Ran out of knock out holes on the top of the panel


Old 06-11-14, 09:55 PM
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Ran out of knock out holes on the top of the panel

I have an electric panel where the top side of it has about 10-12 knock out holes and they are all occupied (some EMT conduits some romex) and everything runs up to the attic then head to various locations.

I still have a number of spare slots for additional circuits but I don't have space up top for additional circuits to exit.

Is there an easy solution for this?

Thanks in advance.
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Old 06-11-14, 10:14 PM
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Normally the panel is mounted on a piece of wood. There are knockouts on all sides of the panel. Bring the wires down and in the sides or in the bottom.
Old 06-11-14, 10:35 PM
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How about mounting a trough above the panel? If you use a nipple 24'' or shorter you won't have to derate.
Old 06-12-14, 06:00 AM
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Most NM clamps are listed for 2 xx-2 cables in the correct size.

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