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Can I use a structural steel tube as a wireway/raceway for a wire and wall outlet? The 1.75 square tube is also the vertical spline in wall sips panel.
Hey Craig thanks for your question. No. Single conductors need to be installed as a recognized wiring method as stated in 300.3(A) You might be able to use one of the flexible wiring methods in Chapter 3 and fish the cable or raceway through the steel tube and connect it to an outlet box. Check with the AHJ to make sure they agree.
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