ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Fujifilm Recalls Power Adapter Wall Plugs
by Admin. 01/16/18 07:04 PM
VDE 0100 to introduce AFCIs
by sparky. 01/16/18 06:36 PM
Air Compressor feeder conductor sizing
by Potseal. 01/15/18 09:08 PM
Under carpet cable?
by HotLine1. 01/15/18 09:57 AM
New in the Gallery:
Housebilding DIY wiring
SE cable question
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 7 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
cloth wrap NM #16 ground #52740
06/03/05 10:07 PM
06/03/05 10:07 PM
N
nov  Offline OP
Member
Joined: Aug 2004
Posts: 69
New Jersey
I have alot of the old gray or light green colored cloth wrapped NM cable in my home and I want to know if it is safe it seems to be in good shape its not brittle. The orginal section of the home was built in the fifties that section seems to be mostly BX but the rest is all cloth romex with the heavy paper and small ground

Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: cloth wrap NM #16 ground #52741
06/06/05 03:45 PM
06/06/05 03:45 PM
L
Larry Fine  Offline
Member
Joined: Feb 2005
Posts: 693
Richmond, VA
Don't worry; it's as safe as it can be without pulling all-new wiring, which I wouldn't do.


Larry Fine
Fine Electric Co.
fineelectricco.com

Featured:

2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman

 

Member Spotlight
electure
electure
Fullerton, CA USA
Posts: 4,263
Joined: December 2000
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
sparky 23
Admin 20
Potseal 13
Popular Topics(Views)
243,516 Are you busy
180,314 Re: Forum
170,811 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.042s Queries: 14 (0.019s) Memory: 0.9406 MB (Peak: 1.0587 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-01-17 07:08:12 UTC