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#76475 - 02/09/01 04:26 PM double tapped circuit breaker
georggezaf Offline
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Registered: 02/09/01
Posts: 1
Loc: upperdarby, pa, usa
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 04:54 PM Re: double tapped circuit breaker
sparky Offline

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There is no NEC article, it's more of a "listing" and "rating" deal.

#76477 - 02/09/01 05:10 PM Re: double tapped circuit breaker
Tom Offline

Registered: 01/01/01
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Loc: Shinnston, WV USA
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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