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#82028 - 10/14/02 02:46 PM branch & grounds
masmasao2 Offline
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3crkts./20A recept. & 3 crkts./gen. lighting in 6 offices. A desktop computer set-up in each.

1.How many neutrals & grounds in the homerun to a 3phase panel when considering the NEC & 6hots?
2.When a crkt. has a groundwire back to the panel. Is a grnd-pigtail to the metal box an add. NEC requirement for recept.,switches & fixt.?

Just want pull the correct amt. of #12's and ground properly to the new NEC.

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#82029 - 10/14/02 03:30 PM Re: branch & grounds
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
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Loc: N.C.
From your description, this sounds like a commercial building.

If this is the case, this work should be done by a licensed EC.


#82030 - 10/14/02 03:32 PM Re: branch & grounds
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Registered: 05/25/01
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Loc: Magnolia,.Texas U.S.A.
Time to hire an E L E C T R I C I A N .

#82031 - 10/15/02 06:01 PM Re: branch & grounds
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Registered: 04/03/02
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Gee, the specs may want 6 hots, 6 neuts and six grounds????
I may doit that way; other guys may do it differently.
The majority of the members at this site post info on themselves; you failed to do that. Any Reason??



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