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NEMA publishes guidelines for solvent-cementing joints.

Press Release Summary:

Jun 02, 2015 - Developed by the Polymer Raceway Products Technical Committee, NEMA PRP 2-2014 presents industry guidelines for solvent-cementing joints for PVC rigid, nonmetallic conduit, duct, and fittings. Document provides industry recommendations on the proper cutting and cleaning of conduit and the application of solvent cement, taking into account the environmental conditions when solvent cement is applied. Guidlelines are useful in construction, utilities, and electrical contracting industries.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA PRP 2-2014 Guidelines for Solvent-Cementing Joints for PVC Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit, Duct, and Fittings

Press release date: May 29, 2015

ROSSLYN, Va. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA PRP 2-2014 Guidelines for Solvent-Cementing Joints for PVC Rigid Nonmetallic Conduit, Duct, and Fittings. This document presents industry guidelines for solvent-cementing joints for PVC rigid, nonmetallic conduit, duct, and fittings.

NEMA PRP 2, which was developed by the Polymer Raceway Products Technical Committee, provides industry recommendations on the proper cutting and cleaning of conduit and the application of solvent cement, taking into account the environmental conditions when solvent cement is applied. It is useful in the construction, utilities, and electrical contracting industries.

NEMA PRP 2-2014 may be downloaded at no charge on the NEMA website.

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) represents nearly 400 electrical, medical imaging, and radiation therapy manufacturers. Our combined industries account for more than 400,000 American jobs and more than 7,000 facilities across the U.S. Domestic production exceeds $117 billion per year. Our industry is at the forefront on electrical safety, reliability, resilience, efficiency, and energy security.

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