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  1. #11
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    Default Re: Disposal wiring too short

    Allows it but does not require it. The wall switch serves as a disconnect.

    422.16 Flexible Cords.
    (A) General. Flexible cord shall be permitted (1) for the
    connection of appliances to facilitate their frequent interchange
    or to prevent the transmission of noise or vibration or
    (2) to facilitate the removal or disconnection of appliances that
    are fastened in place, where the fastening means and mechanical
    connections are specifically designed to permit ready removal
    for maintenance or repair and the appliance is intended
    or identified for flexible cord connection.
    (B) Specific Appliances.
    (1) Electrically Operated Kitchen Waste Disposers.
    Electrically operated kitchen waste disposers shall be permitted
    to be cord-and-plug-connected with a flexible cord
    identified as suitable for the purpose in the installation instructions
    of the appliance manufacturer, where all of the
    following conditions are met:
    (1) The flexible cord shall be terminated with a grounding type
    attachment plug.
    Exception: A listed kitchen waste disposer distinctly
    marked to identify it as protected by a system of double
    insulation, or its equivalent, shall not be required to be
    terminated with a grounding-type attachment plug.
    (2) The length of the cord shall not be less than 450 mm
    (18 in.) and not over 900 mm (36 in.).
    (3) Receptacles shall be located to avoid physical damage
    to the flexible cord.
    (4) The receptacle shall be accessible.

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    Default Re: Disposal wiring too short

    So then hard wiring would either be a regional issue or the personal preference of the installer?
    I suffer from CDO ... Its like OCD, but in alphabetical order, LIKE IT SHOULD BE!!!

  3. #13
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    Default Re: Disposal wiring too short

    Quote Originally Posted by A. Spruce View Post
    So then hard wiring would either be a regional issue or the personal preference of the installer?
    Maybe the big 'ol Missipp is the divider? I have never seen hard wire, other than really old ones hard wired. Newer ones are all plug-in,,,,,,,,,,, Did three in the last couple weeks in commercial office applications.

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    Default Re: Disposal wiring too short

    Quote Originally Posted by NEC View Post
    Maybe the big 'ol Missipp is the divider? I have never seen hard wire, other than really old ones hard wired. Newer ones are all plug-in,,,,,,,,,,, Did three in the last couple weeks in commercial office applications.
    Somebody needs to fill that ditch in so we can get ourselves some uniform building codes ...
    I suffer from CDO ... Its like OCD, but in alphabetical order, LIKE IT SHOULD BE!!!

  5. #15
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    Default Re: Disposal wiring too short

    Quote Originally Posted by NEC View Post
    Maybe the big 'ol Missipp is the divider? I have never seen hard wire, other than really old ones hard wired. Newer ones are all plug-in,,,,,,,,,,, Did three in the last couple weeks in commercial office applications.
    I will add all those hard wire units mentioned did have a wall switch that also served as a disconnect.

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