Code Quiz: Handle Used in Electrostatic Hand-Spraying Equipment

Code Quiz: Handle Used in Electrostatic Hand-Spraying Equipment

NEC rules on spray painting applications

Fill in the blank with the appropriate answer.

In spray applications, as per Art. 516, the handle of the spraying gun shall be constructed so that the operator, in normal operating position, is in direct electrical contact with the grounded handle — with a resistance of not more than  ___ megohm — to prevent buildup of a static charge on their body.

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