Full Coverage of Combustible Coating Equipment

Full Coverage of Combustible Coating Equipment

Article 516 provides the installation requirements for equipment used to spray, dip, coat, or print using combustible materials.  

Article 516 of the NEC applies to things you use every day. Walk into your kitchen for example. The metal panels of your range, dishwasher, and refrigerator all underwent finish application operations using equipment compliant with this area of the NEC. The cores of the motors in these appliances were dipped in Art. 516-compliant systems, as were the cores of the motors used in the assembly of these appliances (Photo 1 and Photo 2).

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