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#56525 - 09/23/05 06:13 PM concrete tight when taped only?
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I am installing some emt that will be covered by spancrete. Are the couplings just supposed to be taped at the ends and does it matter what kind of tape?
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#56526 - 09/23/05 06:47 PM Re: concrete tight when taped only?
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Registered: 07/28/05
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I thought that compression connectors / couplings were concrete & raintight
http://www.o-zgedney.com/PDF/FB1.pdf

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#56527 - 09/23/05 07:11 PM Re: concrete tight when taped only?
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Even the snap together Smurf Tube connectors are supposed to be concrete tight.
I still taped mine, U/L duct tape
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#56528 - 09/23/05 07:20 PM Re: concrete tight when taped only?
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If junior can tape a fender on at 200mph I say go for it
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