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Single phase 480v lighting circuit #167383
08/11/07 09:24 AM
08/11/07 09:24 AM
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Need to install 3 480v single phase parking lot circuits on contactor. Can I get by with a 3 pole or do I need to go with a 6 pole? Must I break both conductors?

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Re: Single phase 480v lighting circuit [Re: etech] #167384
08/11/07 09:39 AM
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Originally Posted by etech
Need to install 3 480v single phase parking lot circuits on contactor. Can I get by with a 3 pole or do I need to go with a 6 pole? Must I break both conductors?


In my opinion 410.54(B) requires you to switch all ungrounded legs supplying the 'auxiliary equipment' (AKA the ballasts).


Bob Badger
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Re: Single phase 480v lighting circuit [Re: iwire] #167385
08/11/07 09:43 AM
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Thanks!


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