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#99017 - 07/10/06 07:49 PM floor boxes in concrete
watersparkfalls Offline

Registered: 03/08/05
Posts: 210
Loc: Washington...Not DC
i have a customer who wants four floor boxes installed in concrete, i am usisng schedule 40 pvc and regular terminal adapters. is this cide complient? i know(from school ions ago) when using emt fittings shall be listed but not sure about pvc... honestly ive never installed a floor box period.
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#99018 - 07/10/06 08:49 PM Re: floor boxes in concrete
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Registered: 07/20/04
Posts: 9026
Loc: Estero,Fl,usa
The guys around here use Smurf tube in concrete. It is more forgiving if your chipped out trench is not straight.
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#99019 - 07/11/06 05:00 AM Re: floor boxes in concrete
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Registered: 04/03/02
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Loc: Brick, NJ USA
PVC is fine. Are you using the Carlon PVC boxes??

We have had "0" problems.


#99020 - 07/11/06 08:48 AM Re: floor boxes in concrete
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Registered: 07/16/02
Posts: 718
Loc: Honolulu, Hawaii
This is just a preference reply, but Hubbel pvc floor boxes are imho a tad more forgiving to trim out because of the way the trim ring is designed. They use 4 clips to hold the pvc trim out plate secure rather than just glue held in place, and therefore seem to me to be much more securely fastened that way.


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