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#102913 - 11/26/01 10:32 AM Wet or Damp Location?
Joe Tedesco Offline
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Notice the rusted out conduit, and the rusty strap on the LTFMC! This is located under the first level of a parking garage where exposed to the weather. Is this a wet, or damp location?

I think that leaking water from above on what was once a coupling, has rusted away entirely.
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#102914 - 12/12/01 01:42 PM Re: Wet or Damp Location?
motor-T Offline
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I would think it would be considered a wet location, sincce it is underground. When I see stuff like that, the old addage comes to mind, 'The trouble with electricity is it almost always works'.

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#102915 - 12/12/01 04:10 PM Re: Wet or Damp Location?
Steve T Offline
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Loc: Oak Park, IL, USA
Damp, It is not subject to a steady stream of water or rain.

Corrosive does not mean wet. Go open a few walls near the ocean where metallic conduit was installed...it not there anymore, but its not a wet location.

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#102916 - 07/10/02 06:29 AM Re: Wet or Damp Location?
Joe Tedesco Offline
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More comments are encouraged.

PS: This was repaired, they removed the conduit and put an expansion joint in place.
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