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Exposed URD #179461
07/14/08 07:42 PM
07/14/08 07:42 PM
derater  Offline OP
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 179
In a home today I noted a long (50') run of urd that went out to the garage (100a sub.) Exposed basement ceiling, was run on joists and plates. Is it legal ?

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Re: Exposed URD [Re: derater] #179462
07/14/08 08:28 PM
07/14/08 08:28 PM
resqcapt19  Offline
Joined: Nov 2000
Posts: 2,148
It is not even legal inside even if you put it in a raceway. It must terminate outside of the structure.

Re: Exposed URD [Re: resqcapt19] #179463
07/14/08 08:41 PM
07/14/08 08:41 PM
WireNuts29  Offline
Joined: Jul 2007
Posts: 85
Mass, U.S.A.
ok stupid question...what's urd? I'm not familiar with that terminology...I'm guessing underground direct burial cable, or U.F ...Forgive the stupid question

Re: Exposed URD [Re: WireNuts29] #179471
07/14/08 10:22 PM
07/14/08 10:22 PM
bigrockk  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 174
Middle of Canada
Underground Residential Distribution

Re: Exposed URD [Re: bigrockk] #179484
07/15/08 11:59 AM
07/15/08 11:59 AM
EV607797  Offline
Joined: Oct 2006
Posts: 745
Fredericksburg, VA, USA
It's that direct burial triplex cable that utility companies generally use for new underground services.


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