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#65630 - 05/09/06 01:56 PM Derating  
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Where in the code does it say you can only load a breaker to 80%?


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#65631 - 05/09/06 03:23 PM Re: Derating  
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I think you are thinking of 210.20(A). The rule only applies for continuous loads. Note that requiring the OCPD to be not less than 125% of the continuous load is another way of saying that the continuous load may not be more than 80% of the OCPD rating.



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