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#198169 - 01/13/11 10:51 PM Dumb question on Square D Panelboards  
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What's difference between an NQ and a NQOD panelboard? I'm stumped. I know. I was shocked too... laugh


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#198171 - 01/13/11 11:06 PM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: sparkyinak]  
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This is what SqD has to say about it

http://static.schneider-electric.us...nch-Circuit%20Panelboards/1640DB0702.pdf

It probably does not answer your question. They just seem to be different ways to skin a cat.


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#198176 - 01/13/11 11:56 PM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: gfretwell]  
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It appears that the NQ line is the new and improved NQOD. Parts are not necessary cross compatible. Thanx for the link. Ive been looking for something for a while now.

I had the same issue with another document. I had an old Square D manual that had wiring diagrams and symbols in it. Its a good referance manual. I couldn't locate my ol' hard copy and could not find it on their website no matter how I searched for it. I finally found my hard copy, punched in the manual number, and poof, right there on my screen. Just gotta know what to punch in the search engine.


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#198179 - 01/14/11 12:16 AM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: sparkyinak]  
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The SqD site is a wealth of information, it is just hard to navigate. Bussman has a good site too but has the same problem.


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#198183 - 01/14/11 05:34 AM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: gfretwell]  
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NQOD = NQ Old Dimensions?

That is, SqD came up with new bussing -- BUT -- still provides/supports an older panel can?

( Taking a stab -- too lazy to look up in the catalog... )


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#198184 - 01/14/11 09:28 AM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: Tesla]  
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One difference between the NQ and NQOD panelboards is that the NQ is available in 72 and 84 space versions (per the 2008NEC).

The NQOD has "only" a 54 space maximum version.


#198222 - 01/16/11 03:56 AM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: electure]  
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Yeah, copy that. The NQ panels are the new/improved over the NQOD. The NQOD was the new/improved over the NQOB ...

and so on ...

Last edited by kbsparky; 01/16/11 03:59 AM.

#198230 - 01/16/11 03:11 PM Re: Dumb question on Square D Panelboards [Re: kbsparky]  
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Thanx for info fellow sparktaians and welcome to the message board kbsparky! What is your story?


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