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#54935 - 08/11/05 04:44 PM XHHW
Sparks30 Offline

Registered: 03/23/02
Posts: 125
Loc: Connecticut.usa
Question came up a work today. If SE cable is XHHW then can it be in conduit if you strip the insulation off. I do my services all in pipe and use seperate wires. Can someone help me with this. I have seen the services with service cable stripped back at the L.B and terminated at the meter. I always thought that was against code.

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#54936 - 08/11/05 05:14 PM Re: XHHW
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As I understand it....the 'fine line' is whether the individual wires are actually marked with their type....if so, then no problem.

#54937 - 08/11/05 05:20 PM Re: XHHW
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I agree, 310.11 requires the conductors to be marked.
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