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AC/BX Cable run through floor #80664 05/05/02 11:24 PM
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frodo Offline OP
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hi,
i cant find any restriction on running ac/bx through the floor on a residential job...

anybody know of any restrictions?

thanks

frodo

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Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor #80665 05/13/02 02:15 PM
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Do you mean within a wall or exposed?
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Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor #80666 05/13/02 03:07 PM
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hi,
the ac/bx is run through the floor to a handy box mounted on the baseboard.

-regards

frodo

Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor #80667 05/13/02 04:59 PM
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320.10 Uses Permitted.

Where not subject to "physical damage", Type AC cable shall be permitted as follows:

(1) In both exposed and concealed work .....

The key is "physical damage" ---- and at the floor level, there can be a possibility of damage caused by a floor polisher or other equipment. I would use a piece of rigid metal conduit as a sleeve just to be on the safe side.


Joe Tedesco, NEC Consultant
Re: AC/BX Cable run through floor #80668 05/13/02 08:57 PM
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thanks

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