sized of cable; nonflexing and flexing service; cable
portable metal-cased equipment will receive a fatal
shock when it is plugged into a power receptacle,
construction, selection, and installation; conductor
because the line voltage will be on the exposed parts of
identification; and cable markings and maintenance.
the equipment. Make sure that all connections are
Other information contained in this chapter includes
right before using the tool, equipment, or receptacle.
a discussion of casualty power cables, shore-power
Extension cords are authorized for use with portable
cables, the phase-sequence indicator, stuffing tubes,
tools and equipment. They consist of 25 feet of
deck risers, wireways, and cable supports. Additionally,
three-conductor flexible cable (which includes the
we provided information about control devices, relays,
grounding wire) with a grounded plug attached to one
end and a grounded type of portable receptacle suitable
for receiving the grounded type of tool or equipment
plug on the other end.
For technical information not included in this
TRAMAN, please refer to the Cable Comparison
Guide, NAVSEA 0981-052-8090; Cable Comparison
Handbook, MIL-HDBK-299 (SH); the Electronics
In this chapter, you learned about the electrical
Installation and Maintenance Book, N A V S E A
cables presently installed aboard ship and the newer
0967-000-0110; and Naval Ships' Technical Manual,
low-smoke cables now being used. By reading this
Chapters 300, 320, and 475.
chapter, you were introduced to the various types and