Wiring Sub-Panel


Old 03-02-05, 08:20 PM
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Wiring Sub-Panel

I am wiring a 90 Amp subpanel off of my 200 AMP main. I purchased AL #2 wire to do the job. It appears that the #2 nuetral wire may not fit into the neutral bar in the main box. If this is the case...what would I do and still be within code?

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Old 03-02-05, 08:46 PM
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After studying the neutral bar...I noticed that two holes on the bar are larger than the others. The neutral wire should easily fit in one these holes.

Old 03-02-05, 10:24 PM
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Separate Equipment Grounding Conductor required.

Be sure that you run a separate Equipment Grounding Conductor in the feeder and keep the neutral conductors insulated and separate in the feeder supplied panel.
Tom H

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