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PVC Sch 80 connection to Metal Enclosure (disconnect) outdoors

PVC Sch 80 connection to Metal Enclosure (disconnect) outdoors

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Old 07-04-14, 08:56 AM
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PVC Sch 80 connection to Metal Enclosure (disconnect) outdoors

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Whats the preferred method for connecting Schedule 80 PVC from a hot tub to a spa metal disconnect outdoors.

I have a expansion joint and then I need to connect it to the disconnect. I looked at all of the liquid tight connectors at the store and they all seemed to be more for the schedule 40 pipe. The flange on the inside seemed to big to connect to the pipe.

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I have a male terminal adapter plus a coupling. If I put the terminal outside of the box and then the screw coupling on the inside - is that a method that would satisfy code ?

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Or is there a specific PVC 80 liquid tight connector I can get somewhere ?

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Old 07-04-14, 11:19 AM
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Insert the male terminal adapter through the knockout and install a locknut on the threads.
 
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Old 07-04-14, 11:28 AM
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There are fitting specifically for schedule 80,just curious,why did you run schedule 80 PVC?
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Old 07-04-14, 12:08 PM
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Hi

The conduit runs from the side of the house underground to the spa concrete pad.

I'll head down to the electrical store on Monday and see what I can find.

Mick
 
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Old 07-04-14, 03:25 PM
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Liquid tight is a flexible conduit, not rigid like PVC. The male adapter and locknut is the way to go.
 
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Old 07-04-14, 06:56 PM
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I'll head down to the electrical store on Monday and see what I can find.
Read post #2 again. ........
 
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