ARTICLE 382. NONMETALLIC EXTENSIONS


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ARTICLE 382. NONMETALLIC EXTENSIONS
ARTICLE 382. NONMETALLIC EXTENSIONSA nonmetallic extension is an assembly of two insulated conductors within a nonmetallic jacket or an extruded thermoplastic covering. The assembly is mounted directly on the surface of walls or ceilings. Nonmetallic extensions are permitted only if (1) the extension is from an existing outlet on a 15- or 20-A branch circuit and (2) the extension is run exposed and in a dry location. Nonmetallic extensions are limited to residential or office buildings that do not exceed three stories above grade. This category also, as a new 2008 NEC category in this article, includes concealable nonmetallic extensions, which comprise two, three, or four insula…
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Frederic P. Hartwell; Joseph F. McPartland; Brian J. McPartland: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition. ARTICLE 382. NONMETALLIC EXTENSIONS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export