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#40385 - 07/18/04 05:14 AM Rain tight EMT fittings
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It looks like UL has listed a few more EMT fittings for wet locations. From what I'm reading, for one particular brand, we'll need torque wrenches & crows foot adapters. What a pain.

Go here for a look.
www.ul.com/regulators/raintight.html

[This message has been edited by Tom (edited 07-18-2004).]
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#40386 - 07/20/04 07:14 PM Re: Rain tight EMT fittings
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Registered: 06/08/03
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There's always duct tape...


Oh sorry, I thought this was a D.I.Y board!

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#40387 - 07/21/04 02:29 PM Re: Rain tight EMT fittings
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As long as you use listed duct tape, I think it would be OK (yes, UL does list duct tape).
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#40388 - 07/21/04 03:49 PM Re: Rain tight EMT fittings
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I've personally not heard of anyone being written up for the use of the non-raintight fittings. I'm seeing them being used everywhere I go.
The only raintight fitting I've ever even seen was on Bridgeport's display table at a trade show.

Torque wrenches, a crow's foot, the multiplier for the difference in the handle length, and the math skills to apply it
(many guys can't even convert from inch/lbs to ft/lbs).

What a pain is right!!

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#40389 - 07/21/04 05:33 PM Re: Rain tight EMT fittings
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This is strictly a vendor-promotional URL, but see www.etpfittings.com

[Aside — about a decade or two ago, ETP was the only manufacturer of listed raintight EMT fittings in 2½-4 inch size. They had large black-rubber boots around outer gland rings.]

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