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Flexible Liquidtight Steel Conduit serves food grade applications.

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June 6, 2014 - Available in 3/8–2 in. sizes, Liquatite® LAFG (LA-Food Grade) has liquidtight, flexible protective wiring raceway and supports working temperatures of -30 to +80°C (dry), +60°C (wet), and +70°C (oil). Outer flexible PVC jacket is made from FDA-approved compound formulated for Splash Zone food and beverage contact per FDA CFR21 and NSF 51/61 requirements, while flexible inner core is made from spiral-wound strip of heavy-gauge, corrosion-resistant, hot-dipped galvanized steel.

Electri-Flex Co.

222 W. Central Ave., Roselle, IL, 60172 1994, USA

Original Press Release

Electri-Flex Introduces New UL Listed Food Grade Flexible Liquidtight Steel Conduit

Press release date: June 3, 2014

Electri-Flex Company has released a new UL Listed jacketed metallic liquidtight flexible steel conduit called LAFG (LA-Food Grade) into the Liquatite® family. LAFG is ideally used in special purpose food equipment such as food processing, packaging, cooking, canning and bottling equipment, as well as pharmaceutical manufacturing, meat and poultry packing facilities and restaurants because it provides a liquidtight flexible protective wiring raceway, working temperatures of -30°C to 80°C Dry / 60°C Wet / 70°C Oil, smooth exterior for easy wash down, does not promote bacteria growth and is resistant to Sodium Hypochlorite (Bleach). Industries served include: Food Equipment or Devices, Poultry Processing, Food Product Machinery Manufacturing, Equipment Manufacturers, Meat Packing Plants, and Pharmaceutical Preparation Manufacturing.

Type LAFG is similar to Type LA with the flexible inner core made from a spiral-wound strip of heavy-gauge, corrosion-resistant, hot-dipped galvanized steel. The outer flexible PVC jacket is made from an FDA approved compound formulated for “Splash Zone” food and beverage contact per FDA CFR21 and NSF 51/61 requirements. Type LAFG is a Certified Component for NSF/ANSI 169 special purpose food equipment or devices. Standard color is white with other colors available upon request. It is available in sizes 3/8” through 2” and can be used with Standard Liquid-tight Connectors.

To request a copy of the LAFG Spec Sheet, please email mktg@electriflex.com or visit www.electriflex.com, and click on Products.

Electri-Flex Company, a leader in electrical conduit design and manufacture for nearly 60 years, produces Liquatite®, the most diverse line of liquid-tight flexible electrical conduits in the industry with over 40 varieties. The company offers custom design, engineering, quality assurance and testing capabilities. For more information on Electri-Flex Company, call (630) 529-2920 or (800) 323-6174; fax: (630) 529-0482; e-mail: mktg@electriflex.com; visit: www.electriflex.com; or write: 222 West Central Avenue, Roselle, IL 60172-1994.

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