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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Question:

The Code Question Of The Day for Friday, December 20, 2013 has the exactly wrong/opposite statement for what is actually code. The sentence "The conductor insulation should have a dielectric constant not less than 3.5..." should instead read "The conductor insulation should have a dielectric constant less than 3.5..." ie. the word "NOT" should be removed.

Cheers, R

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Answer:

Greetings R, 

The correction is duly noted for the response and this forum agrees with the submitter's observations and suggested correction Code in the CQD response on 01-20-2013. The response to the CQD (similar question) on 01-21-2020 has the correct response.

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