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Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit #179961 08/07/08 01:12 PM
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I wonder why they thought "PVC" wasn't sufficient and had to spell it out "rigid polyvinyl conduit"??? Seems to keep getting more complicated to me instead of simpler:( Plus they're using more ink:) Steve...

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Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: sparkync] #179969 08/07/08 05:09 PM
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Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: sparkyinak] #179974 08/07/08 06:08 PM
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Steve: Are you referring to whats printed on the side of a stick of conduit? The only reason I could see them printing out " Rigid Polyvinyl-Chloride" is so there is no ifs and or butts about what it is.. Ya never know someone may try to sub "CPVC" for "PVC"..

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Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: twh] #179985 08/07/08 09:31 PM
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Schedule 40 Rigid PVC I notice says for underground and above ground use. Are they still making Schedule 80? I cant seem to find schedule 80 PVC around here.

Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: drum] #179988 08/08/08 12:51 AM
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They should have Sch 80 at the supply house but it isn't going to be at Home Depot


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Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: gfretwell] #179990 08/08/08 04:40 AM
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It is aval at my homedepot but not at 1 30 miles away because the ahj don't require it.

Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: Chris Simms] #180045 08/10/08 04:18 PM
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Thanks. The one supply house did not have it either around here. Will check another.

Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: drum] #180047 08/10/08 06:58 PM
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"SCH 80" is another one of those "I can't describe subject to physical damage but I know it when I see it" things. If the AHJ thinks things are subject to damage, suppliers will stock Sch 80.
It usually gets used for a PVC riser coming out of the dirt here. Commercial and certainly any service conductor raceway. Not so much for a 1&2 family outlet out in the garden.


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Re: Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride conduit [Re: gfretwell] #180150 08/14/08 09:18 PM
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Thanks Greg

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