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#88168 - 05/20/04 05:32 PM Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
iwire  Offline
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Violation?

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What article?

[This message has been edited by iwire (edited 05-20-2004).]


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#88169 - 05/20/04 05:46 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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I don't know about a violation, but I would have wrapped the conductor the opposite way under the screw head.


#88170 - 05/20/04 06:13 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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Hi Paul

So would I, but is it a violation? [Linked Image]

Bob


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#88171 - 05/20/04 07:19 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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Bob, you had to stir the pot, didn't you??
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#88172 - 05/20/04 07:34 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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Paul I thought screws were wrapped the opposite way in the UK. [Linked Image] Bob nice work! Keep everyone going. I love it.


#88173 - 05/20/04 08:31 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
George  Offline
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Perhaps it is a left handed screw.


#88174 - 05/20/04 08:42 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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Fellas,forgive me for saying this,but in my neck of the woods,I'd be tickled to see someone actually trying to comply and bond the metal box,whether it was a green screw or not,or even looped around the screw the wrong way.

Russell


#88175 - 05/20/04 09:05 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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That would be Article 123.ABC in the NEC. It is the common sense section for a qualified mechanic.

No really I looked and could not find anything. But it should be added to 314.40 (D)

Frank


#88176 - 05/20/04 10:40 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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Violation according to the NEC 2002 Handbook Article 110.14 Electrical Connections. Exhibits 110.2 and 110.3 show the proper and improper ways to terminate wires under a screw.

The NEC Handbook is far more informative and easier to understand than the Code Book.


#88177 - 05/20/04 11:00 PM Re: Lets Talk About Screws Some More  
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The NEC Handbook is far more informative and easier to understand than the Code Book.
Add uneforcable to the list as well.

I'm not saying I don't own the handbook...I have one at the office, the electronic version on both of my computers and the McGraw-Hills handbook in my home office.

When I teach, however, it is nothing but the NEC, because that is the only document that matters for enforcement and determining bare bones compliance.


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