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#168857 - 09/18/07 04:22 PM PVC 6" burial depth  
Jps1006  Offline
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I have a print here that calls out 1" PVC buried 6" deep marked as "for future". From what I can tell, it is most likely for a sound system or some sort of PA. Would you consider that to fall under column 5 of table 300-5 (99 NEC) as "not more than 30-volts and installed with Type UF or in Other Identified Cable or Raceway"?

Would you argue the only way I could put it in is if it is called out for future irrigation or LV lighting?

This is an outdoor recreation-type area.


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#168858 - 09/18/07 04:27 PM Re: PVC 6" burial depth [Re: Jps1006]  
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If you have an engineered and sealed set of plans, that calls for this, and its just empty pipe then put it in.



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#168871 - 09/18/07 09:59 PM Re: PVC 6" burial depth [Re: ITO]  
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This is just empty pipe, you can really put it anywhere they want but I would suggest they get off the extra bucks to put it down 18".
Then their options are open "legally". You know if they need a line voltage circuit there they will use it anyway.


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