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#90884 - 12/16/04 07:16 PM GFCI LINE/LOAD RACEWAY
mustangelectric Offline

Registered: 02/08/04
Posts: 496
Loc: Bentonville, AR
The line and load from a gfci can not occupy the same raceway correct?

I was thinking I read that somewhere.

Why would this not be allowed?


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#90885 - 12/16/04 09:15 PM Re: GFCI LINE/LOAD RACEWAY
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Registered: 04/03/02
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Loc: Brick, NJ USA
The only logic that I can offer is that if there was an insulation failure between the line/load conductors, there could be a loss of GFCI protection.

Some utility co's have restrictions on metered and un-metered conductors within the same enclosure; other than that and "same rated insulation" issues, that's all I heard of.

As to that statement being a part of the written word.....I have not come accross it.


#90886 - 12/16/04 09:42 PM Re: GFCI LINE/LOAD RACEWAY
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Registered: 04/14/02
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Loc: San Jose, CA
The only place I can think of off that this is an issue is in article 680 for underwater lights.

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