Code Question of the Month
For AC adjustable voltage, variable torque drive motors, the ampacity of conductors, or ampere ratings of switches, circuit breakers, or fuses, and ground-fault protection shall be based on the operating current marked on the nameplate. If the current does not appear on the nameplate, the ampacity determination shall be based on _____% of the values given in tables 430.249 and 430.250.
a. 80% b. 100% c. 125% d. 150% e. is not based on values given in tables 430.249 and 430.250
Answer: d REF: 430.6(C) of the 2017 NEC