Generally, yes. However, if some circuits are protected by a GFCI/RCD type device then those neutral lines must not be connected to neutral lines for circuits not protected by the same GFCI/RCD.
Can you tie neutrals together from different circuits?
Tying neutrals of different circuits together is effectively paralleling wire, which unless larger than 1/0 is also a violation of 310.4. 300.3 references 310.4, tho 300.3 says all conductors of a circuit must be in the same cable, raceway, etc unless allowed elsewhere.
Can you connect 2 neutral wires together?
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Can 2 different circuits share a neutral?
What is a multiwire branch circuit? A multiwire branch circuit is a branch circuit with a shared neutral. This means there are two or more ungrounded (hot) phase or system conductors with a voltage between them and a shared neutral.
Can you put 2 neutral wires together in panel?
Neutrals must be one to a hole. No exceptions. NEC 2011: 408.41 Grounded Conductor Terminations Each grounded conductor shall terminate within the panelboard in an individual terminal that is not also used for another conductor.
Can dedicated circuits share a neutral?
A dedicated vs separate circuit is the argument– As I seeit a dedicated circuit should not share a neutral and a separate circuit may share it.
Can you daisy chain neutral wires?
Yes, you can and it will work.
Can neutral wires touch each other?
If you touch the neutral wire in a live circuit, whether it be a lamp, an appliance or something else, it is the same as touching the active wire. It is only “safe” to touch the neutral wire when there is no current flowing, just as it is “safe” to touch the earth wire (when one exists).
Why is there 2 neutral wires?
There are two black and two white wires in an outlet box because the outlet is in the middle of a series circuit, accepting power from another source and sending it on. Two cables are hot wires, bringing the power in and carrying it onward to the next. Two cables are neutral and do the same.
How do you connect two circuits together?
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Can you share neutrals on single phase?
In the US NEC you have to have a common trip on all hot wires sharing a single neutral. The reason behind this is that if you turn off a breaker for 1 hot to work on a part of the circuit, the neutral could still be carrying current from the other hots, which you did not turn off.
Can you share neutrals per NEC?
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The NEC does not define multiple circuits. However, relating to 210.7, it appears to mean more than one circuit, on separate phases and each with its own neutral. If the circuits were on the same phase, simultaneous disconnection in the panelboard would not be possible.
Can receptacles share neutrals?
Yes. GFCI receptacles work fine supplied by a multi-wire circuit. GFCI circuit breakers have a separate terminal for the neutral wire which must be run with the hot wire.
Can 2 circuits share a ground?
The code requires each branch circuit to have an equipment ground (either a wire, or conduit, or cable tray as in 250.120A), they can be shared when they are in the same raceway. If all the 20A circuits are in one raceway then you just need one ground.
How many hot wires can share a neutral?
One neutral may not have two “hot” wires from the same phase. It is good practice to use four (4) pole Circuit breakers (as opposed to the standard three pole) where the fourth pole is the neutral phase, and is hence protected against over current on the neutral conductor.
How do you wire a neutral shared circuit?
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What does shared neutral mean?
A shared neutral is when more then one circuit uses the same neutral wire instead of its own wire for each circuit. If you are using a shared neutral the two breakers need to be on a common trip breaker or also known as a 2 pole breaker.
What is a dedicated neutral wire connection?
The dedicated line reduces variations in the supply voltage to the protected equipment by eliminating the effect that other equipment connected in parallel might have. Secondly, the dedicated line ensures that no other loads share the same grounding wire.