Question - Plumbing/Electrical

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by PZ 1, Nov 3, 2009.

  1. PZ 1

    PZ 1 New Member

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    Hello, new poster here with a question.
    What is the difference between heavy electrical conduit and galvanized plumbing pipe?
     
  2. Lakee911

    Lakee911 I&C Engineer (mostly WWTP)

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    Probably not too much. Pipes for plumbing have tapered threads and the conduit may not. The latter is better quality and endorsed by NSF. In a pinch I could see using the latter for the first, but not the other way around.
     
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