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Is it safe to have Steel Armored Cable AC-90 touching/running along steam pipe

Is it safe to have Steel Armored Cable AC-90 touching/running along steam pipe


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Old 09-27-18, 04:53 PM
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Is it safe to have Steel Armored Cable AC-90 touching/running along steam pipe

I asked my contractor this question he has the cable running w the steam pipe in the basement and is boxing them out
 
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Old 09-27-18, 05:31 PM
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AC-90 near the steam pipe is ok but not touching. A steam pipe gets hotter than the rating of the wire.
 
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Old 09-28-18, 08:54 AM
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If the steam pipe is insulated it's probably OK. If it's bare, then not OK.
 
 

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