Code Quiz

Where exactly can manufactured wiring systems be installed?

As defined in Art. 604, manufactured wiring systems (also known as prefabricated assemblies by UL) may incorporate multi-pole connectors, AC cable, MC cable, flexible metal conduit, hard usage cord, outlet boxes, splitter assemblies, remote control switching assemblies, and devices. Where exactly can these types of systems be installed?

  1. The connection of luminaires.
  2. The connection of utilization equipment.
  3. Continuous plug-in type raceways.
  4. All of the above.
  5. None of the above.

Answer: D

The correct answer to this question can be found right in the definition of a manufactured wiring system (604.2), which states: "A system containing component parts that are assembled in the process of manufacture and cannot be inspected at the building site without damage or destruction to the assembly and used for the connection of luminaires, utilization equipment, continuous plug-in type raceways, and other devices."

Owen is the owner and president of National Code Seminars and the holder of master electrician certifications in 46 states. He can be reached at [email protected].

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