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Not sure if this is to code, but I'm more concerned about inducing abnormal current.
I have a Crestron control panel mounted over top of my lighting panel and a pull box mounted beside the Crestron panel.
All my cables enter through the pull box and make their way through the automation panel. The "engineer" didn't take into account that all the neutral conductors would have to go along for the ride.
I've laid some pipe to bypass the automation panel, to send the neutrals straight home. My question is: is this acceptable and if not why?
 

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Not sure if this is to code, but I'm more concerned about inducing abnormal current.
I have a Crestron control panel mounted over top of my lighting panel and a pull box mounted beside the Crestron panel.
All my cables enter through the pull box and make their way through the automation panel. The "engineer" didn't take into account that all the neutral conductors would have to go along for the ride.
I've laid some pipe to bypass the automation panel, to send the neutrals straight home. My question is: is this acceptable and if not why?
Do all the conductors have the same insulation rating in all the equipment?
 

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You should be fine. The only thing I can think of that you wouldn't want to do is use the panels as a raceway. Not saying you are just trying to picture your setup.
 

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recently was on a job with a lcp and a lot of guys forgot the whole neutral thing and there was at least 5 joints that had to be made in the panel.
 

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Do I understand you correctly, you're running hots in one metal raceway and neutrals in another metal conduit?

If so, that's a 300.3(B) violation and can definitely be a functional problem: The one time I've seen what you're describing, the inductive heating made the conduits too hot to touch.
 

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Do I understand you correctly, you're running hots in one metal raceway and neutrals in another metal conduit?

If so, that's a 300.3(B) violation and can definitely be a functional problem: The one time I've seen what you're describing, the inductive heating made the conduits too hot to touch.
I second that.

Insulation ratings probably wouldn't be an issue seeing how theres a good chance it will be melted away in the near future. ;)
 
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