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concrete tight when taped only? #56525
09/23/05 09:13 PM
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bot540  Offline OP
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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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Re: concrete tight when taped only? #56526
09/23/05 09:47 PM
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distributor x  Offline
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I thought that compression connectors / couplings were concrete & raintight
http://www.o-zgedney.com/PDF/FB1.pdf

[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
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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


Greg Fretwell
Re: concrete tight when taped only? #56528
09/23/05 10:20 PM
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If junior can tape a fender on at 200mph I say go for it


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