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#80664 - 05/05/02 08:24 PM AC/BX Cable run through floor
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hi,
i cant find any restriction on running ac/bx through the floor on a residential job...

anybody know of any restrictions?

thanks

frodo

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#80665 - 05/13/02 11:15 AM Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor
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Do you mean within a wall or exposed?
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#80666 - 05/13/02 12:07 PM Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor
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hi,
the ac/bx is run through the floor to a handy box mounted on the baseboard.

-regards

frodo

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#80667 - 05/13/02 01:59 PM Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor
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320.10 Uses Permitted.

Where not subject to "physical damage", Type AC cable shall be permitted as follows:

(1) In both exposed and concealed work .....

The key is "physical damage" ---- and at the floor level, there can be a possibility of damage caused by a floor polisher or other equipment. I would use a piece of rigid metal conduit as a sleeve just to be on the safe side.
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#80668 - 05/13/02 05:57 PM Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor
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thanks

[This message has been edited by frodo (edited 05-13-2002).]

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