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#93731 - 06/08/05 06:29 PM Scheldule 80  
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Would it be permissible to use sch 80 in a hospital, with two grounds as long as you did not supply patient areas or emergency power through it?(You would still use a mettallic raceway for these areas)


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#93732 - 06/08/05 09:56 PM Re: Scheldule 80  
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I don't think that you can use PVC in a hospital under any circumstance. I have never seen PVC in the hospital that I worked in.


#93733 - 06/09/05 08:07 AM Re: Scheldule 80  
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517.13 a wiring methods,
517.30c(3) Exceptions 3& 4 Essential Electrical Systems


#93734 - 06/09/05 10:00 AM Re: Scheldule 80  
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JG, there is no need to put two EGC's in PVC in a hospital.

In the applications where PVC can be used in a hospital, there would be no reqirement for this to be done.

See Yoopersups' code references, as well as 517.12


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