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Title 46Chapter ISubchapter JPart 111 → Subpart 111.40


Title 46: Shipping
PART 111—ELECTRIC SYSTEMS—GENERAL REQUIREMENTS


Subpart 111.40—Panelboards


Contents
§111.40-1   Panelboard standard.
§111.40-5   Enclosure.
§111.40-7   Location.
§111.40-9   Locking device.
§111.40-11   Numbered switching unit and panelboard directory.
§111.40-13   Rating.
§111.40-15   Overcurrent device.

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§111.40-1   Panelboard standard.

Each panelboard must meet section 17.1 of IEEE 45-2002 (incorporated by reference; see 46 CFR 110.10-1).

[USCG-2003-16630, 73 FR 65197, Oct. 31, 2008]

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§111.40-5   Enclosure.

Each panelboard must have a noncombustible enclosure that meets §§111.01-7 and 111.01-9.

[CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28279, June 4, 1996]

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§111.40-7   Location.

Each panelboard must be accessible but not in a bunker or a cargo hold, except a cargo hold on a roll-on/roll-off vessel.

[CGD 94-108, 61 FR 28279, June 4, 1996]

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§111.40-9   Locking device.

The door of each panelboard enclosure that is accessible to any passenger must have a locking device.

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§111.40-11   Numbered switching unit and panelboard directory.

(a) Each panelboard switching unit must be numbered.

(b) Each panelboard must have:

(1) A circuit directory cardholder; and

(2) A circuit directory that has:

(i) The circuit designation of each circuit;

(ii) A description of the load of each circuit; and

(iii) The rating or setting of the overcurrent protective device for each circuit.

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§111.40-13   Rating.

Each panelboard must have a current rating not less than the feeder circuit capacity.

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§111.40-15   Overcurrent device.

The total load on any overcurrent device located in a panelboard must not exceed 80 percent of its rating if, in normal operation, the load will continue for 3 hours or more; except if the assembly, including the overcurrent device, is rated for continuous duty at 100% of its rating.

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