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#50602 - 04/06/05 05:53 PM Help me here guys
Steve Miller Offline
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Registered: 08/30/01
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Loc: Loudoun Cty, VA
This is a question I had on a tap rule quiz I gave my apprenticeship students:
"You have an outside feeder tap running between two buildings. The tap conductors are copper tri-plex cable attached to a chain link fence at a height of 7'. Legal or illegal and code ref".
We all know it's illegal, that's not the issue. The issue was the section. Specifically: 240.21B51 makes it illegal because they are not "suitably protected from physical damage" Two of the students sited 230.50B and said this would apply even without the tap rule. I don't know if 230.50B would apply to a tap or is it for a (protected) feeder or what.
So ... what do you think: would 230.50B make this illegal?

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#50603 - 04/07/05 06:15 AM Re: Help me here guys
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Nevermind

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#50604 - 04/07/05 07:50 AM Re: Help me here guys
Alan Nadon Offline
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I think they have you. If the feeder supplies the other building then it is covered by 230.50 B. I guess you've got a sharp group of apprentices. Alan
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