This is the fifth edition of C22.2 No. 29, Panelboards and enclosed panelboards, one of a series of Standards issued by Canadian Standards Association under Part II of the Canadian Electrical Code. It supersedes the previous editions published in 1989, 1983, 1955, and 1936.
This Standard applies to panelboards and enclosed panelboards, rated 600 V and less, for use in nonhazardous locations in accordance with the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, to provide overcurrent protection for a number of circuits.
Clauses 1 to 6 apply to panelboards and enclosed panelboards of other than the service entrance type and apply, unless otherwise noted, to the panelboards covered by Clauses 8 and 9 as follows:
a) Clause 8 - panelboards for service entrance use; and (b) Clause 9 - custom-built panelboard assemblies.
This Standard covers the construction of the synthetic fuses to be used in the simulated load cycle test on fusible panelboards (see Clause 10).
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Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.
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