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FAS cable #59083
11/27/05 10:47 AM
11/27/05 10:47 AM
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YORKIE  Offline OP
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abbotsford.bc
What are electricians using for fire alarms when pulling wires into slabs on grade or underground.Regular FAS cables are not approved for wet locatons. i have asked this question, and no one as been able to give me a definitive answer?

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Re: FAS cable #59084
11/27/05 02:08 PM
11/27/05 02:08 PM
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distributor x  Offline
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Canada
Maybe you could pull through ENT
http://www.royalpipe.com/pdfs/ENT.pdf

Re: FAS cable #59085
11/27/05 02:39 PM
11/27/05 02:39 PM
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Helectric  Offline
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Joined: Jan 2005
Posts: 91
Spearfish, SD
You can try asking a cable manufaturer. Here's a link to Belden's contact page. These guys also have a "cable college" on their site that's kind of interesting.
http://bwcecom.belden.com/sales/sal...efined&P5=undefined&P6=undefined

Re: FAS cable #59086
11/27/05 03:55 PM
11/27/05 03:55 PM
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earlydean  Offline
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Griswold, CT, USA
You can run THWN conductors in PVC conduit. Be sure to identify the transition boxes somehow as FA.
We used to paint them red.


Earl
Re: FAS cable #59087
11/27/05 05:48 PM
11/27/05 05:48 PM
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Tesla  Offline
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Joined: Jun 2004
Posts: 1,273
Sacramento, CA
Belden does make listed cable for such use. You'll have to dig around for it. It features a gel coating underneath the sheath and over the conductors.

However, I suspect you will find #14 THWN stranded much cheaper.

Your options are limited by the system spec's.


Tesla

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