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Understanding Electrical PVC Conduit Sizes

By Dave Rongey - Summary:

Selecting the Right PVC Conduit for Your Electrical Wiring Project – PVC Conduit for Electrical Wiring – (Poly Vinyl Chloride). PVC conduit is commonly used for underground electrical wiring.

Working with Electrical PVC Conduit

Electrical Question: Should I use special PVC couplings and fittings for Schedule 80 Electrical PVC Conduit?

I am just curious,

This electrical question came from: Phil, a Homeowner from Duvall, Washington.
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Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Phil.

PVC Conduit for Electrical Wiring

Phil, the couplings and fittings for schedule 40 and schedule 80 PVC are the same size, here’s why:
Differences Between Schedule 40 and Schedule 80 PVC Conduit

Selecting the Right PVC Conduit for Electrical Wiring

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