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Stever

05:42PM | 08/20/02
Member Since: 08/19/02
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How close can you put BX electrical cable to a natural gas supply line. Is there anything in the electrical code that specifies??

Joe Tedesco

03:55AM | 09/21/02
Member Since: 07/27/02
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"BX" is Armor Clad Cable and is required to be secured to the surface of the building, unless specific exceptions for whips and other non-support is recognized by exceptions.

Don't secure the cable to the gas piping, and keep it clear from the gas piping and other non electrical systems.

The code prohibits use of an electrical conduit or tubing and other "raceways" from being used for the support of cables and non electrical items.

Come back with more information and specifics so we can help you further.


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