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I-Line Panel Cover Cut #119999
02/16/05 06:18 AM
02/16/05 06:18 AM
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iwire  Offline OP
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North Attleboro, MA USA
Capt. Al performs Preventive Maintenance Inspections.

At a recent inspection he opened the outer door of a Square D I-Line panel and saw this;

[Linked Image]

Once he removed the outer trim the modification was more obvious.

[Linked Image]

If you are not used to working with I-Line panels you may not know that the inner trim takes up a lot of space. If you do not keep the wiring back in the enclosure you can not get the inner trim on the panel.

This is not the correct solution to the problem!!

Bob


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Re: I-Line Panel Cover Cut #120000
02/16/05 08:43 AM
02/16/05 08:43 AM
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SI,New Zealand
Good Lord Bob!.
I hope that that panel isn't subject to vibration of any kind. [Linked Image]
What is the solution, mate?.
Another thing, I prefer Heat-shrink to tape to identify Phases.
Tape can lose it's adhesion in warm conditions.
Kudos to Capt Al, thanks for for finding this one mate!. [Linked Image]

Re: I-Line Panel Cover Cut #120001
02/19/05 01:22 PM
02/19/05 01:22 PM
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Norton, Ma USA
Mike, A shutdown is in order to install the conductors so the I-line dead front can be installed correctly. Also will be installing a new Sq-d dead front. This was only one inventive wiring method found at this site.

Al

Re: I-Line Panel Cover Cut #120002
02/22/05 08:45 PM
02/22/05 08:45 PM
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Al,
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This was only one inventive wiring method found at this site.

Good Lord!, you mean there are more things like this around the place?. [Linked Image]

Re: I-Line Panel Cover Cut #120003
02/22/05 08:58 PM
02/22/05 08:58 PM
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capt al  Offline
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Mike, I saw quite a few inventive ways. I thought after 28 years I would have a hard time being surprised. I was quite wrong in that belief.
Al


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