Table 10

Approved Meter Service Devices

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Effective September 9, 2015
Updates All Previous Tables

SINGLE PHASE 1 or 2 POSITION
MOBILE HOME METER PEDESTALS ONLY
UNDERGROUND SERVICE ENTRANCE
120/240 or 208/120 Volt
200 Amp
4 or 5 Terminal

 

MFG.

CATALOG #

DESCRIPTION

MIDWEST

R-200 Series
(All Suffixes Acceptable)

200A Ringless Single or Double Position Meter Pedestal

FBEM9

Stabilizing Foot Required for Pedestal Mounting

MILBANK

U5136-0-200-S w/5415
(Stabilizing Foot)

200A Single Position Meter Pedestal

U5137-0-200-S
w/5415 (Stabilizing Foot)

200A Double Position Meter Pedestal

 

MOST RECENT CHANGES

DATE

MFG.

CATALOG #

STATUS

REASON

9/2015     Added the word ONLY to heading  Updated Table 10 heading for clarity

2/2003

MILBANK

U3136-0-KK

Removed

Obsolete

U3137-0-KK

Removed

Obsolete

U5136-0-200-S

Added

Replaced U3136-0-KK

U5137-0-200-S

Added

Replaced U3137-0-KK

 

NOTES:

1.

The manufacturer's catalog number must be stamped on the outside of the meter base so that it will be visible after the base is installed. The number must not be stamped on the cover.

2.

Meter bypasses:

Horn bypasses are required.

3.

Continuous duty rating:

200 Amperes. Each pedestal must be marked with its "Continuous Duty Rating".

4.

Meter guides:

Must have guides on at least 2 jaws.

5.

Covers:

The metering compartment must have its own cover. The circuit breaker and wiring compartments must have their own covers.

 

Terminals:

The meter pedestal terminals must have approved bus type connectors suitable for #1/0, 4/0, or 350 MCM copper or aluminum conductors. Double line terminals are required on two-meter base units.

6.

Stabilizing foot:

A stabilizing foot is required on all pedestals.

7.

Installation dimensions:

The minimum buried depth of the meter pedestal will be twenty-eight (28) inches from the ground line to the bottom of the stabilizing foot.

The minimum distance from the ground line to the center line of the lowest meter will be forty-four (44) inches.

The maximum distance from the ground line to the center line of the highest meter will be sixty (6) inches.

The wiring trough cover must be removable after installation of the pedestal, it will not be buried below grade.

8.

Conduit support:

Where conduit is required for the service lateral, a conduit support approximately three (3) feet below the meter base must be provided to meet NEC requirements.

9.

Service equipment:

The main breaker(s) and all branch breakers must have a 10,000 amp interrupting capacity.

The neutral in the service compartment must be bondable and have a provision for the connection of a grounding electrode conductor.

Provisions must be provided for connecting additional equipment outside the mobile home by a fixed wiring method as per NEC requirements. In addition to the main breakers(s), the equipment must be capable of accommodating 2-2 pole or 4-1 pole, or 1-2 pole and 2-1 pole circuit breakers.

10.

Factory coating:

The base of the pedestal must be factory coated on the inside and outside of the pedestal to two (2) inches above ground level with bitumastic or equivalent.

11.

Moisture barrier:

A barrier must be provided in the line side wiring compartment.

12.

The wiring trough and any other compartments containing unmetered conductors must have sealing provisions.