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#76475 - 02/09/01 08:26 PM double tapped circuit breaker  
georggezaf  Offline
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Can anyone cite the NEC Section(s) that do not allow for termination of two branch circuit wires (hots) on a single circuit. Keep in mind that the load does not exceed the circuit breaker rating.


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#76476 - 02/09/01 08:54 PM Re: double tapped circuit breaker  
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There is no NEC article, it's more of a "listing" and "rating" deal.


#76477 - 02/09/01 09:10 PM Re: double tapped circuit breaker  
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Take a look at 110-14(a).

Some circuit breakers, most notably Square D QO in 15, 20 & 30 amps are listed and labeled for 2 conductors per terminal, but they are the only ones that I know of.

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