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#4758 10/14/01 10:25 PM
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when is a main breaker required for a sub panel????

#4759 10/15/01 07:27 AM
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smokey,
take a look at 384-16 [Linked Image]

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Main OC protection is required for "Lighting and Appliance" panelboards (see 384-14a for a description of lighting & appliance panelboards, see 384-14b for power panelboards), however, it need not be integral to the panel. The panel may be considered protected by the OC protection of the feeder supplying the panel.


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