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metallic vs non-metallic liquidtite flex #80946
06/11/02 09:31 PM
06/11/02 09:31 PM
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amp-man  Offline OP
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Sacto, California US of A
So, when do you use non-metallic liquidtite flex vs metallic liquidtite? What situations do your inspector feel are "subject to severe physical damage", requiring the metal armor under the plastic?

Just re-wired an irrigation pump that was a total mess, used metallic type sealtite, as the pump etc are out in the open and I didn'y want the mule deer chewing through the non-metallic flex. Fittings were $ and time to install compared to Arlington's LFNC fittings.

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Re: metallic vs non-metallic liquidtite flex #80947
06/29/02 11:56 AM
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Tom Baker  Offline
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Bremerton WA
I pretty much have switched to NMLT. It installs easier, and is more crush resistant than LT. Plus you will always have an equipment ground inside it. I prefer T&B fittings and flex


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