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#80869 - 06/09/02 07:09 PM service bonding
jerry z Offline
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hi you guys are the best
in nec 1999 sec 250-94 method [1]
it says you bond the neutral to all service enclosures
my question is : if you anyways need to use bonding l/n,&jumpers at concentrics then whats the point in doing method [1]?

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#80870 - 07/10/02 09:04 PM Re: service bonding
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So a ground fault will complete a circuit by returning through the neutral conductor and trip the breaker by having a low resistance in your circuit. If you don't bond the neutral to the enclosure a ground fault won't have any where to go until something or someone completes that circuit.

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