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Old 05-23-2013, 01:57 PM   #1
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Hello,

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I am currently in the process of a remodel and am wondering if anyone here has any experience with this.

Ideally I am looking for a clean transition from NM which will be run under the sub floor in a few locations and also run above drywall in a few others to transition to Rigid EMT. This would be for the purpose of overhead lights and switch legs and also for wall mounted receptacles.

I know for the ceiling I could easily use an extension ring and branch off of that however I was hoping for something cleaner. The wall mount receptacles are to be mounted on brick.

Any suggestions?

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Set a junction box.

I'm not aware of any listed products to change-over from romex to EMT.

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http://www.rakuten.com/prod/1-2in-nm...ngId=147088627
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Because you cannot strip the outer sheath off the the NM, the EMT is only a sleeve. Slide one of these on each end of the EMT.

http://www.aifittings.com/catalog/em...ting-bushings/
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Thanks for the replies so far!

Not to come off as dense but if I understand this properly it's suggested I use a coupling such as what Philly Master linked to and to use the insulating bushings Jim Port linked to bring me to next box where I could switch from NM to THHN?
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Just a thought...any reason for not using PVC? It won't rust.
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Just a thought...any reason for not using PVC? It won't rust.
ddawg16- For aesthetic reasons I'd like to keep with rigid emt, it will work well with the exposed brick in the space.

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You could use a slip on bushing at the far end of the sleeve and use an EMYT connector at the box end. Make your transition in the box.

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