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    A "duplex" by itself IS more than one receptacle.

    A "duplex" by itself IS more than one receptacle.
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    Yes. The 'standard' stack-its are too deep for...

    Yes. The 'standard' stack-its are too deep for furring strips.
    The 3M SIFS is designed for the narrow strip.

    Furring:
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    Standard:
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    3M Furring strip cable stak-its will give you the...

    3M Furring strip cable stak-its will give you the required distance.
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    If he's under the NEC, single conductors runs...

    If he's under the NEC, single conductors runs must be 1/0 and larger and shall be marked "TC". In addition to 1/0 and larger single conductors there is a whole list of wiring methods the tray is...
  5. You might also take a look at 240.40 and how that...

    You might also take a look at 240.40 and how that will apply to your situation.
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    locally the electrical inspectors enforce the...

    locally the electrical inspectors enforce the requirement which, I believe, is actually in most Building codes based on seismic requirements.
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    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the...

    I am closing this thread, in accordance with the Forum rules. This Forum is intended to assist professional electricians, inspectors, engineers, and other members of the electrical industry in the...
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    That would, IMO, be a reasonable requirement and...

    That would, IMO, be a reasonable requirement and could likely be implemented with little increase in expense.
  9. Thread: Triplex

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    Oh ! Did you feel that general statement was...

    Oh ! Did you feel that general statement was directed at you ?
    OPPPS
  10. Thread: Triplex

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    Sometimes it's amazing to see the lengths some...

    Sometimes it's amazing to see the lengths some folks will go to to keep from tasting a little crow :)
  11. we've come a long way.................... it used...

    we've come a long way.................... it used to be so simple....
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    I wired a house with conduit home runs to j boxes...

    I wired a house with conduit home runs to j boxes & MC branch circuits and would say 2X on labor is fairly accurate.
    (With my industrial background I actually enjoyed it more)
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    For clarification: The generator has no...

    For clarification:
    The generator has no neutral/ground bond.
    Neither ATS switches the neutral.

    #1 ATS is fed by a 400 amp feeder from the 3000 amp service
    #1 ATS also has a 4 wire + equipment...
  14. Thread: grounding

    by augie47
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    Took me a few minutes to "cipher", but #1...

    Took me a few minutes to "cipher", but #1 yes..depending on what electrode you are connecting to, #2 I think we have to assume 300kcmil from your math, not your question, but yes, 2/0. You didn't...
  15. Thread: Triplex

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    I agree. If you have a link of a triplex or...

    I agree. If you have a link of a triplex or quadplex type ACSR ("service drop") that has a conductor listed by 310.13, I would be interested. I have not enforced that
    requirement as I did not...
  16. Thread: 430.33

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    Understand all that.. BUT In the '08 and '11...

    Understand all that..
    BUT
    In the '08 and '11 Code, there is a Table 430.22(E) which seems to indicate IF one has a continuous rated motor and it is used for intermittent or periodic duty the...
  17. Thread: Triplex

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    agree, see triplex/quadplex used often and never...

    agree, see triplex/quadplex used often and never saw any with an insulation ration to qualify as a 310.13 conductor.
    Honestly, don't question it.:)
    (a) works for the utility& (b) it's outside and...
  18. Thread: 430.33

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    but more to m sleem's question.. 430.22(E) lists...

    but more to m sleem's question..
    430.22(E) lists "pumps" as a "classification of service for intermittent duty".. obviously all pumps are not "other than continuous duty"
    What makes the...
  19. Thread: 430.33

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    To me the more basic question is at what point...

    To me the more basic question is at what point does one size the conductors per Table 430.22(E).
  20. Thread: 430.33

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    however, 430.33 for overload protection ...

    however, 430.33 for overload protection references you back to Table 430.22(E) which does size motor circuit conductors for "Other than continuous duty" motors.
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    Your proposals are important, but your health is...

    Your proposals are important, but your health is more so.
    As a diabetic I can relate ... keep of close check on that critter.. it can be mean.
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    I'm shocked. I would have thought "fmtjfw" ...

    I'm shocked. I would have thought "fmtjfw" made that many :)
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    I am of the opinion that electrically if you...

    I am of the opinion that electrically if you leave the system bonding jumper in the 3000 amp gear and connect your grounding electrode there also that all will be fine.

    If you feel it is...
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    exactly ! If the service point is the...

    exactly !
    If the service point is the transformer and you have a 3000 amp main, then NEC would require service conductors to be rated at a minimum of 3000 amps.
    If the service point is the gear,...
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    There is no requirement for you to corner ground...

    There is no requirement for you to corner ground the 480 output. If you elect to leave it ungrounded, 250.21(B) would require a ground detection system.
    Before making a decision I would suggest...
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