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Can two branch neutral wires ( or grounded conductors) be installed in the same neutral bar terminal(or under one screw) in a QO or HOMELINE load center?

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QO and HOMELINE Load Centers

Branch Neutral Connections

Application NEC Code requirement


NO, The National Electrical Code (NEC) does NOT allow for this and the article in the current code would read something similar to this; "Each grounded conductor shall terminate within the panelboard in an individual terminal that is not also used for another conductor. Exception: Grounded conductors of circuits with parallel conductors shall be permitted to terminate in a single terminal if the terminal is identified for connection of more than one conductor."

CTA-ID : 2001161
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