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#108954 - 12/13/03 10:57 AM Recently Inspected  
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How do ya like this?

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#108955 - 12/13/03 11:09 AM Re: Recently Inspected  
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Are we looking at Liquidtight Flexible Nonmetallic Conduit?

And I know we are a electrical forum but the post on the left looks substantial so why is it mounted with 5/16" or 3/8" anchors?

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#108956 - 12/13/03 11:46 AM Re: Recently Inspected  
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iwire:
Yes, it's LTNMFC! [Linked Image]

The post on the left is a card reader, and the one on the right is a fuel dispenser.
(As to the anchors, maybe they don't want to get sued for a bumper when somebody crashes into one??)

I had to spend a month roving to get gas during the remodel of the fleet station.
This is what I saw when I got back.

I could get pictures of guys smoking cigarettes while pumping gas, filling gas cans in the backs of their trucks, 9 guys in a pickup truck, but I just want to get the heck out of there...S


#108957 - 12/20/03 07:59 AM Re: Recently Inspected  
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Is the dispenser Gasoline or Diesel fuel??.I've seen worse, at least its not NM feeding the pump [Linked Image]


#108958 - 12/20/03 03:23 PM Re: Recently Inspected  
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Is it intended that “99NEC370-23(e) Raceway Supported Enclosure” apply to an Article 501 {apparently flammable-vapor?} installation regarding ‘floating’/otherwise-unsupported junction boxes?




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#108959 - 12/21/03 05:59 PM Re: Recently Inspected  
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Good Shot, Walrus!
It's a diesel dispenser, about 40 feet away from any gasoline.
I still don't think that this is very safe.
The cheesy plastic conduit is gonna get clobbered. Sooner, not later!


#108960 - 12/21/03 06:58 PM Re: Recently Inspected  
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Ironically, what this type of installation usually suffers from is an employee seeing it as a step stool to clean, and or relamp the dispenser. Or it would not surprise me to find a driver resting his foot on top while entering his passcode into the card reader. This could be made far safer by use of a cover of some sort.


#108961 - 12/27/03 07:31 AM Re: Recently Inspected  
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Is this sort of Non-Metallic Conduit resistant to attack by Diesel fuel?.
It also looks like them cable ties are the type that aren't UV-rated either. [Linked Image]


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