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#93445 05/26/05 04:51 PM
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Is there a code requirment for a disconnect switch for a residential wall oven. Im in massachusetts and a local ahj says i need to have one for each (2) wall ovens in this new house i am wiring.

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#93446 05/26/05 06:23 PM
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Kelley,

You probably already have 1/2 of what you need, at least according to the NEC. Your branch circuit breaker can serve as the required disconnecting means and if it is not within sight of the ovens, you can install a padlock attachment on the breaker (get one from the same manufacturer as the breaker). Also, unit switches can qualify as the required disconnecting means.

See 422.31(B) and 422.34 (2002 NEC).

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#93447 05/26/05 07:27 PM
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Allways wondered about that. I don't think I ever seen a disco or plug on a built in oven. Just seen them wiped to a J-box.

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#93448 05/26/05 07:43 PM
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Thanks Tom , he wanted a lockable disconnect like you said.
Active, this is a first for me i've never had that brought up by an inspector before.
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#93449 05/27/05 01:42 PM
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Doesn't the household then have to add a lock-out tag-out program to their saftey program?


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