NEC rules for positioning receptacle faces per 406.5(d)
Fill in the blank with the appropriate answer.
Excluding any exception(s), after installation, receptacles __________ faceplates of insulating material, and shall project a minimum of 0.015 in. from metal faceplates.
A. shall be flush with, or project from
B. shall be recessed back a minimum of 1/16 in. from
C. shall be secured to
As per 406.5(d) of the 2011 NEC, "After installation, receptacles shall be flush with, or project from faceplates of insulating material and shall project a minimum of 0.4 mm (0.015 in.) from metal faceplates."
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