NEMA Publishes Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Fittings for Use with Rigid PVC Conduit and Tubing

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ROSSLYN, Va., July 14, 2015 — The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Fittings for Use with Rigid PVC Conduit and Tubing. This standard includes requirements for materials, workmanship, dimensions, physical properties, couplings, female adaptors, male terminals, junction box adapters, reducers, elbows, caps, and end-bells.  Methods of marking, inspection, and practices for indicating compliance with these standards are also given.

Last published in 2013, this standard was developed by the Polymer Raceway Products Technical Committee and covers polyvinyl chloride (PVC) fittings intended to be joined in the field by means of a solvent cement system to PVC rigid conduit, tubing, and other fittings, based on the outside diameters given in NEMA TC 2-2013.

NEMA TC 3-2015 may be downloaded for $74 or purchased in hard copy for $74 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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