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#50167 - 03/24/05 07:13 AM Feeder Cable
JakeJ1 Offline
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Is there an allowance for a splice (inside a junction box) for a "Feeder Cable". The NEC doesn't seem to mention it one way or the other.

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#50168 - 04/01/05 01:06 PM Re: Feeder Cable
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Loc: Miami,Fl,USA
You are right, NEC doesn't say restriction for this, at least, I couldn't find it.
According to 110.14 (B), 215 and 300.13. But be carefull, some utility companies don't permit to do that before meters to avoid stealing energy.

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#50169 - 04/01/05 01:53 PM Re: Feeder Cable
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It would be very unusual for a power company to be concerned with feeders.

They concern themselves with service conductors.

The NEC does not prohibit splices in either.
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#50170 - 04/01/05 02:24 PM Re: Feeder Cable
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Power utilitys also arent required to follow the NEC. They are governed by I believe the NESC(national electric suppliers code?)

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