Is two switched hots in one conduit code compliant?


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Old 05-15-14, 05:41 AM
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Is two switched hots in one conduit code compliant?

I currently have the following setup:
- two outlets in the ceiling
- one outlet with the light switch
- metal conduit from the light switch to outlet #1, conduit from outlet #1 to outlet #2.

Currently there is one switch for both outlets as there is only one hot wire going into the ceiling.
I would like to have a switch for each outlet. Therefore I would like to pull a second hot into the conduit.
Is this code compliant?
 
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Old 05-15-14, 06:29 AM
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Yes, that is code compliant.
 
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Old 05-15-14, 04:43 PM
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Thanks.

What is the best method to pull that second wire? Attach two new wires to the existing hot and pull out the old wire?
 
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Old 05-15-14, 04:59 PM
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A fish tape could be used to pull the extra conductors or you might be able to push them through.
 
 

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