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#81935 - 10/04/02 01:48 PM Boxes
Rabbit Offline

Registered: 01/01/02
Posts: 61
Loc: Kingsport Tennessee
Do junction/pull boxes have to be listed? I've seen dozens made in metal shops.

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#81936 - 10/04/02 01:56 PM Re: Boxes
Tom Offline

Registered: 01/01/01
Posts: 1069
Loc: Shinnston, WV USA
The only requirement for using listed boxes that comes to mind is for wet locations, 314.15(A) .

Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.

#81937 - 10/04/02 07:09 PM Re: Boxes
jlhmaint Offline

Registered: 05/25/02
Posts: 208
Loc: Fredericktown, OH, U.S.A
shoot me and bubba made one out of an old card board box last night. used plastic pill bottles and epoxy to hold the emt in.

i think it'll out last the steel ones. just kidding guys smile and have a good weekend

#81938 - 10/04/02 07:28 PM Re: Boxes
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
Rabbit, this is a ongoing issue in many areas.

The UL white book may cover some of this.

I worked in a industrial situation a few years ago, and this manufacturer made their own stainless steel cabinets for controls etc...
and were UL approved in house.

We contract a local metal fabricator to make "highhats" for installations where 90's can not be turned down into gear.

The listing situation is not a requirement, the AHJ can and must inspect items that are not listed, but that doesn't mean there is anything wrong.


#81939 - 10/05/02 08:01 AM Re: Boxes
elecbob Offline

Registered: 08/23/02
Posts: 142
Loc: WA
Ever hear of an inspecter signing off on a home made circuit breaker panel cover?
One of my customers says his was.


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