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What's Wrong Here?
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Think you know how this installation violates the
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Q. What are the grounding requirements for a
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By Steven Owen
With respect to single-pole circuit breakers used as
disconnecting means for circuits, when is the use of identified or
non-identified handle ties applied to multiple single-pole circuit
breakers (intended to simultaneously disconnect all conductors of the
circuit, including the grounded conductor, if any) not permitted?
- For multiwire branch circuits.
- For motor fuel dispensing equipment circuits.
- For tap conductors.
- Identified handle ties are always permitted.
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