ECN Electrical Forum - Discussion Forums for Electricians, Inspectors and Related Professionals
ECN Shout Chat
Shout Box
Recent Posts
Recall notice: Southwire wi-fi wall switches
by sparkyinak. 03/15/18 06:03 PM
Goodman Manufacturing Recalls Modular Blowers
by Admin. 03/13/18 10:40 PM
MAAX Spas Recalls Hot Tubs and Swim Spas
by Admin. 03/13/18 10:29 PM
New in the Gallery:
Housebilding DIY wiring
SE cable question
Who's Online Now
0 registered members (), 22 guests, and 8 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate Thread
concrete tight when taped only? #56525
09/23/05 09:13 PM
09/23/05 09:13 PM
bot540  Offline OP
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 174
Vernon Hills, IL
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?

Jesus may have been a capenter,but God was an electrician.Genesis1:3
Work Gear for Electricians and the Trades
Re: concrete tight when taped only? #56526
09/23/05 09:47 PM
09/23/05 09:47 PM
distributor x  Offline
Joined: Jul 2005
Posts: 57
I thought that compression connectors / couplings were concrete & raintight

[This message has been edited by distributor x (edited 09-23-2005).]

Re: concrete tight when taped only? #56527
09/23/05 10:11 PM
09/23/05 10:11 PM
gfretwell  Online Content

Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 9,184
Even the snap together Smurf Tube connectors are supposed to be concrete tight.
I still taped mine, U/L duct tape

Greg Fretwell
Re: concrete tight when taped only? #56528
09/23/05 10:20 PM
09/23/05 10:20 PM
jw electric  Offline
Joined: Sep 2005
Posts: 106
Asheboro, NC
If junior can tape a fender on at 200mph I say go for it



2017 Master Electrician Exam Preparation Combos
2017 NEC Electrician
Exam Prep Combos:
Master / Journeyman


Member Spotlight
Berkley, MA
Posts: 144
Joined: March 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Top Posters(30 Days)
Trumpy 5
Admin 5
Popular Topics(Views)
244,396 Are you busy
181,510 Re: Forum
171,562 Need opinion
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1
(Release build 20180101)
Page Time: 0.017s Queries: 14 (0.004s) Memory: 0.9582 MB (Peak: 1.0896 MB) Zlib enabled. Server Time: 2018-03-18 09:38:00 UTC