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  1. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hello Everyone. I am hoping to get some advice and to see if i am on the right track when it comes to a new project that i am working on. Please keep in mind that i am in ontario canada and code rules are different even between provinces. (Everything is underground) I have a property that is...
  2. Services and Service Equipment
    I am working on a service upgrade in Southern California in an area that was electrified in the 1920's w. underground conduit. We dug a nice trench down to an old 2" galvanized conduit to our new pad. When the time came to cut the old conduit we had exposed, to couple on our new conduit, the...
  3. Canadian Electrical Forum
    Hi folks, I'm currently sizing the secondary feed for a 1000kva 13.8kV:600V transformer. The feed will be underground in 4" conduits. If someone could check my secondary cable sizing calculations, I'd be grateful! I am assuming copper conductors, rated for 75 deg C. My calculations are as...
  4. Canadian Electrical Forum
    I have a friend looking to have a new feed ran to his garage for his future EV in Alberta. He is looking to run PVC underground from his house directly to his garage, and was previously suggested by someone to use 6/3 NMWU. Looking through the code now I'm not sure if it's possible to run NMWU...
  5. General Electrical Discussion
    Can anyone tell me if there is a NEC requirement for spacing electrical conduit,gas line and water in the same ditch? The PVC feeder conduit is for a sub panel to a DADU so this is not a service line. In Washington some utilities require the Service Entrance lines and gas lines to be at least...
  6. General Electrical Discussion
    Just wanted to know what are some key things to remember/start with when Laying out and doing underground work. Seems like things can get overwhelming when all youve got are a set of prints and a dirt field Whats the order it goes in? What would you locate first or where would you start? Just...
  7. Services and Service Equipment
    I am actually doing this service upgrade at my house. (Getting rid of my old OH setup) The city is requiring me to use a main breaker disconnect at the meter. The meter pedestal that the supplier send was the Milbank NU8980-O-200-KK. As soon as I opened it, it looked questionable. Now I...
  8. General Electrical Discussion
    I am working to clean up some old electrical work the state has required a home owner to get done and he has some 10/2 UF wire emerging from underground in a pump house... I'm thinking it does not have to be in conduit if it is not subject to physical damage. I guess I am just looking for a...
  9. NEC Code Forum
    Came across a service call on a hot tub where the electrician buried approx 30' of 3/4" metalic sealtight approx 6" under the ground. It states in article 350.10 (3) that the sealtight can be buried, but I can't find what the depth requirement is. Can anyone point me to the correct article...
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