Conduit install led underground or encased in concrete slabs that are in direct contact with the earth is considered a _______location.

Conduit install led underground or encased in concrete slabs that are in direct contact with the earth is considered a _______location.

Right Answer is:

Wet

SOLUTION

Conduit install led underground or encased in concrete slabs that are in direct contact with the earth is considered a WET location.

Location, Wet:– Installations underground or in concrete slabs or masonry in direct contact with the earth; in locations subject to saturation with water or other liquids, such as vehicle washing areas; and in unprotected locations exposed to the weather.

It is intended that the inside of a raceway in a wet location or a raceway installed underground be considered a wet location. Therefore, any conductors contained therein would be required to be suitable for wet locations. It is the responsibility of the authority having jurisdiction to assess the environmental, factors associated with a given installation in order to determine the type of location, either dry, damp, or wet.

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