ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Top Posters(30 Days)
twh 10
Admin 4
Recent Posts
Windows 10, who's upgraded?
by ElectricianBud. 05/27/17 11:02 AM
How do you find a good employee?
by ElectricianBud. 05/27/17 10:58 AM
Recall notice: Bosch Solar panels
by ElectricianBud. 05/27/17 10:53 AM
Correct rotation, wrong sequence
by Potseal. 05/27/17 12:15 AM
Dryer, Range grounding from "Main" panel
by sparkync. 05/25/17 05:49 PM
New in the Gallery:
SE cable question
Popular Topics(Views)
236,915 Are you busy
171,925 Re: Forum
164,807 Need opinion
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 46 guests, and 7 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
#25924 - 05/23/03 08:49 AM Korean Codes  
mjelliott  Offline
Junior Member
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 9
Ventura, California, USA
I am going to Korea to install some machinery and I am wondering if they have any codes over there? I will be installing then according to the NEC because I can't go wrong with that but... you never know!


Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

#25925 - 05/23/03 09:15 AM Re: Korean Codes  
C-H  Offline
Member
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 1,497
Stockholm, Sweden
Quote

I am going to Korea to install some machinery and I am wondering if they have any codes over there?


All industrialised countries have codes.

Quote

I will be installing then according to the NEC because I can't go wrong with that but... you never know!


The bad news is that you can go very wrong with the NEC. If you don't believe me, I'm sure there are half a dozen people here who can back me up. The good news is that you were wise enough to ask.

You will have to check what the Korean code says and also who is allowed to install what. The fact that you intend to follow the NEC indicates that this is an electrical installation rather than just an installation of a machine. I is likely that only Korean electricians are allowed to carry out electrical work in Korea without supervision.

{Don't take this like I'm telling you off, I only want to warn you.}


#25926 - 05/23/03 09:30 AM Re: Korean Codes  
mjelliott  Offline
Junior Member
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 9
Ventura, California, USA
And where can you find anything about eletrical codes in Korea??? And yes the machinery is electrical. It's 2-3000 amp rectifiers and 1-6000 amp for electro-polishing. I have installed them here in California but not over there. Thanks for the comments but still not the aswer.


#25927 - 05/23/03 10:17 AM Re: Korean Codes  
C-H  Offline
Member
Joined: Sep 2002
Posts: 1,497
Stockholm, Sweden
I've been unable to find the name of the electrical code. But the people at Korea electrical safety corporation should know.

Have you checked that you don't need to certify your product?
http://scs.ktl.re.kr/

The Korean equivalent to UL, except that it appears to be mandatory.



Member Spotlight
Scott35
Scott35
Anaheim, CA. USA
Posts: 2,707
Joined: October 2000
Show All Member Profiles 
Featured:

2017 NEC and Related
2017 NEC
Now Available!

Shout Box
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0
Page Time: 0.010s Queries: 14 (0.002s) Memory: 0.7600 MB (Peak: 0.8922 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-05-28 04:45:34 UTC