Code Quiz: Adjustment Factors for Bare or Covered Conductors

NEC requirements on temperature ratings of the bare or covered conductors

Fill in the blank

Where bare or covered conductors are installed with insulated conductors, the temperature rating of the bare or covered conductors shall be equal to the _______ temperature rating of the insulated conductors for the purpose of determining ampacity.

A) highest

B) lowest

C) nominal

D) average

Find the Answer

Answer: B

As outlined in Sec. 310.15(B)(4) of the 2014 NEC, &ld

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