's website

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