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Home Generator Interlock Kit for a Cutler Hammer Loadcenter Copyright-460x613-Inletbox-IMG_6728

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Note how the number 10 bare copper ground wire is shaped in the rear of the generator inlet box and then wrapped around the green ground screw using the included clamp.

Here is the finished generator inlet. It just needs a small bead of clear caulk at the top to keep water from getting behind it.

Article 702 in the National Electrical Code pertains to generator installations, but other articles in the code book also apply to the wiring methods used in this installation.

The generator circuit breaker with the wires attached. The space below the generator breaker is needed for the operation of the interlock kit. Note the label above the Ideal 30-454 Wing-Nut Blue Wire Connectors. It is attached to a strap that is holding the generator circuit breaker in place and is required as per the interlock kit instructions. Without the label attached, this interlock kit installation would fail the electrical inspection
The PB-30 generator inlet box comes with a factory installed green grounding pigtail. Consult article 250 in the National Electrical Code for information on grounding.