Code Q&A: Splices in Conduit Bodies

Your most pressing National Electrical Code (NEC) questions answered

Q. When can I make a splice in a conduit body?

A. Splices are permitted in conduit bodies that are legibly marked by the manufacturer with their volume and the maximum number of conductors permitted in a conduit body is limited in accordance with 314.16(B) [314.16(C)(2)]. However, capped elbows, handy ells, and service-entrance elbows aren’t permitted to contain any splices.

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