Russ LeBlanc

Russ
LeBlanc
NEC Consultant
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Moving Violations Video No. 78: Bad Choice of EMT Fittings

In this episode, Russ shows us an EMT installation in an outdoor wet location that uses the wrong type of fittings. It’s a violation of Sec. 358.42 of the 2014 NEC.

 

What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Classify This as a Misfit  7
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: Don't Flip That Switch 
Dave Shaub, vice president of operations for ATS Electric in Phoenix, was kind enough to share this great photo with us.
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: One More Use for Duct Tape  7
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Two Connectors Are Better Than One  2
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: A True Flush-Mount Panel 
A big “thank you!” goes out to Daniel Cortez, an electrical plan examiner/inspector from Collier County, Fla., for sharing these fantastic photos with us.
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Hot Seat  4
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Bundle of Bundles  5
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: The Incredible Invisible Box  2
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: If Three’s a Crowd, What’s Four?  16
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: EMT Errors and Box Violations 
Believe it or not, buried deep in this bundle is a piece of ¾-in. electrical metallic tubing (EMT).
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Multi-Purpose Mounting Screw  7
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What’s Wrong Here? Hint: Flimsy Limbs  5
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify?
What's Wrong Here? Hint: Terrifying Temporary Power Arrangement  2
How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn’t identify?
Illustrated Catastrophes: PVC Thermal Expansion/Contraction and Protective Bushings  1
A big “thank you” goes out to Steve Perry, an electrician from Peabody, Mass., for sharing this great photo with us.

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