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Can different voltages exist in the same switch box?

partitioning different voltages….


Electrical Question from Kolby about Electrical Wiring
Background: Kolby, a Electrician from Longview, TX
Question: Can you have a 120 volt switch and a 277 volt switch in same unpartioned switch box?

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Kolby. The answer is no. A partition must separate the two voltages.
NOTE to Homeowners:  This question applies to commercial and industrial wiring applications.

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