The number and size of conductors permitted in a raceway is limited to _____.
a) permit heat to dissipate
b) prevent damage to insulation during installation
c) prevent damage to insulation during removal of conductors
d) all of the above
See answer and applicable Code reference
The correct answer is: d ) all of the above
Section 300.17 covers the rules for the number and size of conductors in raceway. It specifically states, "The number and size of conductors in any raceway shall not be more than will be permit dissipation of the heat and ready installation or withdrawal of the conductors without damage to the conductors or to their insulation."