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#83561 - 02/06/03 12:40 PM PVC under concrete  
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customer saw cut the 8 inch thick concrete floor in his warehouse to install some plumbing. He wants some electrical installed too. Does the PVC conduit I'm installing for a feed to an outlet need to be 18 inches below finished grade? Any minimum spacing from the plumbing required?
Thanks
Bob

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#83562 - 02/06/03 12:47 PM Re: PVC under concrete  
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Can't you encase it in the new portions of the slab?


#83563 - 02/06/03 01:58 PM Re: PVC under concrete  
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There is no code depth requirement under a building. See Table 300.5. There is also no seperation requirement from the plumbing pipes in the NEC.
Don


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#83564 - 02/06/03 07:24 PM Re: PVC under concrete  
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There should be sand or pea gravel under the slab. Normaly I like to bury my conduit in the sand just below the surface.
That way I don't have to worry about it getting busted during the pour and there is no chance of the slab cracking along the conduit line.

GJ



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