Photovoltaic Edge

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    Sharp edges on hose clamps may damage cable insulation.

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    Indoor rated conductors and lugs degrade over time.

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    How many strands does it take?

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    Colorful wiring, but no circuit designations, undersized wire,
    and double lugging may pose problems.

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    Negatively grounded system, improper conductor color coding.

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    Fire caused by an undetected wiring fault.

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    Unsupported cables are subject to damage and are not code compliant.

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    Missing conduit bushings, improper conduit penetrations.

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    Fire caused by electrical short in PV circuit conductors.

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    Wood used as a structural member in a PV support rack
    may not have the necessary durability for decades.

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    Example: Acceptable module grounding method.

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