PLFA Conductor Support Requirements

Power-limited fire alarm cables can be supported by strapping, taping, or attaching to the exterior of a conduit or raceway.

a) True
b) False

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) False

Article 760 covers the installation of wiring and equipment of fire alarm systems, including all circuits controlled and powered by the system. Power-limited fire alarm circuit requirements are outlined in Part III of this Article. As noted in Sec. 760.143, "Power-limited fire alarm circuit conductors shall not be strapped, taped, or attached by any means to the exterior of any conduit or other raceway as a means of support."

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