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Does a NEMA 3R NQOD panel require filler plates or does it come with twistouts ?

Issue:
Understanding what is required to close off any openings in the panelboard dead front.

Product Line:
Panelboards

Environment:

UL 67, UL 50, CSA C22.2 No.'s 20-M1989 & 94-M91, NEMA PB1, NFPA 70 Art. 408, Federal Specification W-P-115C Type 1 Class 1 , 2003 IBC, NFPA 5000, ASCE/SE17

Cause:
Unused space in a panelboard must be covered in order to have a dead front assembly.

Resolution:
NQOD panelboards, regardless of enclosure type, are supplied with a branch breaker deadfront having metal twistouts over the circuit breaker area. A trim kit, or gutter cover assembly, is supplied with the enclosure to cover wire bending space.  NOTE:  NQOD panelboards are obsolete, superseded by NQ panelboards.



 
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