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Old 09-11-2015, 09:50 AM   #1
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Running UF in conduit


I've seen conflicting post on weather or not this is possible .
Does it matter if its rigid, emt, or pvc ?
At my local home depot the UF cable bought in a 100ft roll is about 30% cheaper than the THWN.
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UF can be sleeved to protect it from damage. If that is the purpose only certain types of conduit qualify as protection.

Sizing rules must be followed. You will not enjoy pulling a stiff cable into the conduit.
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It can be done. It's a pain in the ass.
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I've seen conflicting post on weather or not this is possible .
Does it matter if its rigid, emt, or pvc ?
At my local home depot the UF cable bought in a 100ft roll is about 30% cheaper than the THWN.
Try pricing the THWN & UF at an electrical supply. HDs pricing on cut wire and short rolls is high.
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