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#79477 - 12/30/01 11:23 AM Detached garage  
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hi,
what is the allowable overcurrent protection allowed on a 3 conductor # 6 UF cable?

55A or 60A?

thanks


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#79478 - 12/30/01 11:35 AM Re: Detached garage  
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frodo,
the 'code loop' would go 310.16>>>>110.14(C)(1)(a)>>>>240.3(B) with regards to 240.6


#79479 - 12/30/01 11:44 AM Re: Detached garage  
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thanks sparky.

i looked at all the articles you mentioned and feel that a 60A breaker would be allowed.

thanks for the help


#79480 - 12/30/01 11:48 AM Re: Detached garage  
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Look at Sections 339-4 and 339-5 for correct references for the wiring method you describe.


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#79481 - 12/30/01 01:08 PM Re: Detached garage  
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joe,
thanks for the reference. does this mean that you do not agree?

i dont have my 1999 code book handy but i will look it up as soon as i get my hands on it.

i see this section was either changed or moved for 2002.

the jurisdiction for this installtion uses the 1999 code.

thanks again


#79482 - 12/30/01 01:24 PM Re: Detached garage  
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I agree, just wanted to add more to the "loop" by Sparky.

The 2002 NEC now includes the rules in old Article 339 as Article 340, and they are still the same.



[This message has been edited by Joe Tedesco (edited 12-30-2001).]


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#79483 - 12/30/01 02:21 PM Re: Detached garage  
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thanks again. i can always count on getting the right answer here at ecn.

this is a great site..

regards

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