bonding together PVC electrical conduit?

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bonding together PVC electrical conduit?

How do I bond together PVC electrical conduit? Is it the same primer and adhesive used in plumbing or something else? Thanks Roger
 
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Yes....though I'm not sure primer is needed for conduit?
 
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Just use PVC glue, no primer needed.
 
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Old 01-31-14, 09:33 AM
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No primer. The cement is gray for PVC conduit not plumbing cement.
 
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Thanks for the quick replies, everyone. I appreciate it. Roger
 
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The cement is gray for PVC conduit not plumbing cement
but you can use regular plumbing cement, right? I didn't know there was a different PVC cement and have used plumbing cement in the past - never had any failures that I know about.
 
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We use the purple stuff for our plastic pipe runs. No worries with it, even after years.
 
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Old 01-31-14, 01:18 PM
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No primer. The cement is gray for PVC conduit not plumbing cement.
I would basically agree with Ray, but don't see the harm in using a plumbing PVC cement. Actually, I have never seen primer used on PVC conduits, but Carlon does makes and recommend primer as well as a whole line of PVC cements.

http://www.carlonsales.com/Cement%20...alers_2F18.pdf
 
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I'd like to blow your minds and let you know I've used YELLOW stuff!
 
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