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Maybe this has been discussed on an earlier thread. If so let's move on.
What is a commonly referred electrical part name called by it's manufacture.
I will be first (and quite possibly last) Nm= Romex.
 

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Minerallac straps AKA as MINI's for conduit. blue Carlon box for a place for fire...Caddys for about any kind of drive on conduit hanger....Madison straps for supporting a cut in box....Halo for a can..why do you ask?
 

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Minerallac straps AKA as MINI's for conduit. blue Carlon box for a place for fire...Caddys for about any kind of drive on conduit hanger....Madison straps for supporting a cut in box....Halo for a can..why do you ask?
Just for a new topic. Many people get confused by the names we use in various locations.
 

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Maybe this has been discussed on an earlier thread. If so let's move on.
What is a commonly referred electrical part name called by it's manufacture.
I will be first (and quite possibly last) Nm= Romex.
There was a post on another forum that had received a threating letter from the NM manfacturer you mentioned that said unless their product was refered to using the trade mark symbol after the name that they would take legal action.

So should we use manfacturers names, you decide.
 

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Just for a new topic. Many people get confused by the names we use in various locations.
When I was in California and making my way through some new homes under construction, I saw "4/0" written in certain locations on the walls and ceilings. Turns out a "4/0" must be some California slang for a 4" round nail on box.
 

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When I was in California and making my way through some new homes under construction, I saw "4/0" written in certain locations on the walls and ceilings. Turns out a "4/0" must be some California slang for a 4" round nail on box.
Yes 4/0 and 3/0 stand for there respective sizes. I prefer 4/0's at times because if there is a concrete wall and you have a 3/0 in place, some fixtures don't mesh without a little chipping.
 

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I will be first (and quite possibly last) Nm= Romex.

I don't think Ive ever heard anyone call it anything but Romex.
 

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Pringle for any bolted pressure switch and some main circuit breakers, I DON'T but many around here do.
 
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