ARTICLE 376. METAL WIREWAYS


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ARTICLE 376. METAL WIREWAYS
ARTICLE 376. METAL WIREWAYS376.2. Definition.‚ÄÉMetal wireways are sheet metal troughs in which conductors are laid in place after the wireway has been installed as a complete system. Wireway is available in standard lengths of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 10 ft (0.30, 0.61, 0.91, 1.22, 1.52, and 3.05 m), so runs of any exact number of feet can be made up without cutting the duct. The cover may be a hinged or removable type. Unlike auxiliary gutters, wireways represent a type of wiring, because they are used to carry conductors between points located considerable distances apart.The purpose of a wireway is to provide a flexible system of wiring in which the circuits can be changed to meet changing conditions, and one of its principal us…
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Frederic P. Hartwell; Joseph F. McPartland; Brian J. McPartland: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition. ARTICLE 376. METAL WIREWAYS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export