Code Quiz: Rules for Receptacle Mounting

NEC guidelines on receptacle mounting requirements.

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate answer.

When using screws for the purpose of attaching receptacles to a box, the screws shall be of the type provided with a listed receptacle, or shall be _______ screws having ______ threads per inch or part of a listed assembly in accordance with the manufacturer’s listing instructions.

A) sheet-metal / 8

B) machine / 32

C) non-metallic / 24

D) equivalent / 18

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