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Im aware this may sound a little bizarre, but has anyone heard of pseg requiring bare neutrals (seu) to be identified with white tape?
 

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Next72969 said:
Im aware this may sound a little bizarre, but has anyone heard of pseg requiring bare neutrals (seu) to be identified with white tape?
Funny you should mention that. I was just called by Linda at ED&C telling me we have to white tape the yellow-striped neutral on a sweetbriar UG service we just did out in "Up Againt It" (Amagansett).
 

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Funny you should mention that. I was just called by Linda at ED&C telling me we have to white tape the yellow-striped neutral on a sweetbriar UG service we just did out in "Up Againt It" (Amagansett).
that i can wrap my head around, but another ec told my boss today that he was asked to tape the bare neutral white by a pseg employee on a service connect. Have they released their own "red book" so to say? :001_huh:
 

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I have not heard anything but im waiting for thrPSE&G red book. Yesterday I ended up spray painting my service neutral white. Let's see how they like that.
 

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I have not heard anything but im waiting for thrPSE&G red book. Yesterday I ended up spray painting my service neutral white. Let's see how they like that.
so i guess you got the memo? I was under the impression another ec told him, but it was a pseg inspector.

Edit. Hear anything about disconnect /reconnects?
 

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I always thought lilco and lipas ed&c had some idiotic rules. Let's see if they lift the factory ko rule for meter pans.
 

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If it's bare I've never had to identify it in white tape. That's a little ridiculous if you ask me. However, they DO NOT want you to use red tape for identifying conductors on a single phase service under any circumstances. I worked for one EC that wanted both ungrounded conductors identified so we did this by marking one of the conductors with blue tape. Also, I believe some SE cable contains a red stripe which is acceptable.
 

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Nukie Poo said:
Funny you should mention that. I was just called by Linda at ED&C telling me we have to white tape the yellow-striped neutral on a sweetbriar UG service we just did out in "Up Againt It" (Amagansett).
We've been failed for the same thing in Water Mill. This was last year from LIPAs Bridgehampton office. And this was for Al 4/0 tri-plex with a solid yellow neutral. I think I burned a whole roll of white tape in a 400A cabinet.

However, taping a BARE neutral white sounds completely retarted to me. Thankfully I haven't run into that yet.

BTW, we have 10 UG services waiting to be energized. We'll see about PSEG once the dust settles.
 
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