Fasten PVC Cnduit To Box


Old 05-21-14, 07:04 AM
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Fasten PVC Cnduit To Box

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I have a similar question and wanted to know if the metal lock nut is suitable for outdoors?

I have 3/4" pvc going into a 3/4" knockout of a box like this but only 2 knockouts.

The male adapter from homedepot looks similar to this
I asked the guy at home depot how I would hold that to the box and he said to glue it on the threads. Is that the right adapter? And where would I find the metal lock nut in home depot? In the same isle as the adapter or else where?
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Old 05-21-14, 07:16 AM
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The adapter is held to the box with the same metal nut used for metallic conduit. The PVC is glued into the adapter.
Old 05-21-14, 06:37 PM
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I have 3/4" pvc going into a 3/4" knockout of a box like this but only 2 knockouts.
You are limited as to where you can use a box like that outdoors because it isn't raintight. It would have to be under a roof for sure and not subject to being rained on or having water splashed on it.

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