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Engine Block Heaters #214230
10/31/14 09:50 AM
10/31/14 09:50 AM
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Yoopersup  Offline OP
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Engine Block heaters:
Factory Location:pickup, Loaders ect
GFCI 50 MA or 5-7 MA???
They are for Equipment not personal???
Yer option??

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Re: Engine Block Heaters [Re: Yoopersup] #214232
10/31/14 11:14 AM
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Yes.


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Re: Engine Block Heaters [Re: Yoopersup] #214235
10/31/14 12:50 PM
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I say GFCI protection for personnel (5ma) per 210.8(B)(4) outdoors or 210.8(B)(8) garage, depending on where these heaters are. (using 2011)
If you are still on the 08 code, commercial garages have not been picked up yet.


Greg Fretwell
Re: Engine Block Heaters [Re: Yoopersup] #214244
11/02/14 11:49 AM
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I have to agree with Greg.


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