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#181087 - 09/22/08 01:44 PM joints in a panel  
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Is it acceptable in Canada to make joints using wire connectors in a beaker panel? Thanks in advance


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#181093 - 09/22/08 05:28 PM Re: joints in a panel [Re: Oh Well]  
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Originally Posted by Oh Well
Is it acceptable in Canada to make joints using wire connectors in a beaker panel? Thanks in advance


Yes


#181119 - 09/23/08 09:48 AM Re: joints in a panel [Re: brsele]  
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Can you give a rule number for this?


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#181171 - 09/24/08 12:16 PM Re: joints in a panel [Re: Sixer]  
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6-212 says no but 12-3032 says you may on a retrofit up to %75 of the area.
So what applies? You can't splice in the service according to 6-212 but can if you are adding to an existing installation? Either way you can't do it in a new installation. Have both rules at hand when you speak to the inspector.
From this jurisdiction we would not allow splices in the service entry section of a combination panel or switch.

Last edited by mikesh; 09/24/08 12:16 PM.


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