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  1. Take a look at 358.42 and 314.15.

    Take a look at 358.42 and 314.15.
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    It doesn't effect me either....I don't use wiring...

    It doesn't effect me either....I don't use wiring methods that require "nailing plates". :)
  3. As far as I know none of the wind turbines in my...

    As far as I know none of the wind turbines in my area have been installed or are owned by a utility.

    Even if you can use a "remote" path as the fault clearing path (equipment grounding...
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    By definition a GFCI is a people protection...

    By definition a GFCI is a people protection device and trips at ~5mA. GFCI breakers and GFCI receptacles trip at the same point. If it trips at some other level it is ground fault protection (GFP...
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    The listing label should have an UL file number...

    The listing label should have an UL file number on it. You can check the information by entering the file number on this site.
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    Yes it will, but a plug in GFCI tester will not...

    Yes it will, but a plug in GFCI tester will not work if the GFCI does not have an equipment grounding conductor.
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    Maybe, but there could be other defects in the...

    Maybe, but there could be other defects in the equipment that would cause current to flow on the EGC.

    As I understand it, it was tripping the GFCI that was supplying power to the (defective)...
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    So we really can't use them in the field? As I...

    So we really can't use them in the field? As I understand it, a recognized component can only be used as a part of a complete listed product. The following is from a UL document.
  9. Very true, but the posting of the information on...

    Very true, but the posting of the information on the electrical equipment is the responsibility of the employer, not the electrical contractor, unless the contract documents require the EC to provide...
  10. What is the difference between a RCD and a GFPE?

    What is the difference between a RCD and a GFPE?
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    I expect that would result in a class action suit...

    I expect that would result in a class action suit that would rid the NEC of that product.
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    A number of manufacturer's have non-threaded...

    A number of manufacturer's have non-threaded ground rod couplings. They are installed as the original poster stated.
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    Even if a GFCI protection is not required, 2 amps...

    Even if a GFCI protection is not required, 2 amps of current on the EGC indicates a serious safety hazard to me.
  14. While as I said, there may be reasons to post the...

    While as I said, there may be reasons to post the 70E arc flash information, it is rare that 70E is an adopted code that can be enforced by the AHJ.
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    I don't know what the limit is for industrial...

    I don't know what the limit is for industrial equipment, but for appliances the UL standard sets the maximum leakage current at 0.5 mA or 1/10 the GFCI trip point.
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    In my opinion that is two terminations and not a...

    In my opinion that is two terminations and not a splice.
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    Isn't that true of almost all terminal block?

    Isn't that true of almost all terminal block?
  18. Yes, the instructions for the Chico say only for...

    Yes, the instructions for the Chico say only for vapors and gasses, yet the instructions for the seal fitting with drains call for you to use the Chico.
    If it is not a classified area, Polywater...
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    Maybe we should all push to get them required in...

    Maybe we should all push to get them required in Article 517....nuisance trips would probably get more attention there:)
  20. They make "drain" type sealing fittings where the...

    They make "drain" type sealing fittings where the Chico is used as the water seal, so it must be suitable to keep out water that is not under pressure....
  21. The only NEC requirement is found in 110.16. ...

    The only NEC requirement is found in 110.16. That only requires a generic arc flash hazard warning label. In my opinion your disconnects are not covered by the rule in 110.16. NFPA 70E would...
  22. I am surprised that I had so few posts in that...

    I am surprised that I had so few posts in that one!
  23. Nothing...the 180 va does not apply to anything...

    Nothing...the 180 va does not apply to anything in dwelling units.
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    Go to the NFPA site and look at the First Draft...

    Go to the NFPA site and look at the First Draft and the First Draft Report.
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    That is why I asked...I agree with the others...

    That is why I asked...I agree with the others that say the inside of that wall is not a damp or wet location.
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