Article 324 Flat Conductor Cable Type FCC

I. General

324.1

Scope

The wiring covered in this article is a field-installed system to be used for branch circuits under carpet squares.

324.2

Definitions

The reader is referred to the Code for these definitions.

324.6

Listing Requirements

 

II. Installation

324.10

Uses Permitted

It can be used for general-purpose, appliance, and individual branch circuits; on floors that are hard, sound, or smooth made of materials like or similar to concrete, ceramic, composition, and wood; on walls in surface metal raceways; in damp locations; and on heated floors where the temperature is higher than 86°F if approved for those temperatures.

The voltage ratings are up to 150 V to ground and up to 300 V between ungrounded conductors. The current ratings are up to 20 A for general-purpose and appliance branch circuits and up to 30 A for individual branch circuits.

When on a floor, it must be covered with carpet squares. Release-type adhesive only is permitted. If it exceeds 2.3 mm (0.09 in.) above floor level it must be feathered or tapered at the edges to floor level. There are other requirements for corrosion resistance and metal-shield connectors.

324.12

Uses Not Permitted

It cannot be used outdoors, in wet locations, in classified hazardous locations, where there are corrosive vapors present, or in residential, school, or hospital buildings.

324.18

Crossings

324.30

Securing and Supporting

324.40

Boxes and Fittings

324.41

Floor Coverings

324.42

Devices

324.56

Splices and Taps

324.60

Grounding

 

III. Construction

324.100

Construction

324.101

Corrosion Resistance

324.112

Insulation

324.180

Markings






Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code 2005
Pocket Guide to the National Electrical Code(R), 2005 Edition (8th Edition)
ISBN: 0131480014
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 120
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