Warming Drawer Wiring

dahrichJuly 15, 2011

Hello:

I want to install an electrical outlet next to a warming drawer. The wiring, Romex, must pass over the top of the drawer.

What does the Code say about this? Can I just run the Romex without any covering or must it be in conduit? My concern is that the drawer gets warm and may affect the Romex somehow.

The temperature inside the drawer may go to 220 deg F. I have no idea what the outside temp would be. I will turn the drawer on and try to get an idea of the external temperature.

Thanks in advance.

Richard

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Ron Natalie

The code says you have to protect NM (Romex) when it might be damaged. You'll need to glean through the information on the warming drawer to see how close you can get it to other stuff.

    Bookmark   July 15, 2011 at 2:31PM
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