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#63024 - 03/04/06 05:49 PM Bonding  
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I have a ongoing thing with my boss about bonding, we are doing a 450ft run of 4/0 and #2 ground. Going though 4 j-box's. There are no concentic k.o's all are punched, I say we should use bonding bushings not just locknuts for the bond. He says just plastic bushings. Who would be right. Thanks Sam

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#63025 - 03/04/06 06:55 PM Re: Bonding  
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While bonding bushings would not be a bad idea you don't need them. You only need them if using concentric or ecentric knockouts. Read 250.92 and 250.97


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#63026 - 03/05/06 12:23 AM Re: Bonding  
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2005 NEC 250.92 is for services . As this is a feeder . (250.97) deals with Bonding over 250 volts to ground. If this was a 120/240 or 120/208 volt. Bonding bushings on a feeder would not be required Even if concentric or ecentric was involved. IF they were in good condition.


#63027 - 03/05/06 12:46 AM Re: Bonding  
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Most inspectors around here(Northern Illinois) make you put them on with concentric or ecentric knockouts. Especially for feeders.


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#63028 - 03/05/06 10:03 AM Re: Bonding  
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When the inspector looked at the underground branch he said he would be looking for the rigid sweeps and EMT to be grounded. Thanks for the input. Sam



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