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Old 12-11-2012, 09:26 PM   #1
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Can someone explain what the numbers represent on the legend as highlighted?
For example, on the line side it says 6-2/0.
Is this a range from 6 AWG to 2/0?
On the ground bus it says 14-6, is this a range from 6 AWG to 14 AWG or 6, 14 guage wires?
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Yes and yes

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Wow....if only all questions could be answered so simply.
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so if there is a range from 6-14 for conductor size, is there a "maximum" number of conductors allowed under a terminal?
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That triple tap is not legal and neither is that GEC. The armor should be removed and the cable should be terminated with an approved connector.
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One conductor per terminal.
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Anyone else notice the aluminum and coper wires in direct contact under that clamp?
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That triple tap is not legal and neither is that GEC. The armor should be removed and the cable should be terminated with an approved connector.
Great thanks. Last question; so if the legend says #6-14, then per NEC you are only allowed one (1) conductor per terminal so either a 6,8, 12, or 14 (co) is allowed in that terminal, yes?
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Great thanks. Last question; so if the legend says #6-14, then per NEC you are only allowed one (1) conductor per terminal so either a 6,8, 12, or 14 (co) is allowed in that terminal, yes?
That is correct.
Some panels allow 2 conductors, but only on the ground bar.
That will be listed on the legend also with the other info you have found.
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Anyone else notice the aluminum and coper wires in direct contact under that clamp?
Been like that for years.Where is the disimmilar metal reaction?

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