Securing Cables Entering Cabinets

Nonmetallic cables can enter the top of surface-mounted cabinets, cutout boxes, and meter socket enclosures through nonflexible raceways not less than 18 in. or more than _____ ft in length if all of the required conditions in Sec. 312.5(C) are met.

a) 3
b) 10
c) 25
d) 100

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: b) 10

Article 312 of the 201 NEC covers cabinets, cutout boxes, and meter socket enclosures. An Exce

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