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#33740 01/27/04 03:09 PM
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The other day I was in Home Depot and found a new product on the shelf. They are now stocking a 250' roll of 12/2/2, black, red, white, white w/red strip and ground. The price isn’t bad at about $54 per roll. This is a new product to me and I'm just curious if anybody has started using it yet.


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#33741 01/27/04 03:56 PM
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Haven't used it yet, but it should be handy for those combination heater/light/fan units in bathrooms.

#33742 01/27/04 05:14 PM
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It was developed for AFCI installation applications
AFC is thinking of developing the same for AC cable.

Pierre


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i heard about it but i havent use it myself yet. i did check one website and it do come in two diffrent verison of it and it very cool set up and it can use for single phase or three phase system with second type . the second type is black , red , bleu , white and of course ground wire too ,,

merci, marc


Pas de problme,il marche n'est-ce pas?"(No problem, it works doesn't it?)

#33744 01/27/04 09:41 PM
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I havn't used the NMB but I have used MC cable - 12/2/2 & 12/2/2/2. Saves on home runs and labor costs. It comes with a green ground and a green with a yellow stripe.

I did miss the neat look of conduit though...

#33745 01/27/04 10:04 PM
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...They are now stocking a 250' roll of 12/2/2

That's nice. I was looking for 14/3 AC there the other day. They have 14/2, 12/2 and 12/3 but apparently 14/3 doesn't exist with them. Not even a place for it. I'll stick to the supply house, thanks.

#33746 01/27/04 10:38 PM
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Nice idea. Violates 200.6(E), though. [Linked Image]

#33747 01/28/04 08:44 PM
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"Nice idea. Violates 200.6(E), though."

How is it a violation?

The neutral or "grounded" conductor is white/black - white/red - white/blue.

The "grounding" conductors are green and green with a yellow stripe (in the MC type cable).

#33748 01/28/04 08:58 PM
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The 12-2-2 Nm-b I've used has 2 grounded conductors,one is plain white,and the other one is white with a red stripe.

I'd agree with Redsy,it is technically a violation of 200.6,but the ahj's I've come in contact with,will accept it.

Or maybe that's red with a white stripe. [Linked Image]

#33749 01/28/04 09:28 PM
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Alright, I give up...what's an "AHJ"?

Andy

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