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
#26330 - 06/06/03 11:42 PM In floor termination  
mlk682  Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 48
Foley Mn
I am tasked with connecting a hydraulic lift that is embedded in 1 ft deep by 3 ft wide by 3 ft wide hole in a concrete floor. The previous electrician left me a stub of 3/4 rigid into the hole from the side wall, but I am going to have to cut it off flush in order for the lift to fit. I am left with no way to connect the conduit to the device. He planned to feed the 230 3 phase 20 amp circuit from a drop cord in the ceiling 9maybe just using the conduit as protection??). I also have to get a few wires down there for foot pedal controls So now I have a dead head pipe with no fitting and not enough fill. Is there a legal way to utilize that existing pipe, with multi pair cable and connectors or am I going to be busting out concrete for the next three days.Will the cord and plug siffice for a disconnecting means?

Thanks in advance sorry I have no pics


Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades

#26331 - 06/07/03 10:36 AM Re: In floor termination  
elektrikguy  Offline
Member
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 132
woodstock,ga,usa
Maybe use the raceway and pull TECK cable through? I dunno what the situation is exactly though.


#26332 - 06/07/03 12:27 PM Re: In floor termination  
mlk682  Offline
Member
Joined: Apr 2003
Posts: 48
Foley Mn
Thanks electric guy, Teck cable is going to be the answer,I think I am still going to have to bust out the pipe though. one more question for you, He had it set up to be fed from a cable drop from the ceiling (Its right in the middle of the floor. I think this is fixed equipment and should be run in pipe or I should at least run the teck cable supported(i am thinking of putting uni strut up) and then going to a disconnect first. I think his plan was to drop into a four square box on top of the conduit stub and just run cord and plug.I know its hard to visualize without pics, I am going to invext in a camera. Thanks very much for your time

Mike



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: 0.011s Queries: 14 (0.002s) Memory: 0.7515 MB (Peak: 0.8745 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2017-05-28 04:44:10 UTC