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Article 368 Busways
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The definition in this section shall apply within this article and throughout the Code.
Informational Note: For cablebus, refer to Article 370.
Busways shall be permitted to be located in the open where visible, except as permitted in 368.10(C).
Busways shall be permitted to be installed behind access panels, provided the busways are totally enclosed, of nonventilating-type construction, and installed so that the joints between sections and at fittings are accessible for maintenance purposes. Where installed behind access panels, means of access shall be provided, and either of the following conditions shall be met:
- The space behind the access panels shall not be used for air-handling purposes.
- Where the space behind the access panels is used for environmental air, other than ducts and plenums, there shall be no provisions for plug-in connections, and the conductors shall be insulated.
Busways shall be permitted to be installed through walls or floors in accordance with (C)(1) and (C)(2).
Unbroken lengths of busway shall be permitted to be extended through dry walls.
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