NEC Code References
Most Frequently used for installing MC and AC Cables

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The following is a quick reference list of the most frequently used National Electrical Code® sections used when installing armored cables. Thi is not intended to be an all inclusive list. All local electrical codes and standards must also be reviewed prior to and during electrical installations to insure conformity to those safety standards which may amend the National Electrical Code®.

NEC 330 – Metal-Clad Cable: Type MC

NEC 320 – Armored Cable: Type AC

NEC 517 – Health Care Facilities

NEC 518 – Assembly Occupancies

NEC 645 – Information Technology Equipment

NEC 250.118 – Types of Equipment Grounding Conductors

NEC 300.22(C) – Other Spaces Used for Environmental Air (Plenums)

NEC 530 – Motion Picture and Television Studios and Similar Locations

NEC 210.4(B) – Multiwire Branch Circuit – Disconnecting Means

NEC 392 – Cable Trays

NEC Table 310.15(B)(3)(a) – Adjustment Factors for More Than Three Current-Carrying Conductors in a Raceway or Cable

NEC 310.10 – Locations (A) Dry Locations, (B) Dry and Damp Locations, (C) Wet Locations

NEC Table 310.15(B)16 – Allowable Ampacities of Insulated Conductors rated up to and including 2000V

NEC 500 – Hazardous (Classi fied) Locations, Classes I, II, and III, Division 1 and 2

NEC 760 – Fire Alarm® Systems