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#77662 07/09/01 01:00 PM
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Is there a new regulation/standard that requires businesses to replace the old armored caps, or attachment plugs, with the newer plastic type? Cannot find anything in regulations.

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#77663 07/11/01 03:19 AM
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See Section 410-56(g)

"(g) Attachment Plugs. All 15- and 20-ampere attachment plugs and connectors shall be constructed so that there are no exposed current-carrying parts except the prongs, blades, or pins.

The cover for wire terminations shall be a part, which is essential for the operation of an attachment plug or connector (dead-front construction).


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80-9(b) in 2002, Existing Installations

basically, if the AHJ determines it's a hazard it goes...

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80-9(b) in 2002. Existing Installations.


Basicaly, if the AHJ determines it's a hazard, it hits the road...


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