U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Oct 28, 2020

§ 111.30-19 - Buses and wiring.

(a) General. Each bus must meet the requirements of either -

(1) Section 7.10 of IEEE 45-1998 (incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1); or

(2) IEC 60092-302 (clause 7) (incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1).

(b) Wiring. Instrumentation and control wiring must be -

(1) Suitable for installation within in a switchboard enclosure and be rated at 90 °C or higher;

(2) Stranded copper;

(3) No. 14 AWG (2.10 mm 2) or larger or must be ribbon cable or similar conductor size cable recommended for use in low-power instrumentation, monitoring, or control circuits by the equipment manufacturer;

(4) Flame-retardant meeting test VW-1 of UL 1581 or IEC 60332-1 (both incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1); and

(5) Extra flexible, if used on a hinged panel.

[CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28278, June 4, 1996, as amended at 62 FR 23908, May 1, 1997; USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65197, Oct. 31, 2008; USCG-2013-0671, 78 FR 60153, Sept. 30, 2013]