ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
ShoutChat
Recent Posts
Canada for the win
by grich - 12/08/22 06:49 PM
Tiny Homes and the NEC
by gfretwell - 12/06/22 01:43 AM
EMC Glands on Motors
by Trumpy - 12/01/22 06:12 AM
Ground Rods: Installation and Hook-Up
by Trumpy - 12/01/22 05:54 AM
Happy Thanksgiving all!
by gfretwell - 11/30/22 05:55 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
1 members (Admin), 54 guests, and 14 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
#50602 04/06/05 07:53 PM
Joined: Aug 2001
Posts: 329
S
Member
This is a question I had on a tap rule quiz I gave my apprenticeship students:
"You have an outside feeder tap running between two buildings. The tap conductors are copper tri-plex cable attached to a chain link fence at a height of 7'. Legal or illegal and code ref".
We all know it's illegal, that's not the issue. The issue was the section. Specifically: 240.21B51 makes it illegal because they are not "suitably protected from physical damage" Two of the students sited 230.50B and said this would apply even without the tap rule. I don't know if 230.50B would apply to a tap or is it for a (protected) feeder or what.
So ... what do you think: would 230.50B make this illegal?

#50603 04/07/05 08:15 AM
Joined: Aug 2003
Posts: 1,374
R
Moderator
Nevermind [Linked Image]

[This message has been edited by Ryan_J (edited 04-07-2005).]


Ryan Jackson,
Salt Lake City
#50604 04/07/05 09:50 AM
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 399
A
Member
I think they have you. If the feeder supplies the other building then it is covered by 230.50 B. I guess you've got a sharp group of apprentices. Alan


Alan--
If it was easy, anyone could do it.

Link Copied to Clipboard
Featured:

Tools for Electricians
Tools for Electricians
 

* * * * * * *
2023 National Electrical Code (NEC)
2023 NEC Now Available!
 
* * * * * * *

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

 

Member Spotlight
RonKipperDatacom
RonKipperDatacom
Kansas City, KS
Posts: 30
Joined: January 2013
Top Posters(30 Days)
Trumpy 6
NORCAL 3
Popular Topics(Views)
300,650 Are you busy
230,348 Re: Forum
215,105 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5