ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
IRC M1307.3
by gfretwell. 08/18/18 09:08 AM
Light Pole Grounding
by Mosfet74. 08/18/18 08:42 AM
Calling all Non-US members!! (Non-US only)
by Bill Addiss. 08/13/18 05:52 PM
Upgrade the old panel
by gfretwell. 08/13/18 12:20 AM
depth of duckbank
by ghost307. 08/12/18 09:26 PM
New in the Gallery:
Plug terminals
Housebilding DIY wiring
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 6 guests, and 18 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
switch legs #66601
06/09/06 10:07 AM
06/09/06 10:07 AM
S
sid123456  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 71
Florida
are there any issues running 2 switch legs in 2 conductor romex? i can't remember from school. Im extending a prewired ats panel where the breaakers are just switch legs to the main panel, and the neutrals stay in the main panel.

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: switch legs #66602
06/09/06 01:57 PM
06/09/06 01:57 PM
L
Larry Fine  Offline
Member
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 693
Richmond, VA
If I understand the question, no, the neutral doesn't need to accompany the hots, as long as any current traveling down one wire in the conduit is returned by another wire in the same conduit, just like with an ordinary switch loop.


Larry Fine
Fine Electric Co.
fineelectricco.com

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
Niko
Niko
Campbell, CA
Posts: 356
Joined: August 2006
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
BigB 3
Popular Topics(Views)
248,616 Are you busy
186,360 Re: Forum
175,818 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.021s Queries: 14 (0.005s) Memory: 0.9421 MB (Peak: 1.0600 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-08-19 01:49:04 UTC