ARTICLE 396. MESSENGER-SUPPORTED WIRING


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ARTICLE 396. MESSENGER-SUPPORTED WIRING
ARTICLE 396. MESSENGER-SUPPORTED WIRING396.2. Definition.‚ÄÉThis article covers a wiring system that has long been manufactured and widely used in industrial installations. The basic construction of the wiring method has been used for many years as service-drop cable for utility supply to all kinds of commercial and residential properties.From long-time application, messenger-supported wiring is actually an old standard method, even though it has not been covered by the NEC up until recent years. In 225.6(A)(1), the rule refers to "supported by messenger wire," and that phrase has been in the Code for over 60 years.
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Frederic P. Hartwell; Joseph F. McPartland; Brian J. McPartland: McGraw-Hill's National Electrical Code 2017 Handbook, 29th Edition. ARTICLE 396. MESSENGER-SUPPORTED WIRING, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2017), AccessEngineering Export