Exterior Receptacle Box With Two Unbonded Plugs
I’ve got a single external receptacle with easy access to the wiring, and I’ve been struggling to find the code that supports what I think is OK.
To avoid cutting siding for another box, I’d like to run two 12 gauge romex to a duplex receptacle (exterior) where the two plugs are unbonded. on the breaker end, both hots are connected to a square D QO 20A two pole breaker.
This effectively provides two reliable 15A circuits so that say, a table saw and an air compressor can run at once, and trip both if one of the plugs exceed current, while preserving space.
I’ve looked through the free access version of the 2020 NEC, but man is that web portal brutal. Can anyone smack my hand, or provide a quick reference on where to find supporting docs?
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