ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Baseboard Mounted Light Bulb Socket
by SPSchuman. 07/15/19 03:22 PM
Hunter Fan Recalls Brunswick 3 & 4 Light Fans
by Admin. 07/11/19 11:08 AM
Honeywell Recalls some Smoke Sensors
by Admin. 07/11/19 11:03 AM
New in the Gallery:
What is this for?
Plug terminals
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 9 guests, and 7 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Ceiling Disconnect #121105
06/14/05 10:21 PM
06/14/05 10:21 PM
Admin  Offline
OP
Administrator
Member
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,552
NY, USA
(submitted via Joe Tedesco)
Quote
I took this picture from a 1940 building, its a picture of disconnect switch mounted in the ceiling...

Eng. Sid Elahmad
Electrical Engineer
[Linked Image]

[Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Webmaster (edited 06-14-2005).]

Tools for Electricians:
Re: Ceiling Disconnect #121106
06/15/05 01:26 AM
06/15/05 01:26 AM
mxslick  Offline
Member
Joined: Oct 2004
Posts: 803
Atomic City, ID USA
The disconnect is not much of a concern, check out the THHN(?) zip-tied out of the conduit from the left!!

I guess the disco violates the idea of readily accessable.


Stupid should be painful.
Re: Ceiling Disconnect #121107
06/15/05 04:37 AM
06/15/05 04:37 AM
I
iwire  Offline
Moderator
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
The height looks like a 'bit' over 6' 7", a violation of 404.8(A)

As for it facing down I do not believe that in itself is a violation.

Gotta wonder what is going on, that is a lot of disconnect connected to 1/2".


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician
Massachusetts
Re: Ceiling Disconnect #121108
06/15/05 08:59 AM
06/15/05 08:59 AM
R
Ryan_J  Offline
Moderator
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
West Jordan, Utah, USA
Is it adjacent to the equipment it supplies? 240.24(A)(4), 404.8(A), exception 2.


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
Re: Ceiling Disconnect #121109
06/15/05 01:22 PM
06/15/05 01:22 PM
S
SvenNYC  Offline
Member
Joined: Aug 2002
Posts: 1,691
New York City
mxslick: oh and also the fact that the wires are entering that pipe without any protection from sharp edges?

Re: Ceiling Disconnect #121110
06/16/05 07:13 PM
06/16/05 07:13 PM
K
kale  Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 174
Missing KO on the disconnect.
Is that a 4/0 cover on a 3/0 box? Appears to be a screw missing there.

Re: Ceiling Disconnect #121111
06/16/05 07:30 PM
06/16/05 07:30 PM
T
techie  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 247
palo alto, ca usa
The wiring coming out of the conduit looks like coax and low voltage cabling.. possibly telephone or network, or CCTV.
the sharp edge is still a concern, but not as much so..


Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
togol
togol
NW In. USA
Posts: 421
Joined: September 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Admin 5
Popular Topics(Views)
257,121 Are you busy
192,952 Re: Forum
182,607 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.017s Queries: 14 (0.003s) Memory: 0.9847 MB (Peak: 1.1342 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2019-07-20 05:13:30 UTC