PANELBOARDS


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PANELBOARDS
PANELBOARDS85. A panelboard as defined by the National Electrical Code is a single panel or a group of panel units designed for assembly in the form of a single panel; including buses, automatic overcurrent devices, and equipped with or without switches for the control of light, heat, or power circuits, designed to be placed in a cabinet or cutout box placed in or against a wall or partition and accessible only from the front. Panelboards provide a compact and convenient method of grouping circuit switching and protective devices at some common point.Panelboards may be of either the flush or the surface type (Fig. 4.125). The flush type is used with concealed-wiring installations and has t…
Citation
Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. PANELBOARDS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export