You will immediately find useful information on plastic-coated conduit bending and threading, PVC conduit bending, basic conduit fittings, and clamps and straps. Plus, you'll get sure-handed guidance on how to make offsets, kicks, parallel offsets, saddles, one-shot 90-degree bends, concentric 90-degree bends, and vessel circumference bends.
Table of Contents:
- Each type of conduit bending machine is explained in detail, with step-by-step instructions for bending conduit on each type of bender.
- Vivid drawings and illustrations help to describe all essential cable tray techniques.
- Details all NEC Articles that relate to conduit bending and routing and cable tray routing.
Terms and Definitions; Field Routing; National Electric Code; Decimal Equivalents; Types of Conduits: Conduit Size Color Code for Rigid Conduit, ID and OD of Rigid Conduit; PVC Coated Conduit; The Dog Leg; Offsets and Kicks: Offset Multiplication Factors, Offset Bending Table with Developed Length, Parallel Offsets, Segmental Bent Offsets; Saddle Bending: Three Bend Saddles, Four Bend Saddles; 90-Degree Bends: Take up Table for Chicago Benders, Back to Back 90-Degree Bends; Conduit Benders and Bending Machines: EMT Bender, The Hickey Bar, Mechanical Benders, Hydraulic Benders; Radius Benders: Matching a Radius, Concrete Color Code; Segmental 90-Degree Bends: Segmental Shot Bending Tables; Concentric 90-Degree Bends; Vessel Circumference Bends; PVC Conduit Bending; Basic Conduit Fittings, Clamps and Straps; Telephone and Fiber Optic Conduits; Cable Tray: Cable Tray Offsets; Conduits Running Parallel to Trays: Vertical Runs, Horizontal Runs; Wire Pulling; Motor Lead Termination; Helpful Hints and Productivity; Final Test Questions