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NEMA Standard covers PVC tubing and conduit.

Press Release Summary:

Sep 18, 2013 - NEMA has published NEMA TC 2-2013 Electrical Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tubing and Conduit. Standard covers EPC-40, designed for normal-duty applications for above ground and concrete-encased applications or direct burial; and EPC-80, designed for heavy-duty (areas of physical damage) applications for above ground and concrete-encased applications or direct burial.

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) - Rosslyn, VA

Original Press Release

NEMA Publishes NEMA TC 2-2013 Electrical Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tubing and Conduit

Press release date: Sep 12, 2013

ROSSLYN, Va., —The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA TC 2-2013 Electrical Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Tubing and Conduit.

NEMA TC 2 covers the following types of electrical PVC conduit:

EPC-40 designed for normal-duty applications for above ground and concrete-encased applications or direct burial
EPC-80 designed for heavy-duty (areas of physical damage) applications for  above ground and concrete-encased applications or direct burial

View the contents and scope of NEMA TC 2-2013. A hard or electronic copy may be purchased for $71 by visiting the NEMA website.

NEMA is the association of electrical equipment and medical imaging manufacturers, founded in 1926 and headquartered in Arlington, Virginia. Its member companies manufacture a diverse set of products including power transmission and distribution equipment, lighting systems, factory automation and control systems, and medical diagnostic imaging systems. Total U.S. shipments for electroindustry products exceeds $100 billion annually.

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