Change List for this Rule

 

Original Version

Rule 84.6-E

 

84.6-E.    Risers

Risers of wires or underground cables shall be encased in securely grounded iron or steel pipe (or other covering of equal strength) from the ground line to a level not less than 8 feet above the ground line.
  Risers from underground cables of Class C circuits may be encased in plastic pipes or in plastic U-shaped moulding, as provided in this rule, in lieu of the grounded iron or steel pipe required by this rule.  Such plastic pipe shall be of material as specified in Rule 22.2-C with a minimum nominal pipe size of 1 inch and with a minimum impact strength equal to 2- nominal EPC-80-PVC plastic pipe.

Risers shall be covered by a suitable protective covering as defined in Rule 22.2, where within a vertical distance of 3 feet above or 6 feet below the level of unprotected supply conductors supported on the same pole or structure.

Vertical risers where within both a 6-foot radius of another pole supporting supply conductors and within a vertical distance of 3 feet above or 6 feet below the level of any unprotected supply conductor shall be covered.


Strikeout and Underline Version

Rule 84.6-E

 

84.6-E.    Risers

Risers of wires or underground cables shall be
covered encased in securely grounded iron or steel pipe (or other covering of equal strength) from the ground line to a level not less than 8 feet above the ground line. by one of the following:

 

(1)    Grounded (see definition 21.2) iron or steel pipe, metal U-guard or other metallic covering of equal strength or;

Risers from underground cables of Class C circuits may be encased in plastic pipes or in plastic U-shaped moulding, as provided in this rule, in lieu of the grounded iron or steel pipe required by this rule.
 Such plastic pipe shall be of material as specified in Rule 22.2-C with a minimum nominal pipe size of 1 inch and with a minimum impact strength equal to 2- nominal EPC-80-PVC plastic pipe.

 

 

(2)    Conduit or U-shaped molding meeting the requirements as specified in Rule 22.2.

Risers shall be covered by a suitable protective covering as defined in Rule 22.2, where within for a vertical distance of 3 feet above or to 6 feet below the level of unprotected supply conductors supported on the same pole or structure., or

Vertical risers where within both a 6-foot radius of another pole supporting
unprotected supply conductors. and within a vertical distance of 3 feet above or 6 feet below the level of any unprotected supply conductor shall be covered.


Final Version

Rule 84.6-E

 

84.6-E.    Risers

Risers of wires or underground cables shall be covered from the ground line to a level not less than 8 feet above the ground line by one of the following:

 

(1)    Grounded (see definition 21.2) iron or steel pipe, metal U-guard or other metallic covering of equal strength or;

 

(2)    Conduit or U-shaped molding meeting the requirements as specified in Rule 22.2.

 

Risers shall be covered by a suitable protective covering as defined in Rule 22.2, for a vertical distance of 3 feet above to 6 feet below the level of unprotected supply conductors supported on the same pole or structure, or within a 6-foot radius of another pole supporting unprotected supply conductors.