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Plenum rated wire

Posted by BobF on March 5th, 1999 10:53 PM
In reply to plenums by BobF on March 5th, 1999 10:42 PM [Go to top of thread]

Reading your post again, I think you may be talking about plenum rated materials. These are materials that will not be fuel for any fire that may enter the plenum. The danger is a fire will use the sheathed electrical cable or PVC to spread to another floor faster than burning through the drywall and 2x4s.

I don't know thatyou can find such rated materials. I don't think most PVC is rated as such. I wouldn't really worry about it. If you can find some rated cable that is not too expensive, go for it.

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