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Section E4005 Track Lighting
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Lighting track shall be permanently installed and permanently connected to a branch circuit having a rating not more than that of the track. [410.151(A) and (B)]
Fittings identified for use on lighting track shall be designed specifically for the track on which they are to be installed. Fittings shall be securely fastened to the track, shall maintain polarization and connection to the equipment grounding conductor, and shall be designed to be suspended directly from the track. Only lighting track fittings shall be installed on lighting track. Lighting track fittings shall not be equipped with general-purpose receptacles. [410.151(A) and (B)]
The connected load on lighting track shall not exceed the rating of the track. [410.151(B)]
Lighting track shall not be installed in the following locations:
- Where likely to be subjected to physical damage.
- In wet or damp locations.
- Where subject to corrosive vapors.
- In storage battery rooms.
- In hazardous (classified) locations.
- Where concealed.
- Where extended through walls or partitions.
- Less than 5 feet (1524 mm) above the finished floor except where protected from physical damage or the track operates at less than 30 volts rms open-circuit voltage.
- Where prohibited by Section E4003.11. [410.151(C)]
Lighting track shall be securely mounted so that each fastening will be suitable for supporting the maximum weight of luminaires that can be installed. Except where identified for supports at greater intervals, a single section 4 feet (1219 mm) or shorter in length shall have two supports and, where installed in a continuous row, each individual section of not more than 4 feet (1219 mm) in length shall have one additional support. (410.154)
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