Max wires in 22.5 ci receptical box?

Reply

  #1  
Old 03-02-10, 11:18 AM
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 7
Received 0 Votes on 0 Posts
Max wires in 22.5 ci receptical box?

Is this diagram to code in Oregon? One thing I'm not sure on is the number of wires allowed in the top box. If not ok, what would be another way to do it?

Keyword = JessJoeMama

 
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 03-02-10, 11:55 AM
Forum Topic Moderator
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Near Lansing, Michigan
Posts: 10,944
Received 42 Votes on 40 Posts
In the top box, fill units are: 1 grounds, 2 receptacle, 6 hots+neutrals for a total of 9 fill units. With #12 wire, each fill unit requires 2.25 cu. in., requiring a minimum box size of 20.25 cu. in.
 
Reply

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread
Display Modes
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: