How well do you know the Code? Think you can spot violations the original installer either ignored or couldn't identify? Here's your chance to moonlight as an electrical inspector and second-guess someone else's work from the safety of your living room or office. Joe Tedesco, who has a knack for finding shoddy electrical work, did the dirty work and found this mess. Now it's your turn to identify the violation.
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The rules for this type of raceway installation can be found in Art. 376. Section 376.2 defines metal wireways as "sheet metal troughs with hinged or removable covers for housing and protecting electrical wires and cable." The conductors in this type of wireway are laid in place after the complete wireway system has been installed.