This is the fourth edition of CSA C22.2 No. 76, Splitters, and supersedes the previous editions published in 1992, 1981, and 1969. It is one of a series of Standards issued by the Canadian Standards Association under Part II of the Canadian Electrical Code.
This edition adds requirements for splitters used for temporary connection, requirements for 90 °C conductors, and information to clarify wiring space and wire bending space.
For general information on the Standards of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part II, see the preface of CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 0,General Requirements-Canadian Electrical Code, Part II.
This Standard has been developed in compliance with Standards Council of Canada requirements for National Standards of Canada. It has been published as a National Standard of Canada by CSA Group.
This Standard applies to splitters, having a current rating of 5000 A and less, intended for installation in nonhazardous locations in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I on systems having nominal voltages of 600 V and less.
General requirements applicable to this Standard are given in CAN/CSA-C22.2 No. 0.
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