Adding a Conduit to a Main Panel
Joe in Texas asks: On a main panel for residential application would I need a Meyers hub when drilling my own hole in the side? It will be above a concentric knockout, and used for solar instillation.
Electrical Code for a Main Panel
Electrical Question: Should I use a Meyers Hub for a conduit entering the side of a panel?
On a main panel for residential would I need a Meyers hub when drilling my own hole on the side? The new conduit will be above concentric knockout, and used for solar instillation.
This electrical wiring question came from Joe, a Electrician in San Antonio, Texas.
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Joe.
How to Install a Conduit to a Main Panel
Application: Electrical Code for a Main Panel.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the Main Panel, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the Main Panel should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in San Antonio, Texas. A permit and inspections may also be required.
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Installing a Conduit to a Main Panel
This electrical wiring project is about a Main Panel of a New Home.
Adding a Conduit to a Main Electrical Panel
A Meyers Hub is typically used for the main service entry at the top of a main panel in a residential application. When a conduit is installed to the side of a panel a knock out or opening is created and a EMT connector is commonly used, either using the set-screw type or the rain tight type depending on the location of the panel.
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