A. Feeder tap conductors up to 25 ft long are permitted without overcurrent protection at the tap location if the tap conductors comply with the following [240.21(B)(2)]: The ampacity of the tap conductors must not be less than one-third the rating of the overcurrent device that protects the feeder.
Also asked, what is the definition of a tap conductor?
A Tap conductor is defined in 240.2 as a conductor, other than a service conductor, that has overcurrent protection ahead of its point of supply that exceeds the value permitted for similar conductors that are protected as described in 240.4.
What is a tap box?
Generator tap boxes are permanently mounted on the outside of a building. Also known as a “quick connection tap box,” “generator connection cabinet,” or “docking station,” generator tap boxes use standard male and/or female Cam-Lok® receptacles to easily connect your portable generator.
What is a feeder NEC?
Feeders, as defined in Article 100, are all circuit conductors between the service equipment, the source of a separately derived system, or other power supply source, and the final branch-circuit overcurrent device.