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#88388 05/30/04 07:28 PM
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If I am installing conductors larger than #6 in conduit that enters one side of a wireway and exits the opposite side and the conductors are only deflected 25°, is this considered to be a straight pull and the rules at 314.28 apply? If they do and if I'm using 2" conduit, the wireway would have to be 16" between the two sides.


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#88389 05/30/04 08:11 PM
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Hi George,

Depends.....
What do you mean by a "wireway"?


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Wireway as defined in NFPA 70, 2002edition, Article 376. Sorry for the formal reference but I don't know any other way to put it :-)


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376.23 Insulated Conductors.(B) Handbook Commentary: Section 376.23(B) was added to the 2002 Code to ensure adequate space for conductors in other raceways as they enter a wireway. Where wireways are used as pull boxes, the same minimum dimension requirements associated with raceway entries of pull boxes apply.

Kind of looks like your stuck with 314.28!


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