Double tapping in main panel

Originally Posted By: ecox1
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nuetral wire and the ground tapped together


Originally Posted By: bking
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Not Ok, neutrals are current carrying conductors in 120v circuits, they should be terminated with one screw per wire. Grounds are usually ok double tapped but should be seperate if space permits.



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Originally Posted By: ecox1
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so u saying in other words I should refer this to and electrician


Originally Posted By: bking
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yes, anything incorrect with electrical requires an electrician



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Originally Posted By: chorne
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I would not call neurtal and ground termination together “double tapping”


Carla


Originally Posted By: ecox1
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chorne wrote:
I would not call neurtal and ground termination together "double tapping"

Carla

thanks carla ![icon_rolleyes.gif](upload://iqxt7ABYC2TEBomNkCmZARIrQr6.gif)


Originally Posted By: escanlan
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Quote:
E3306.9 Terminals.
Connection of conductors to terminal parts shall be made without damaging the conductors and shall be made by means of pressure connectors, including set-screw type, by means of splices to flexible leads, or for conductor sizes of No. 10 and smaller, by means of wire binding screws or studs and nuts having upturned lugs or the equivalent. Terminals for more than one conductor and terminals for connecting aluminum conductors shall be identified for the application.



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Originally Posted By: pabernathy
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Ok, We do not really deal much with IRC in regards to the electrical trade and with regards to inspections as much…more over the NEC would govern this most of the time.


However as previously stated it has been a violation for years under the UL standards but in 2002 the NEC made it clear of the violation and listed it as such.

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