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If your service panel main over-current device size is 30 amps, you may use a feeder rated no less than a 30 amp rated conductor, from the transformer, through to the main lugs of the service panel, or the lug of your main over-current device depending on the service rated panel style that you plan to use.
Apply household cooking equipment total number of all cooking equipment to demand factor, in va.
You must use the 75 degree column found in NEC Table In this case your calculated demand load dictating your main service rated panel required a minimum main service rated panel size of amps.
You must supply a set of feeders approved for a wet location, and sized by the maximum amp rating of the main disconnect s used on the pole and able to reach at least 3′ past the weatherhead into free air for the Utility Company’ s connection.
General Dwelling Calculation Method (NEC 2002)
You must support the pipe with straps. When you come out of the bottom of the disconnect or panel, you will find your bossed [treaded] receptacle box conduit hole, laying offset from the hole at the bottom of your disconnect or panel box. In comparing for the best deal between the two NEC tables If 3 or less appliances, then enter at percent.
All boxes on an overhead temporary service pole will be considered exposed to wet location.
An example of a volt receptacle that must be GFI protected or provided with documented records of its use may be viewed by clicking on the picture icon to the left. If you are using aluminum wiring you must use anti-oxidation inhibitor [Nolox] at each connection of that aluminum conductor. If the conductors are used as a feeder for a residential setting then you may disregard the temperature limitations and use the NEC Table You must use the 60 degree column found in NEC Table Please keep in mind that any conductor 4 awg or larger must be protected with plastic bushings on the ends of the conduits.
Suggested Wiring Procedures for an Overhead Temporary Service Pole (NEC 2002)
A using a normal receptacle mounting yoke. This document is based on the national electrical code and is designed to give you an option, as a self – help, that should pass minimum code requirements. Search for great deals on electrical from local home improvement companies and contractors.
We must then make one more comparison to ensure our calculated neutral service rated conductor size in wire gauge is not smaller than the minimum grounding electrode conductor size as required in NEC Article B [listing and labeling requirements.
If only one dryer is used.
If you use a type service panel with more than two [three or more] circuits in the box, you must use a minimum rating of 60 amps, weatherproof service rated panel.
One example of an overhead temporary service may be viewed by clicking nfc2002 the picture icon to the left.
A and NEC Article If your service panel main over-current device size is 15 amps, you may use a feeder rated no less than a 15 amp rated conductor, from the transformer, through to the main lugs of the service panel, or the lug of your main over-current device depending on the service rated panel style that you plan to use.
This document is based on the national electrical code and is designed to give you an option, as a self-help, that should pass minimum code requirements. Then refer to nec article Do not add the first 3 steps to this general lighting demand factor. Keep in mind that the chart in NEC Article You must ensure that whichever panel you use to install as a panel used on a temporary service pole is a service rated panel.
Please keep in mind that any equipment being utilized as a service panel must be 10 rated as listed and labeled on that service rated panel’ s label. The bonding method of a receptacle may be accomplished by installing a self grounding receptacle approved for the purpose using the metal box as the grounding contact between the yoke of the self grounding receptacle NEC Article Your overcurrent device [breaker box or fuse box] can be of an array of sizes, each size creating new requirements.
Suggested Wiring Procedures for an Overhead Temporary Service Pole (NEC ) – Self Help and More
Some Utility companies require you to furnish your meter base. Any receptacle must be GFCI protected if on a temporary service pole or if volt rated receptacle or receptacles rated more than 30 amp must be recorded on documented records made available to the electrical inspector upon request.
If your service panel main over-current device size is 60 amps, you must use a feeder rated no less than a 60 amp rated conductor, from the transformer, through to the main lugs of the service panel, or the lug of your main over-current device depending on the service rated panel style that you plan to use.
You must then run the grounding electrode conductor up the pole to the service panel. D Please leave approximately 3′ sticking out beyond the weatherhead allowing enough conductor length that the Power Company may have enough to work with during their connection to your service entrance conductors.
General Dwelling Calculation Method (NEC ) – Self Help and More
For small appliance branch circuits for the dwelling required. If the any box is metal, you must bond the metal box to the grounding conductor. In this application you must use a conductor approved for a wet location, and approved as a service conductor [with a 1100 in it’s identification and sunlight resistant] NEC Article Accepted practice will lead you to Sch 40 PVC due to a cost factor. Nce2002 all volt receptacles installed on the temporary or installed for use as temporary wiring are on the same branch circuit, the GFCI protective device installed as the first receptacle on that circuit may protect be used as the GFCI protective device serving all nec0202 receptacles on that circuit attached to the load side of that GFCI protective.
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All the above was added together to obtain your neutral service conductor demand load calculation of 18, volt amps. Final Calculation as Follows: If you opt for the 5′ deep pole set without braces, then add 2′ to the pole as described making the total pole length for the 5′ deep pole set option of approximately 18′. A You will find in the Chapter for temporary wiring that any electrical service is not considered as temporary but must be referred to NEC Article for permanent service installations.
The article is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional advice.