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Re: CQD answer published Thursday, August 15, 2019 -Portable Tool Carts
1)"Portable tool carts" are not listed in article 90.2 Scope. therefore not subject to nec Darren Benevento
Hey Darren and Richard thanks for your comments, we can argue this both ways. Portable tool carts are also not in 90.2(B) for Not Covered either. There are many rules for boxes, flexible cords and cord sets in the NEC that are not specifically part of buildings or structures. The NEC purpose is the practical safeguarding of persons and property from hazards arising from the use of electricity as stated in 90.1(A). If the NEC doesn't apply to electrical wiring on tool cards and other items then what rules would apply? Some tool cards have receptacles, USB ports and surge protection that are part of Relocatable Power Taps that are listed to UL 1363. If that is the case, as opposed to field fabricating flexible cord supplied outlet boxes, the AHJ can approve them based on the wording in 90.4 and 90.7. Note that relocatable power taps are not "intended for use at construction sites and similar locations". See the guide information at UL productspec for more information:
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