ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
ShoutChat
Recent Posts
AFCI’s Revisited
by sparky - 09/24/22 09:58 AM
NFPA Price Increase Coming
by Bill Addiss - 09/23/22 02:22 PM
Siemens breakers
by gfretwell - 09/23/22 01:45 PM
What do you look like?II
by HotLine1 - 09/22/22 12:33 PM
Tough being a lineman's kid
by gfretwell - 09/21/22 03:05 PM
New in the Gallery:
240/208 to a house
240/208 to a house
by wa2ise, October 9
Now you know.
Now you know.
by Tom_Horne, September 7
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 8 guests, and 13 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,423
Likes: 3
Trumpy Offline OP
Member
Check this out:
It is on Facebook, if you can't access the video, let me know:

[color:#3333FF]Strip Install[/color][/b]

I'm not sure where in the world this comes from, but I'm not sure it would comply anywhere.

Last edited by Trumpy; 01/01/18 12:49 AM. Reason: Formatting
Joined: Dec 2002
Posts: 205
G
Member
It would be a great way to install surround sound speakers though.

Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,313
Likes: 7
Member
Some of this is similar (vaguely) to FCC here in the states. FCC (Flat Carpet Cable) is not 'common', but it shows up on occasion. Only to be installed under carpet tiles.



John
Joined: Dec 2001
Posts: 2,497
T
Member
I think this is Brazil or something like that. I suppose it would fail standards testing in most civilised countries due to its lack of mechanical strength.

Joined: May 2005
Posts: 984
Likes: 1
G
Member
Interesting.
I wonder what happens when someone forgets it's there and tries to hang a picture.
BZZZZZZZZZZZ.


Ghost307
Joined: Mar 2015
Posts: 76
A
Member
Please tell me that was a joke I cant believe something that dangerouse is allowed did anyone else notice the complete lack of earthing? I think this might be ok at 12 volts but not on 220/240 imagine if you had a damp wall.

Last edited by annemarie1; 02/01/17 11:04 PM.
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 984
Likes: 1
G
Member
Nope...it definitely exists (although I wish it didn't).

Its use on walls is VERY limited (fortunately), and it can only be used on the floor (legally) if the floor is covered by carpet tiles less than 1 meter square.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-zLUa8LJXw


Ghost307
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 7,313
Likes: 7
Member
Along with Ghost307 comments, the FCC also has a metal 'sheet' that goes over it, along with an adhesive tape.

If I remember from the last time I installed it, there's a underlayment, the FCC, an overlayment, the sheetmetal, and the wide tapelike cover.

Also, it is not an 'easy' install, but was a PITA!

Hmmm...I should look at the youtube link???

edit: 4 min of the 30+min is enough for me.
Stuff I remember was similar, but a different mfg.


Last edited by HotLine1; 02/02/17 10:46 PM.

John
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 984
Likes: 1
G
Member
Sorry...I tried to find a shorter video.


Ghost307

Link Copied to Clipboard
Featured:

Tools for Electricians
Tools for Electricians
 

* * * * * * *

2020 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2020 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Theelectrikid
Theelectrikid
Levittown, PA
Posts: 812
Joined: April 2004
Top Posters(30 Days)
Jim M 5
Trumpy 4
Popular Topics(Views)
297,348 Are you busy
228,231 Re: Forum
213,133 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5