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#84829 - 05/09/03 06:00 AM Acceptable J-box?
Redsy Offline

Registered: 03/28/01
Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
Would a plastic nail-on device box, used as a junction box, with a blank (flush) plate be a violation of 110.3, if it is installed in an attic or unfinished basement?

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#84830 - 05/09/03 11:51 AM Re: Acceptable J-box?
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Registered: 04/03/02
Posts: 6791
Loc: Brick, NJ USA
If you comply with the box fill requirements, the box is NOT subject to physical damage, has no "unused" openings, and a proper cover, it is compliant with the NEC.
The above is MHO.

#84831 - 05/09/03 03:11 PM Re: Acceptable J-box?
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
Redsy, I agree with John. There is nothing prohibiting this installation. I kind of prefer plastic (non conductive) in some situations.



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