Quick fix needed for flex conduit


Old 09-23-13, 01:33 AM
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Quick fix needed for flex conduit

I snagged a piece of flex conduit in my garage and the windings have separated, slightly, exposing the 12/3 running inside. Is there available a clamp-on patch like they make for leaking piping? I really don't want to have to unwire everything to replace a six foot section of conduit.


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Old 09-23-13, 03:49 AM
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Can you post a picture of the damage so we can see what you see? http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...your-post.html
Old 09-23-13, 02:07 PM
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If it's 12/3 it's cable, not conduit. If the spiral coil of the jacket is only slightly separated you may be able to re-engage them by carefully working it by hand - with the power off.

That said, if this piece of cable is mounted where it is subject to physical damage, it needs to be replaced with conduit for adequate protection of the conductors.

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