NEC Quiz: Article 380

by Mark Lamendola

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Code Quiz: Article 380

Based on the 2014 NEC

Questions and answers written by Mark Lamendola, who has worked as a master electrician, electrical inspector, and design engineer. Mark is an IEEE Senior Member, and the Code article author for Codebookcity.com. Since 1996, he has been writing National Electrical Code articles for electrical trade magazines and has an extensive portfolio of hundreds of NEC articles.

After a series of Articles on various raceways and wireways, the NEC brings us to Article 378. This doesn't start another topical series. It does start a sort of miscellaneous items series. That brings us to Article 380.

  1. Article 380 is a Chapter 3 article addressing a specific wiring method. Which wiring method does it address, and what are its defining characteristics?
     

  2. Name three permitted uses for this wiring method.
     

  3. Name the prohibited uses for this wiring method.
     

  4. What type hardware is permitted for supporting this wiring method?
     

  5. What restriction is there on using couplings and connectors with this wiring method?

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