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Raceway bonding #59194
11/29/05 06:11 PM
11/29/05 06:11 PM
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qopanel  Offline OP
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My boss and I are having a disagreement with the sizing of a raceway bond. We have a 600amp service, with Parallel 350's fed underground to a distribution panel through pvc. I,m saying we need to have 1/0, and he is telling me #1. I'm a little confussed on where to find the sizing of this conductor. Should it be based on 250.66?

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Re: Raceway bonding #59195
11/29/05 06:21 PM
11/29/05 06:21 PM
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Never mind....I had a brain fart and forgot to look a little further...250.122. I lost. Now I owe the boss lunch.

Re: Raceway bonding #59196
11/29/05 07:27 PM
11/29/05 07:27 PM
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Now you've got me confused. Why are you bonding PVC? If the parallel 350's were copper and in a metal conduiit, the bonding conductor would be 2/0.

Or, are you bonding a conduit that is after the service disconnect & overcurrent device?

Tom


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Re: Raceway bonding #59197
11/30/05 07:04 PM
11/30/05 07:04 PM
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I am bonding heavy wall conduit stubbed down, then changing to pvc underground, then back up in heavy wall again. And yes it is after the overcurrent device.

Re: Raceway bonding #59198
11/30/05 07:54 PM
11/30/05 07:54 PM
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Yup, you owe the bossman a lunch. You going to get him something good?


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