Motor Controller Requirements

A motor controller shall open all conductors to the motor where not used as a disconnecting means.

a) True
b) False

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) False

Part VII of Art. 430 is intended to require suitable controllers for all motors. As noted in Sec. 430.84, "The controller shall not be required to open all conductors to the motor." An Exception does note, "Where the controller serves also as a disconnect means

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