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Old 09-11-2012, 09:42 PM   #1
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code compliance - metallic raceway

i need to (for practical installation reason) run a few feet of wire on the wall surface to a surface-mounted outlet box. this in a dry living space.

the question is-- is it code-compliant to run a romex (14avg) in a metallic raceway (or channel), similar to sold at HD under the name: wiremold/legrand?

the manufacturer product picture shows this raceway being used for surface-mounted outlet but does not say what kind of wire/cable is required


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Old 09-12-2012, 06:06 AM   #2
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I doubt you will fit romex inside wiremold.


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I would use thhn
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