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Electrical Symbols: How do I identify electrical symbols used on site plans?

Electrical Symbols
How do I identify electrical symbols used on site plans?

This electrical question came from: Arshad, a Homeowner from Pakistan Islamabad

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Arshad.

Electrical Wiring  Symbols

Arshad, the links below will provide all the details and a full listing of electrical wiring symbols used for construction site plans.

The Following links will assist you with Electrical Symbols

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2 Responses to “Electrical Symbols and Wiring Diagrams”
  1. Mike Archer says:

    I have a site with various cables going across it and have always just given the doted lines and labels. I have never found a library of national standard colors for these or line types for CAD.

    Can you help?

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