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#54412 - 07/28/05 07:14 PM Bending Conduit  
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Hey guys, Can anyone give me some info, websites and/or resources about bending conduit?


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#54413 - 07/28/05 07:45 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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Get your hands on the "Benfield conduit bending manual"

grab a bender and some pipe, and start making some mufflers.

Dnk.....


#54414 - 07/28/05 07:54 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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I have purchased this book about half a dozen times to LOAN to people, who never return it.

benfield It's pretty dated, but simple.

And this site: http://www.porcupinepress.com/_bending/ConduitBending.htm

Oh yes, practice, practice, practice.

I let people take the scraps home, tell them to bring back saddles and off-sets.


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#54415 - 07/28/05 08:50 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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Greenlie has a good bending calculator check with your supply house. Rod


#54416 - 07/28/05 09:52 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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In addition to the above, here is another: http://www.elliottelectric.com/1051/reference/guides/EMTcoduitbending.asp
(EMT only)

If you are planning on doing IMC or RGS, get the Benfield or Cox book ( http://www.buildersbook.com/Merchan...Store_Code=bbi&Product_Code=82817596 same price as Benfield's)...you'll need it!

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#54417 - 07/29/05 12:18 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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I don't know about the web sites, but the Jack Benfield manual (published many years ago) is still the best one I've seen. It's available at the EC&M website as well as many others.


#54418 - 07/29/05 07:53 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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The elliot electric site forgot shinkage on the saddle, very important! Otherwise it will be off-center.


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#54419 - 07/29/05 09:50 PM Re: Bending Conduit  
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#54420 - 08/01/05 10:26 AM Re: Bending Conduit  
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These two books are the best I've ever seen (hopefully these will come in as hyperlinks):

Simplified Conduit Bending http://www.conduitbending.com/Home.htm

Electrician's Guide to Conduit Bending http://www.coxco.cc/
I bought the motor control and PLC books also and they are both very good.



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