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houstonbrama 08-05-2008 08:07 PM

PVC Conduit and steel box Question????
Is it legal and okay to use PVC conduit ran to galvanized metal junction boxes?

micromind 08-05-2008 09:30 PM

It's very common to use PVC and metal boxes in block walls.

Simply glue a male adapter onto the pipe, and use a locknut inside the box, just as you would with EMT. You'll need to ground the box. Most, if not all, have at least one tapped hole for a ground screw.


houstonbrama 08-05-2008 11:29 PM

That's great news. Do I ground the box with the same ground that I am pulling for my plugs and switches? Oh and thanks for the info!!!

Cow 08-06-2008 12:00 AM


J. V. 08-07-2008 12:56 PM

Anytime you are using PVC you must pull a ground wire. Regardless if the box is metal or plastic.

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