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    what type of conduit should I in a car wash?

    I am going to do some remodeling in a car wash and was wondering what type of conduit to use between imc and rmc? What is better and what advantages does each one have.

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyprez View Post
    ...what type of conduit to use between imc and rmc? ...
    There is no conduit type between imc and rmc

    Kidding aside... RMC has a thicker wall than IMC. That's it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Smart $ View Post
    There is no conduit type between imc and rmc

    Kidding aside... RMC has a thicker wall than IMC. That's it.
    I think they use different grade of steel. I think RMC bends easier, and I know it threads easier.

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    Try reading here:

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    thanx a bunch it really helped out.

    Quote Originally Posted by kwired View Post
    I think they use different grade of steel. I think RMC bends easier, and I know it threads easier.
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    The one car wash i have ever done, we used PVC.

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    My opinion

    Id use PVC. Cheap and easy to work with as well as long lasting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kwired View Post
    .... RMC bends easier, and I know it threads easier.
    Agree and absolutely, OMG yes, agreed.
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    My preference would be PVC as I have seen so much RMC or EMT eaten away from the caustic soaps used in them, but then I have seen some where they kept the place painted including the conduits that seem to last for ever, so I would say if a metal type raceway is used it needs extra protection, maybe PVC coated RMC?

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    Quote Originally Posted by johnnyprez View Post
    I am going to do some remodeling in a car wash and was wondering what type of conduit to use between imc and rmc? What is better and what advantages does each one have.
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    But it will be much cheaper to use PVC....


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