Article 402: Fixture Wires

Article 402 Fixture Wires

402.1

Scope

402.2

Other Articles

402.3

Types

Refer to Table 402.3 for those types permitted. They can be used at 600 Volts unless otherwise specified.

402.5

Allowable Ampacities for Fixture Wires

Table 402.5 specifies the ampacity of fixture wire.

402.6

Minimum Size

Not smaller than 18 AWG.

402.7

Number of Conductors in Conduit or Tubing

Refer to Chapter 9, Table 1.

402.8

Grounded-Conductor Identification

402.9

Marking

402.10

Uses Permitted

Luminaires (lighting fixtures) and similar equipment where enclosed and protected and for connecting luminaires (lighting fixtures) to branch circuits.

402.11

Uses Not Permitted

Cannot be used as branch-circuit conductors.

402.12

Overcurrent Protection

As specified in 240.5.





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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