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Old 04-11-2017, 04:48 AM   #1
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408.3(A) (2) Service Panelboards, Switchboards and Switchgear

Barriers shall be placed in all service panelboards, switchboards and switchgear such as that no unisulated ungrounded service busbar or terminal is exposed to inadvertant contact by persons or maintenance equipment while servicing load terminations.

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Old 04-11-2017, 07:56 AM   #2
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Payback for arc faults. You're welcome .
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We don't have a barrier in MLO's. This is different than our rule.
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Our barrier essentially exists to prevent accidental contact with unfused service conductors.
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This has nothing to do with Canada's silly rules.

This is much simpler and smarter:


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We don't have a barrier in MLO's. This is different than our rule.
This wouldn't realistically apply to MLO panels since they aren't used for services very often.
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This wouldn't realistically apply to MLO panels since they aren't used for services very often.
A-ha! I missed the "service" part .
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A-ha! I missed the "service" part .
Of course, it only said it 3 times.
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Of course, it only said it 3 times.
but and oh never mind!
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but and oh never mind!
How many times do I hafta tell ya!? 😁
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How many times do I hafta tell ya!? 😁
Hey for the guy that started today off with "Why is it that you guys need me to explain things to you?" your street credit has dropped faster than the Canadian dollar on our side of the border!
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Blah, blah, blah...
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Blah, blah, blah...
Mouth open, eyes shut, ... short one-tooth.

Even your blahs are fighting words.
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Blah, blah, blah...
And you're still running on empty?????
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And you're still running on empty?????
If he would just listen to Steve, he would be filled with c0ck.... knowledge.
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Anyone know where we can get these barriers? I've got a half dozen new panels without them.
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The deal was it was ok to use up whats out there. The siemens ones pictured are the only ones I have seen. They showed us a picture of the Canadian style ones in update, but I haven't seen any of the other brands types.
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Our AHJ started enforcing them 1 Jan 2017.
Weeks before the 2017 Analysis classes
Nobody has them for sale
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You say that like you think it's a good thing.
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Didn't I cover this topic already?
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