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#120831 - 05/11/05 09:10 PM Color coding conduit systems  
Roger  Offline
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
These pictures are of a CICU Hospital project, the conduits are colored to match conduits and J boxes above the ceiling and within the walls, they represent Normal, Critical, Life Safety, and Equipment branches. We have been doing this in Hospitals and some other facilities for 20 years or more. It makes maintenance and up-fits much easier.

Anyways the crew who did this project did an excellent job IMO, even though I may be bragging on them. (They do work for me [Linked Image])

[Linked Image]

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BTW, the work above the suspended ceilings is just as nice. [Linked Image]


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#120832 - 05/11/05 09:24 PM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
chipmunk  Offline
Joined: Jul 2004
Posts: 144
Southampton, UK
Now that is impressive. Both in concept and in execution. You have a right to be proud of them and they should be proud of their work.

In a case like this it's truly a shame to put the suspended ceiling in [Linked Image]

#120833 - 05/11/05 10:24 PM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
Trumpy  Offline

Joined: Jul 2002
Posts: 8,211
SI,New Zealand
Wow that's flash Roger!.
Nice and neat.
I give it two thumbs up.
[Linked Image]
[Linked Image]

Let's face it, these days if you're not young, you're old - Red Green grin

#120834 - 05/12/05 06:00 AM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
Roger  Offline
Joined: May 2002
Posts: 1,716
Thanks Guys.


#120835 - 05/12/05 08:30 AM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
IanR  Offline
Joined: Dec 2004
Posts: 328
Palm Bay FL USA
Very Impressive.

#120836 - 05/12/05 08:49 AM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
iwire  Offline
Joined: Jan 2003
Posts: 4,391
North Attleboro, MA USA
Looks great Roger. [Linked Image]


Bob Badger
Construction & Maintenance Electrician

#120837 - 05/12/05 09:01 AM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
Bill Addiss  Offline
Joined: Oct 2000
Posts: 3,878
Ditto to the above,
Good Idea, & Nice Looking Work!

(Also good to see some pictures here that don't make us cringe)

[Linked Image]

#120838 - 05/12/05 10:51 AM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
e57  Offline
Joined: May 2003
Posts: 2,876
Kudos Roger!
Looks like the type of work I am often accused of over building. (By the boss, as its being done.) But anything less, IMO is not a complete install. (By the time its done, the boss comes in and gets kinda weepy with pride looking at it.)

Its also the type of work that if someone comes in to add to it, they feel the need to adhere to the same quality, and standard. To do otherwise would make them look inferior.

As for labeling conduit, they make some stickers for that type of thing. But probably would not be half as visable as the paint, and cost 4X's as much.

Anyway, darn nice work!

Mark Heller
"Well - I oughta....." -Jackie Gleason

#120839 - 05/12/05 11:46 AM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
sandsnow  Offline
Joined: Sep 2004
Posts: 167
Irvine, CA, USA
Excellent Work!!!!!!!!!!!!

Larry LeVoir
City of Irvine, CA

#120840 - 05/12/05 12:05 PM Re: Color coding conduit systems  
RSmike  Offline
Joined: Nov 2002
Posts: 134
Holland, MI USA
I'm not so sure this is a quality installation.....There's a little bit of white overspray on the strut in the last photo. .....Sorry couldn't resist.

Why can't every installation look like this. Neat. Well lighted. Room for future stuff on the strut.

Very very very nice.


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