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Matt Jacoby
Hello,            I'm trying to determine the minimum work space depth for a 480V electrical cabinet.  We're installing a new cabinet next spring but, it's 8" deeper than current and we really don't want to move the 22000 kg machine unless we have no choice.  In Chapter 11 of the 2015 NFPA book 11.5 discuss spaces around control cabinets.  Table… (Show more)
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Robert Solomon
On Saturday, September 16, Florida Governor Rick Scott issued an Emergency Action requiring all nursing homes and assisted living facilities to have an emergency power plan. This directive follows the death of 10 residents in  a Hollywood, Florida nursing home as a result of Hurricane Irma. These needless deaths occurred days after the hurricane… (Show more)
James Stiles
Is there a resource for determining what group a combustible material belongs to if it is not listed in NFPA 497, Table 4.4.2.  In this instance: 4-Ethyltoluene 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 1,3,5-Trimethylbenzene
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Leonel Antonio garay
I work in a 34.5 Kv plant. We must to calculate the incident energy but we don´t know what is the most appropriate method. Some people have told me about the "IEEE 1584: Guide for performing arc flash calculations" but this guide calculate for 208 v to 15 Kv.    Help please,
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Gennadiy Begelman
To Whom It May Concerns,   I am a project manager at a final signal design unit.   Could you share any interpretation information or suggestions for the article 314.28 (Pull Box Sizing). Pull box size defined as 8 x largest conduit diameter. Does it apply to all types of pull boxes/handholes? Are there any exceptions?   The typical MnDOT approved… (Show more)
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lance schexnaydre
I work in a chemical facility and was recently informed that in order for production technicians to operate 480V breakers with the covers secured this would require 25cal arc flash PPE.  I have not been able to confirm this level of PPE requirement.
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Joseph Evankovich
In regards to the 2017 requirements of NEC 406.12(5), It would appear the TRR requirements would only apply to what is considered the "business" part of clinic, medical or dental or outpatient, all places where small children attended or not may access. Example: would a corridor leading to a designated patient care space in a hospital require TRR… (Show more)
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Michael Neely
Article 500.4 (a)  We are working on project that requires drawings for a C1D2 location.   What are the qualification requirements if any to issue approved hazardous location drawings.
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Chris Nichols
Where can I find the regulation about power cables (110v) and video (coax, cat 5 dvi) in the same conduit? So confusing...
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Pratik Bandyopadhyay
Hi,   I have a query related to fire door at Transformer Fire wall. Anybody have any experience to provide fire door at Transformer fire wall ? Which code permits fire door at transformer fire wall as escape path for personal safety?
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