DIY Home Improvement Forum banner
1 - 4 of 4 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
48 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Need a code reference on outlets enclosed in cabinets; have a hinged swing out/up appliance platform - mixer etc. normally plugged into outlet at back of cabinet. Appliance is never used unless cabinet door is open and appliance is out in the open. Is outlet OK according to code?
 

·
Master Electrician
Joined
·
1,453 Posts
Don't know about Canada, but in US NEC the outlet is allowed, but cannot be counted as one of the required counter-top receptacles.
 

·
Electrician
Joined
·
1,404 Posts
26-710(h)
a receptacle shall not be placed in a cupboard, cabinet, or similar enclosure EXCEPT
-an intergal part of a factory-built enclousre
-provided for use with a specific type of appliance that is suitable for
installation within the enclosure
-intended for a microwave oven
-intended for a cord connected range hood
-intended for a cord connected combination microwave oven/range hood

So you probably could get away with it by useing exception #2
 
1 - 4 of 4 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top