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    Types- PVC Conduit

    I believe these are the same, correct? PVC Coated Galvanized Rigid Steel Conduit & PVC-Coated Rigid Steel Conduit


    PVC Coated Galvanized Rigid Steel Conduit

    1. PVC coated galvanized rigid steel conduit shall fully comply with all sections of UL6,
    NEMA RN-1 2005 and ANSI C80.1 without exception. PVC coated galvanized conduit
    shall have hot dipped galvanized threads. The external PVC coating shall be a nominal
    40 mils of external PVC coating and 2 mils of internal urethane coating. The PVC coating
    shall be applied by the same manufacturer of the hot dipped galvanized rigid steel conduit.
    2. The galvanized coating of the hot dipped galvanized conduit shall not be disturbed in any
    fashion prior to the application of the PVC coating in accordance to UL6 and NEMA RN-1
    2005 3.1.1.
    3. The PVC coated galvanized rigid steel conduit shall comply with all UL listings, providing
    the hot dipped galvanized coating as the primary means of protection for the conduit and
    the PVC coating shall be listed as a secondary means of corrosion protection as required
    by UL6 and NEMA RN-1 2005.
    4. All PVC coated galvanized conduit bodies and fittings shall also be manufactured with 40
    mils of PVC coating and 2 mils of internal urethane. All conduit bodies shall be NEMA 4X
    Rated with encapsulated stainless steel screws.
    5. Acceptable Manufacturers
    a. Calbond
    b. Thomas & Betts
    OCAL

    c. Rob Roy Industries

    Plasti Bond



    PVC-Coated Rigid Steel Conduit
    1. Summary
    a. Section includes: Furnishing, installation and assembly of PVC-coated electrical
    rigid metal conduit (ERMC) for all underground raceways enclosed in concrete.
    2. General
    a. Furnish PVC-coated ERMC of size as indicated. The smallest trade size shall be ¾
    in. The PVC-coated ERMC system shall include necessary PVC-coated fittings,
    boxes and covers to form a complete encapsulated system.
    3. Manufacturers
    a. Acceptable Manufacturers
    1) Thomas & Betts

    Ocal PVC-Coated Rigid Conduit
    2) or Approved Equal
    4. PVC-Coated Rigid Steel Conduit
    a. The PVC-coated rigid steel conduit shall be hot-dip galvanized inside and out with
    hot-dip galvanized threads

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    Types- PVC Conduit

    I believe these are the same, correct? PVC Coated Galvanized Rigid Steel Conduit & PVC-Coated Rigid Steel Conduit
    You are correct. These are two different terms for the same product. The galvanized rigid conduit must be UL6 with both the PVC and underlying zinc listed as primary protection against corrosion without exception.

    Dylan Markus
    Last edited by Little Bill; 04-19-17 at 11:13 PM. Reason: Remove Company and link

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