Table 8

Approved Meter Service Devices

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Effective December 12, 2017
Updates All Previous Tables

SINGLE PHASE MULTI-POSITION
GANGABLE METER STACKS
OVERHEAD & UNDERGROUND ENTRANCE
120/240 or 208/120 Volt
100, 200 or 400 Amps
4 or 5 Terminal


MFG.

CATALOG # or SERIES

APPROVED UG TERMINATION *
COMPARTMENT CATALOG #

CUTLER HAMMER

100 or 200 Amp Only
1MM Series
3MM Series with RRLB Suffix 35MM Series

None

GE

100 or 200 Amp Only
TMPR Series

None

SIEMENS

100 or 200 Amp
WMM Series with:
RB Suffix for 120/240 Volt
RJB Suffix for 120/208 Volt

400 Amp
WML Series

 

400 Amp
WEB1400B(65kAIC)
WEB1400BU(100kAIC)
WES1400BU(100kAIC)

400 Amp Connectors
# of Ports
Wire Range
1
500-750 Kcmil

or

2
#1/0Awg-500 Kcmil

SQUARE D

100 or 200 Amp Only
EZMH Series

None

TERMINATION COMPARTMENTS * FOR USE WITH 1 CABLE SET (Sketch 54A)

MFG.

CABINET TYP

ENTRY

CATALOG #

DRAWING #

EAST COAST PANELBOARD

NEMA 1 Indoor

Top or Bottom

PP-LDC

A-01386

NEMA 3R Outdoor

Top or Bottom

PP-LDC-R

A-01387

*See Note 11

MOST RECENT CHANGES

DATE

MFG.

CATALOG #

STATUS

REASON

2/2017
Siemens 600 Amp         

WEB1600B(65kAIC)
WEB1600BU(100kAIC)
WES1600BU(100kAIC)

Removed 600 Amps (CI 480) (Bolt-in metering)

 

NOTES:
1. Meter bases used for 208/120 volt, 3 wire services must have a 5th terminal installed in the 9 o'clock position.
2. 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.
3. Mounting:
  (a) The center of the bottom meter must be a minimum of 30 inches above the floor for indoor installation and 44 inches above the ground for outdoor installations.
  (b) The center of the top meter must not be more than 72 inches above the floor or ground.
  (c) There shall be a clearance of 3 feet free space in front of the meter.
  (d) On outdoor installations, if the center line of the bottom meter is 60 inches above ground, no barriers are required. If the center line of the bottom meter is between 60 inches and 44 inches above ground, barriers are required around the meters; for example, a fence, shrubbery, etc.
4. Cover:
 

Ringless Style only, with hasp to accommodate the installation of a wire padlock seal
(1/4 inch hold minimum). Each position must have its own cover and the covers must
be interchangeable.

5. Meter Bypasses:
  (a)

Bypasses are required on Ringless Style bases.

  • 100A – Horn or lever rated 100% continuous duty
  • 200A – Horn or lever rated 100% continuous duty
  • 320A (400A service) – Lever rated 100% continuous duty
6. Meter guides are required in all positions.
7. Barriers are required between:
(a) Compartments
(b) Metered and unmetered cables.
8. Factory bussing is required. No wire jumpers are allowed.
9. Spacing between sockets: 8 1/2, 9, or 10 inch center spacings are acceptable.
10. All circuit breakers must have a minimum interrupting capacity of 10,000 amps.
11. Terminal compartment for UG service:
When a meter stack is served by an underground service lateral, a termination compartment must be installed ahead of the metering stack. The termination compartment must be pre-approved or meet the minimum dimensions shown on Sheets 54 and 54A (Dwg. A-191000) of PPL's "Rules for Electric Meter and Service Installations".