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Electrical Cable Routing

09/23/2017 6:29 AM

Can anyone suggest suitable references for electrical cable routing design in "Oil and gas" plants... (mainly NEC standard design)

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Re: Electrical Cable Routing

09/23/2017 10:54 AM
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Re: Electrical Cable Routing

09/25/2017 2:56 AM

The end Client's electrical installation standards prevail.

Then there's British Standard 7671.

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Re: Electrical Cable Routing

09/25/2017 9:25 AM

Lyn points out good sources in his post, but, as someone who has to comply nearly daily with the NEC in my job, I have to caution the you should consult a source of professional interpretation as well. Many of the equipment suppliers have informative "papers" available on the internet. The NEC is a good guide, but it is rather "grey" on many points, as well as not definitive about "how to do" what is required.

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Re: Electrical Cable Routing

09/26/2017 11:00 PM

Just follow your country code of practices.

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Re: Electrical Cable Routing

09/27/2017 12:14 PM

I think you may start from this:

API RECOMMENDED PRACTICE 14FZ Recommended Practice for Design and Installation of Electrical Systems for Fixed and Floating Offshore Petroleum Facilities for Unclassified and Class I, Zone 0,Zone 1 and Zone 2 Locations

http://controlmanuals.com/files/International-Standard/API/API-RP-14FZ-Design-Electrical-Systems-in-Hazardous-Areas-2001~pdf1179.html

or API RECOMMENDED PRACTICE 505

https://www.scribd.com/doc/183807438/API-RP-505-pdf

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Re: Electrical Cable Routing

09/27/2017 12:18 PM

Sorry.I forgot NEC Art.500

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