steel outlet boxes and armored cable
Illustration: Harry Campbell
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Steel Outlet Boxes and Armored Cable

In older homes and some cities, steel outlet boxes and armored cable are the rule. In this case, the receptacle is grounded to the box, which in turn is grounded by the cable's metal sheath. Wrapping electrical tape over the terminal screws prevents them from touching the box and short-circuiting.
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