Am I pushing capacity?


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Old 03-01-14, 01:49 PM
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Am I pushing capacity?

I think its just under overfill but is this pushing it?

1/2" emt with two circuits (4 #12) considering running a ground too.

Then a 4x1.5 junction with 8 wires.....

bad idea?
 
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Old 03-01-14, 02:14 PM
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1/2" EMT can fill up to 9 #12 THHN wires. (not cables). You box sounds small, unless it is a 4x4x1.5 box, then your fine.
 
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Old 03-01-14, 04:09 PM
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Is this just a splice box or will it have a device also?
 
 

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