Charles R. Miller

Code Contributor

Charles R. Miller, owner of Lighthouse Educational Services, teaches classes and seminars on the electrical industry. He is the author of “Illustrated Guide to the National Electrical Code” and NFPA’s “Electrical Reference.” He can be reached at 615.333.3336, charles@charlesRmiller.com or www.charlsRmiller.com

Articles by Charles R. Miller

September 2005
314.28 Pull and Junction Boxes Requirements pertaining to the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes are in Article 314 of the National Electrical Code. Boxes and conduit bodies containing conductors 18 AWG through 6 AWG must be installed in accordance with the provisions in 314.16. READ MORE
August 2005
314.28 Pull and Junction Boxes The National Electrical Code (NEC) has specific requirements detailing how to calculate the maximum numbers of conductors in boxes (outlet, device, junction, pull, etc.) and conduit bodies. Provisions for boxes and conduit bodies enclosing conductors 18 AWG through 6 AWG are in 314.16. These boxes are calculated from the sizes and numbers of conductors. READ MORE
July 2005
314.28 Pull and Junction Boxes Article 314 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) covers the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes. This article also covers conduit bodies, handhole enclosures and installation requirements for fittings used to join raceways and to connect raceways and cables to boxes and conduit bodies. READ MORE
June 2005
314.16 Number of Conductors in Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies The scope of Article 314 is covered in 314.1 and covers requirements pertaining to the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes, depending on their use, and handhole enclosures. READ MORE
May 2005
314.16 Number of Conductors in Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies The National Electrical Code contains provisions that limit the numbers and sizes of conductors that can be installed in boxes and conduit bodies. Article 314 covers the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes, depending on their use. READ MORE
April 2005
314.16 Number of Conductors in Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes, and Conduit Bodies The National Electrical Code has specific requirements detailing how to calculate the maximum number of conductors in boxes (outlet, device, junction, etc.) and conduit bodies. Provisions for boxes and conduit bodies enclosing conductors 6 AWG, or smaller, are in 314.16. READ MORE
March 2005
314.16 Number of Conductors in Outlet, Device, and Junction Boxes and Conduit Bodies Section 314.1 covers the scope of Article 314. This article covers the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes, depending on their use. READ MORE
February 2005
Article 314 C Outlet, Device, Pull and Junction Boxes; Conduit Bodies; Fittings; and Manholes 314.16(B) Box-Fill Calculations Article 314 of the National Electrical Code contains requirements pertaining to the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes, depending on their use. READ MORE
January 2005
314.16(B) Box-Fill Calculations The National Electrical Code contains provisions for the maximum numbers and sizes of conductors that can be installed in boxes and conduit bodies. The requirements pertaining to the installation and use of all boxes and conduit bodies used as outlet, device, junction or pull boxes are in Article 314. READ MORE

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