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Electrical Code and Protecting NM Cable

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Installing and Protecting NM Electrical Cable – The NM Cable must be positioned and fastened so that the cable will be protected from damage especially when the wall coverings are installed.

Providing Protection for Electrical NM Cable

Electrical Code Question: In a wood framed wall with studs positioned so the wall cavity is 1-1/2″ deep.
How is a vertical length of NM cable supported on the edge of the stud.
The CJ appears to protect only the length of the cable within the support.
Is the balance of the cable protected by its flexibility to move out of the way?

This electrical code question came from: Jim, a Educator from Florissant, Missouri

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your Electrical Code Question Jim.

Installing and Protecting NM Electrical Cable

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One Response to “Electrical Code and Protecting NM Cable”
  1. bheema says:

    How to the installation giser?& wiring diagrams,
    materials requirment?