ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
Recent Posts
Question on power to 4 Nema 6-50 & 5 Nema 5-15.
by TrickedoutTech. 10/22/17 11:36 PM
VFD MotorFeeders
by Yoopersup. 10/22/17 07:52 PM
Generator Cable Sizing
by brsele. 10/18/17 07:39 PM
What do you do?
by gfretwell. 10/17/17 01:08 AM
Good ol' copper pipe in the fuse holder trick
by HotLine1. 10/16/17 07:16 PM
New in the Gallery:
Gallery Test
Popular Topics(Views)
241,457 Are you busy
177,441 Re: Forum
169,024 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 12 guests, and 12 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#98898 - 06/21/06 08:44 PM low voltage splice accessibility  
gserve  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2003
Posts: 92
I need to splice a 2 wire #18 thermostat wire. Does this spice need to be accessible? This is in a garage that is going to have a fire rated ceiling installed over the splice.


2017 / 2014 NEC & Related Books and Study Guides

#98899 - 06/21/06 10:26 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility  
Ron  Offline
Member
Joined: Mar 2002
Posts: 582
White Plains, NY
Although the code doesn't require the splice to be in a box or remain accessible, it is a darn good idea.


Ron

#98900 - 06/21/06 10:52 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility  
HotLine1  Offline


Member
Joined: Apr 2002
Posts: 6,872
Brick, NJ USA
As Ron said...
the 'Code' of common sense' should prevail, and the splice should be accessable.

Think about if you may have to return!!!

John


John

#98901 - 06/21/06 11:02 PM Re: low voltage splice accessibility  
mister h  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2006
Posts: 20
erie, pa. usa
A nail on box and a blank cover ($ 1.50)
would be worth it


ken


Member Spotlight
sparky66wv
sparky66wv
West Virginia
Posts: 2,236
Joined: November 2000
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.015s Queries: 14 (0.003s) Memory: 0.7601 MB (Peak: 0.8896 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-10-23 09:55:50 UTC