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Old 12-24-2013, 01:22 PM   #46
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ah, i see what he is saying now. i read it as 20 amp receptacles in a kitchen don't need to be tr, because the location or the 20 amp rating makes them exempt.
I think what Jim P was saying is that the 20 amp circuits in the kitchen do need 20 amp receptacles: they can be 15 amp. If the code requires in your area they must be TR.

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My reply was poorly worded. I meant that you did not need a 20 amp slot device. Thanks to those that clarified.
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i suppose a 20 amp could be required, if the countertop was so small that it didn't require more than one receptacle and it was the only one on the sabc. that would be a pretty darn small counter though...
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From what I have heard 20 amp receptacles are required on kitchen SABCs in Canada.

Do they even make a tamper proof 20 amp receptacle?
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From what I have heard 20 amp receptacles are required on kitchen SABCs in Canada.

Do they even make a tamper proof 20 amp receptacle?
Certainly, 15 &20 amp, regular(non GFCI), GFCI, Decora

http://www.homedepot.com/s/tamper%2520receptacle?NCNI-5

Can't answer for Canada.
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i suppose a 20 amp could be required, if the countertop was so small that it didn't require more than one receptacle and it was the only one on the sabc. that would be a pretty darn small counter though...
Only if it was a simplex receptacle would a 20 amp slot be required. A duplex is two and can be 15 amp slots.
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Each day, nearly 7 children are treated in hospital emergency rooms for electrical shock or burn injuries caused by tampering with a wall outlet.
Each day over three hundred children are treated in hospital emergency rooms for swallowing coins, a catastrophe that could be prevented if the US Treasury would simply make its coins two inches in diameter. Where is the justice for children in this cruel cruel world?
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Each day over three hundred children are treated in hospital emergency rooms for swallowing coins, a catastrophe that could be prevented if the US Treasury would simply make its coins two inches in diameter. Where is the justice for children in this cruel cruel world?
LOL.

Back 10 years or so ago when I had a small child roaming the house, we as responsible parents placed these



in all our receptacles. And not once was out daughter able to stick anything into one. It's called parenting.
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finished our basement off this last year, all tr receptacles, no problem plugging anything in. totally would have loved those as a young parent back in the day instead of those stupid plastic plug-in guards.
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LOL.

Back 10 years or so ago when I had a small child roaming the house, we as responsible parents placed these



in all our receptacles. And not once was out daughter able to stick anything into one. It's called parenting.
I hear you, as responsible parents we required our daughter to ride her bike with training wheels. Not once over the last 10 years has she fallen off.

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