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Tapping parrellel conductors #204260
11/22/11 11:17 PM
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sudsy4  Offline OP
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Any suggestions on how to tap 4 panels (350MCM each) from 3 parrallel 600MCM feeders in a gutter?


Bill
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Re: Tapping parrellel conductors [Re: sudsy4] #204263
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'Polaris' type terminations; 600 to 350 range, 7 barrel, or 8 to be safe.


John
Re: Tapping parrellel conductors [Re: sudsy4] #204264
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I am with John on this one. polaris connectors are the way to go, hope it is a BIG gutter!


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Re: Tapping parrellel conductors [Re: sudsy4] #204267
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sudsy4:

The 8 barrel Polaris is <11" long, with cable entry from either side. So, you need a troff at least 12".

They make a 'stacker' model also, but...it's not UL Listed.

Check out the link below.

http://www.polarisconnectors.com/pdfs/NSi/IPLD_series.pdf


John

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