Low voltage cables question


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Old 10-15-14, 11:19 AM
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Low voltage cables question

The low voltage cables for my Air Conditioner and Furnace are run next to each other. I was putting up a drop ceiling and I zip tied the two cables together. Is there any harm in doing so?

I would guess no, but I wanted to make sure.

I also zip tied a portion of the cable to metal conduit with line voltage wires inside of it. Is it ok to have low voltage cable running along the outside of a metal conduit?
 
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Old 10-15-14, 02:18 PM
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Cable tying the low voltage wires together is fine.
According to code..... no wires are to be fastened to the outside of the conduits.
 
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Old 10-15-14, 04:38 PM
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Low voltage control cables that are controlling equipment, it is allowed to be supported by the conduits that is serving power to that equipment. 300.11(B)(2)
 
 

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