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Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? #181982 11/14/08 03:59 AM
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bigpapa Offline OP
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I heard you can do this, that is run branch circuit conductors for lighting circuit (or whatever) through the interior of a panel to connect to a timer or other control device that is nippled into the panel.

Is this correct by code or is it just tolerated by inspectors?

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Re: Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? [Re: bigpapa] #182010 11/15/08 02:13 PM
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This sort of thing is not allowed according to the CEC and should also not be tolerated by inspectors either.

A panel enclosure shal not be use as a wireway or raceway. something to that effect is in the CEC.

Re: Run conductors through panel for lighting timer? [Re: Sparky77] #182085 11/17/08 05:47 PM
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mikesh Offline
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This is permitted by 12-3032 for rework. It is prohibited by rule 6-212.
The consensus here is for a new installation no splices, (not a extension of a short wire) and no wire way use.


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