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#83652 - 02/11/03 12:00 PM General wiring
EVAD7 Offline

Registered: 03/11/02
Posts: 37
Loc: MN
Does a system need to be extended throughout the entire building? for example, three phase 4w 240 Volt, Feeder just for 3 phase load, Do you carry the neutral even if it isn't used?

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#83653 - 02/11/03 12:36 PM Re: General wiring
Pearlfish Offline

Registered: 09/12/02
Posts: 83
Loc: Chicago Ridge, Il, USA
It depends on how forward-thinking you want to be. You didn't give enough information for a better answer. It's cheaper to install a little extra now, than re-do the work later. What if you need to install some control circuits?

#83654 - 02/11/03 12:44 PM Re: General wiring
EVAD7 Offline

Registered: 03/11/02
Posts: 37
Loc: MN
This is a code question,is there any requirement to extend the system in each feeder?

#83655 - 02/11/03 02:09 PM Re: General wiring
Len_B Offline

Registered: 01/19/03
Posts: 56
Loc: New Hampshire
There is no requirement to install a neutral in a feeder or branch circuit that does not utilize it.

#83656 - 02/11/03 03:06 PM Re: General wiring
Redsy Offline

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
What you're saying rings a bell, but I can't find it.

#83657 - 02/11/03 04:29 PM Re: General wiring
Ron Offline

Registered: 03/13/02
Posts: 577
Loc: White Plains, NY
The neutral needs to be brought to the main disconnect if it is a 3 phase 4 wire service.


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