Overcurrent Protection, Part 5

Overcurrent protection devices (OCPDs) need protection, too. Not from overcurrent, but from physical damage [240.30(A)]. You can provide that protection in one of two ways.

Overcurrent protection devices (OCPDs) need protection, too. Not from overcurrent, but from physical damage [240.30(A)]. You can provide that protection in one of two ways:

1. Put them in something: an enclosure, cabinet, cutout box, or equipment assembly.

2. Mount them on something: open-type switchboards, panelboards, or control boards.

The second option is available only if what you’re mounting the OCPD on is:

1. In a room or free from dampness and ign

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