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Would you use this in a raceway that is located in a wet location?



I am going to say no.
 

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I would in a heartbeat.
What about 310.8(C)?
(C) Wet Locations. Insulated conductors and cables used
in wet locations shall comply with one of the following:
(1) Be moisture-impervious metal-sheathed
(2) Be types MTW, RHW, RHW-2, TW, THW, THW-2,
THHW, THWN, THWN-2, XHHW, XHHW-2, ZW
(3) Be of a type listed for use in wet locations
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Notice in the picture is has "Oil resistant" on the insulation.
Although THW is accepted, would not the insulation also show "moisture resistant"?
 

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I got a service later this week and was wanting to use this up. Found a lot of it in the material trailer.

We normally used copper for everything. I am using AL now for services.

Thanks. My DA miss read.
 

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I have been so used to just getting THHN-2 copper.

I saw this in the trailer and was not sure.

I know now.:thumbsup:
You'll also notice that the THHN you use is cross-listed as THWN, as the W again notates listed for wet locations. If it was just THHN, it would be a code violation to install it in a wet location.
 

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You'll also notice that the THHN you use is cross-listed as THWN, as the W again notates listed for wet locations. If it was just THHN, it would be a code violation to install it in a wet location.
I saw once a table that listed what the lettering meant. I thought it was in the NEC is where I saw it. I tried to find it again briefly and gave up.

The only one I can remember it MTW.
 

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It shows you are a J-man. You have to admit you ask some pretty basic questions sometimes. Did you lie on your personal info?
 
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