Ridged conduit

Discussion in 'Electrical Forum discussion & Blog' started by cwhyu2, Mar 18, 2009.

  1. cwhyu2

    cwhyu2 Consultant

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    Is buried ridgid 6" to top of pipe or 1ft in non traffic(ie no vehicals,or under
    driveways ect.) what would NEC book say.
     
  2. Speedy Petey

    Speedy Petey Licensed Electrical Contractor

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    I assume you mean rigid metal conduit and not pvc.

    In open areas: 6" cover
    One and two family driveways & parking areas: 18" cover
    Under streets, highways, roads, alleys, driveways, and parking lots: 24" cover
    Airport runways: 18" cover
     
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  4. cwhyu2

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    Thanks speedy for the confirmation.And yes ridgid metal conduit.
     
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