load centers without knockouts?

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Old 05-14-19, 01:24 PM
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load centers without knockouts?

I have a job coming up that will use 3 or 4 2" EMT or IMT into a single load center. I've got hole punches, and its a refit job so any predetermined holes will not be welcome.
 
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Old 05-14-19, 03:36 PM
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This doesn't sound like something you would install in a house, what do you need 3 or 4 2" pipes for? How about using a panelboard? (Can is about 20" wide with no KO's) Or get a 14 x 14 x 4" pull box or a gutter and set it above load center and run smaller pipes into the load center (assuming you are only running branch circuits.)
 
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I'm replacing an old ITE panel. Short pipe out the back to meter pan. currently 2x pipes headed up that protect all the NM stuff. Soon to be another pipe for a subpanel at the dock. This is a surface mount job on concrete block outside wall.

The typical box with existing KO's is just not kind for additional large KOs.
 
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Old 05-15-19, 12:24 AM
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Depending on where you don't want the prepunched ko's..... Nema 3R panels don't have ko's on the top or sides.
 
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You could call Schneider Electric and ask if they could provide a custom panel without knockouts. They are extremely helpful. It couldn't hurt to ask.

But just so you know, there are probably panels with enough knockouts for your needs. Not sure where you plan on having the conduits enter, but at my work, there's a panel with three 2" conduits entering from the top.
 
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