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#51855 - 05/13/05 02:44 PM multi-dwelling nm usage above drop ceiling
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we are about to run nm cable in a apartment house and would like to run cable on the surface of sheetrock ceiling which has a drop ceiling below. any problems with that?

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#51856 - 05/13/05 03:36 PM Re: multi-dwelling nm usage above drop ceiling
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As long as it is secured and supported in accordance with 334.30, I see no problem.
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Salt Lake City


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