Code Quiz: Motor and Controller Disconnecting Means

NEC guidelines on motor circuit applications

With respect to a motor circuit application, the disconnecting means at the controller location is “in sight from” and 15 ft from the controller. The disconnecting at the motor location is “in sight from” and 20 ft from the motor. Does this installation comply with the 2014 NEC?

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Answer: No

As outlined in Sec. 430.107, “One of the disconnecting means shall be readily accessible to either the co

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