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Old 06-18-2011, 02:15 PM   #1
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Running all black wires then labeling color at terminals?


Is it kosher to run, for instance, four black single conductor wires then appropriately color them with tape at the terminal ends?

Obviously running the appropriate color wire would be best but I ask only because I'm being given a giant spool of black 4awg copper and want to utilize it for a 4 conductor 240V run I need

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Perfectly legal and acceptable, using #4.



...er ... as long as it's properly installed in some sort of conduit/raceway system....

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Running all black wires then labeling color at terminals?


That is not a issue as long it is bigger than 16mm˛ ( 6 AWG ) and have proper colour tape as well.

If you going to run this to subpanel just make sure you keep the netural and ground seperated { you may end up get a new ground bussbar that is only couple Euros. }

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