rigid metal conduit

rigid metal conduit

A raceway for electric wires or cables, made of metal pipe of standard thickness and weight permitting the cutting of standard threads.
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The company produces electrogalvanized electrical metallic tubing and intermediate metal conduit, as well as hot-dip galvanized electrical rigid metal conduit.
We'll show you how to run wires through rigid metal conduit (RMC).
Running wires inside rigid metal conduit (RMC) is a little more expensive than burying underground feeder cable (UF), but it saves labor.
Historically, pulled wire and rigid metal conduit have been used in both hazardous and non-hazardous locations.
Although rigid metal conduit has been used to install instrumentation and control equipment in the past, ITC cables, along with other cables, are gaining acceptance in these environments due to the many benefits they provide the user.
When you consider that some cable, called "UF" (underground feeder), be simply laid in a trench and buried, the project we show here -- running underground wires through rigid metal conduit -- may seem like a lot of unnecessary work.