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Another Ground question #81548 08/27/02 01:52 AM
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2 four way switches and 1 regular switch ganged together, 3 seperate circuits. Can I clamp all the resulting EGC's together; can I split them up? The box is metal, the cables are #12 NM-B.

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Re: Another Ground question #81549 08/27/02 02:35 AM
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All equipment grounds in the box MUST be connected together.


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Re: Another Ground question #81550 08/27/02 07:12 AM
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See 250.148

Re: Another Ground question #81551 08/27/02 08:34 AM
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Thats what I thought. Apprecciate it. It didnt specifically refer to seperate circuits, and I was thinking if one circuit shorted out the others might experience some sort of trouble. I read about electricity taking several paths instead of the least resistant. It made me think that several of the grounds would go live but I guess that would happen if they were isolated or not.

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