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#113755 - 09/27/02 05:06 PM Interesting picture
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I just ran across this picture on my computer that someone sent me a while back of a local building project. This was not one of my company's projects so I don't know much about it but think it is a rather impressive amount of under floor conduit for one building.

Curt (caselec)

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#113756 - 09/27/02 07:47 PM Re: Interesting picture
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Where's the mouse?

Gotta find that mouse!

#113757 - 09/28/02 05:42 PM Re: Interesting picture
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If it doesn't come out in the right place you've got big problems!
Curt Swartz

#113758 - 09/28/02 07:42 PM Re: Interesting picture
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Loc: woodstock,ga,usa
Holy S%$T!! That brings a tear to my eye. It looks pretty hot to be doing large pipe on racks in the sun. Whoever layed that out is a GOD! Great work!!

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#113759 - 09/29/02 08:54 PM Re: Interesting picture
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Loc: Magnolia,.Texas U.S.A.
No need for rebar in that slab

#113760 - 09/30/02 07:47 PM Re: Interesting picture
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Registered: 04/29/02
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Looks somewhat like some steel mills of yester-year except we used RMC, this looks to be EMT.
If so, is corrosion protection to be applied? 358.10(B).

Do question 310.15(B)(2)(b). Hard to tell from this picture.

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#113761 - 10/05/02 08:17 AM Re: Interesting picture
elecbob Offline

Registered: 08/23/02
Posts: 142
Loc: WA
Any ampacity derating required here?

#113762 - 10/11/02 08:15 PM Re: Interesting picture
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Loc: SI,New Zealand
Nothing like a well done rigid conduit installation, everything is so neatly done.
Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#113763 - 10/12/02 05:24 AM Re: Interesting picture
Electricmanscott Offline

Registered: 01/12/02
Posts: 1478
Loc: Holden, MA USA
Oh did we mention we need a plug over there??

#113764 - 10/14/02 04:15 AM Re: Interesting picture
Redsy Offline

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Posts: 2138
Loc: Bucks County PA
Is there any issue with the diminished strength of the structure due to the conduits displacing what would otherwise be concrete?


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