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#103283 - 06/16/02 07:58 AM Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires?  
Joe Tedesco  Offline
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Please review the NEC for possible violations here.

Question: Does the NEC allow the use of this method with "how many" wires in a 3 inch EMT?


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#103284 - 06/16/02 01:48 PM Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires?  
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Probably for a two conductor telephone jack.

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#103285 - 06/16/02 03:36 PM Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires?  
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If this is a Chapter 8 installation, there is no box size requirement in the code. If it is some other system with wires larger than #6, it appears to be a violation of 314.28(A). The number of wires is only limited by the wire fill rules in Table 1 of Chapter 9.
Don


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#103286 - 06/16/02 08:45 PM Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires?  
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Too True GWC. Maybe they had a whole bunch of 2 inch left over at the end of the job and used it instead of 3/4?


#103287 - 06/16/02 11:10 PM Re: Angle or U Pulls, How Many Wires?  
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elecktrikguy,

I was being sarcastic.

Always 4" RMC required for the telephone and then a quad #22 conductor is installed.

I'm with Don's comment.



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