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Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires? #103283
06/16/02 06:58 AM
06/16/02 06:58 AM
Joe Tedesco  Offline OP
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Please review the NEC for possible violations here.

Question: Does the NEC allow the use of this method with "how many" wires in a 3 inch EMT?


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
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Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires? #103284
06/16/02 12:48 PM
06/16/02 12:48 PM
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Gwz  Offline
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Probably for a two conductor telephone jack.

[This message has been edited by Gwz (edited 06-16-2002).]

Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires? #103285
06/16/02 02:36 PM
06/16/02 02:36 PM
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resqcapt19  Offline
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If this is a Chapter 8 installation, there is no box size requirement in the code. If it is some other system with wires larger than #6, it appears to be a violation of 314.28(A). The number of wires is only limited by the wire fill rules in Table 1 of Chapter 9.
Don


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Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires? #103286
06/16/02 07:45 PM
06/16/02 07:45 PM
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elektrikguy  Offline
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Too True GWC. Maybe they had a whole bunch of 2 inch left over at the end of the job and used it instead of 3/4?

Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires? #103287
06/16/02 10:10 PM
06/16/02 10:10 PM
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elecktrikguy,

I was being sarcastic.

Always 4" RMC required for the telephone and then a quad #22 conductor is installed.

I'm with Don's comment.


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