Power/Appliance Cords

Power/Appliance Cords

Article 422.16: Flexible Cords. (A) General. Flexible cord shall be permitted (1) for the connection of appliances to facilitate heir frequent interchange or to prevent the transmission of noise or vibration or (2) to facilitate the removal or disconnection of appliances that are fastened in place, where the fastening means and mechanical connections are specifically designed to permit ready removal for maintenance or repair and the appliance is intended or identified for flexible cord connection.

(B) Specific Appliances. 
(1) Electrically operated Kitchen Waste Disposers. Electrically operated kitchen waster disposers shall be permitted to be cord-and-plug connected with a flexible cord identified for the purpose in the installation instructions of the appliance manufacturer, where all of the following conditions are met:

      (1) The flexible cord shall be terminated with a grounding type attachment plug.

 

    (2) The length of the cord shall not be less than 450mm (18 inches) and is not over 900mm (36 inches).

(2) Built-in Dishwashers and Trash Compactors. Built-in dishwashers an trash compactors shall be permitted to be cord-and-plug connected with a flexible cord identified for the purpose in the installation instructions of the appliance manufacturer, where all of the following conditions are met:

      (1) The flexible cord shall be terminated with a grounding type attachment plug.

 

    (2) The length of the cord shall not be 0.9m to 1.2m (3-Feet to 4-Feet) measured from the face of the attachment plug to the rear plane of the appliance.

(B) Other Heating Appliances. All other cord-and-plug-connected electrically heated appliances shall be connected with one of the approved types of cord listed in Table 400.4, selected in accordance with the usage specified in the table.

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