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asked in category: General Last Updated: 22nd January, 2020

Can you bury liquid tight flexible conduit?

Liquid tight conduits can provide adequate protection against moisture as well as crushing, even when buried underground. However, it is crucial to note that the conduit you should choose to use must have a diameter not exceeding an inch.

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Considering this, can I use flexible conduit underground?

You can use a liquidtight flexible nonmetallic conduit for areas that are wet, damp, and where fire is most likely to develop. At the same time, a liquidtight flexible nonmetallic conduit can be buried underground, as corrosion is not an issue.

Similarly, how far can you run liquid tight flex? 356.12 limits LFNC to six feet, with a couple of exceptions.

In this way, what is liquid tight flexible conduit?

Liquid-tight flexible conduit provide extra protection from corrosion and water infiltration. Made with hot-dipped, galvanized steel core and PVC coating, liquid-tight conduit keeps moisture off your power wires when installed with the proper fittings.

Can flexible PVC be buried?

Even though it's more difficult to install, it's much stronger than flexible PVC pipe, which isn't rated for underground use at all. Flexible PVC is easy to crush or puncture, and bugs like termites can chew through it.

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