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    Bend pvc conduit

    How would you guys to bend pvc conduit 20mm&25mm with spring to create 3 saddle bend or four saddle bend? Not like a simple 90 degree bends. Is there any formula or tricks or any steps you guys would do? Because I used the app to calculate the distance to bend but end up too close each bend and...
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    Steel Conduit Bending Writen guide.

    Looking for writen guide to bending Conduit. All conduit bending guidance seems to be done through word of mouth. Looking for a writen guide even if ancient There must be something writen down with guidelines, angles etc. There seem to be US guides but nothing for the UK. Thanks.
  3. C

    Bending spade connectors

    Is this a bad idea? Thanks.
  4. C

    Stripping for fun,or bending over

    wondering what’s being taught in college these days,to the apprentices. Cause when they come on site,they certainly aint being taught like us seniors were. Eg stripping of conductors,many use pliers or side cutters,they do not bend conductors over,up to 2.5mm. Conduit skills to be admired from...
  5. R

    25mm galv conduit deta brand from tlc keeps bending with a flat back and wrinkles ?

    Iv used this bender for allot of 20mm galv jobs and its worked fine. Im currently doing a job that involves 25mm galv conduit so iv changed the former and steppes up the roller and arm into the appropriate holes. Every bend i do the conduit keeps showing small wrinkles at the start of the bend...
  6. Gavin John Hyde

    What do college courses teach these days?

    Been helping a friend put some conduit up today to run cat5e and phone cable down to the shed/office in his garden. His son is doing a plumbing course at college and was keen to help with the conduit and bending, His method of putting an off set into the conduit was to get a butane torch and...
  7. T

    Plastic conduit bending springs

    Bending Springs for plastic conduit someone once said to me that you should tie on end loop and bring through spring it stops it deforming when pulled out.
  8. sham

    PVC conduit bending tool

    Is there such a thing as a pvc conduit bender. I thought they would be a simpler way than just bending it with the knee, plus it is frustratung having Pull out my knee pad to do it.
  9. O

    20mm PVC conduit crossover / hopover?

    Don't do much conduit work...finishing my garage wire up and socket conduit needs to hopover the light circuit conduit. Can you buy these ready made or is it a case of bend your own? *tin helmet on*
  10. R

    Bending 20mm galv conduit

    Hi, I'v got a job to do which involves putting 1 set into a length of galv conduit. I don't really get the chance to do any Galv as such, and don't have a proper bending machine. Could anyone advise as to whether a plumbers pipe bender would do the same job? or any other suggestions greatly...
  11. yellowvanman

    1 run of conduit or 2?

    have an east west install - 2 strings - do I run the dc cables down to the garage in 2 runs of conduit (20mm) or stick them all into 1 run(25mm)?
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    Question regarding information on conduit-bending in uk

    Hi guys, I wanted to ask if anyone here knows of any online resources (to which they could post any links here) where any of us could find some helpful and detailed information (in terms of drawings/diagrams/formulae) and explanations about PIPE BENDING in the UK electrical industry? In...
  13. M

    Bending conduit mathematic methods

    hi all have any of you gents got the mathematical method of measuring and bending conduit? never done it like that look and bend and thread lol we got an apprentice type who wants draw it out etc anyone got any pointers thank you all maddfridge
  14. E

    2 Inch PVC Conduits bending

    What is the Approved way to bend PVC Conduits of size 2 inch and more for any angle? lower than 2 Inch conduits can be bent with a spring.
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    bending steel conduit!! what tool..!!

    guys what tool / make do you use when bending conduit! ideally any links would be mint as i seen a few but seen as i never bent any (apart from plastic) im looking to invest!! steve!!
  16. L

    bending plastic conduit - ?

    first thing comes to your head is, "use a bleeding bending spring" :D Now, i was wondering as I havnt tried it yet,but has any one tried bending plastic conduit with a bending spring, on an actual bender tool thingi me bobs..... because I tried doing a double set in a length and it was quiet...
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