How can I bring this up to code?


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Old 08-21-14, 11:27 PM
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How can I bring this up to code?

While snooping around my warehouse scouting locations for new runs, I found this in an out-of-sight area. It seems to be PVC conduit that goes to the giant aircon units in the ceiling. Is there any easy way for me to fix this?

Imgur link to pic of the exposed wire

Obviously the conduit is already secured on both ends and there doesn't seem to be any excess, so I can't just reconnect the two ends... I need to actually bridge the gap.
 
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Old 08-22-14, 02:44 AM
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You will need to remove power, disconnect one end, pull the wires from the closest location and cut out the joints, replacing them with couplings and a short length of conduit. Then, rerun your wires, making the last glue joint at that time.
 
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Old 08-22-14, 04:34 AM
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I have not used them, but I just so happened to see these featured at our supplier. It is a PVC repair kit that can be installed in the middle of a run. You will likely need to cut the original pipe back for the repair. Google "ipex pvc repair kit" for info and some videos.

Otherwise Chandlers procedure will also work.
 
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Old 08-22-14, 03:29 PM
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That kit look's like a great option, if the pipe is more than 1 1/4" look's like the kit is for 1 1/4" to 6"
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Old 08-23-14, 11:15 AM
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Carlon has had the split conduit repair kits on the market for at least 10 years, but few distributors stock them.

http://www.carlonsales.com/techinfo/...20Kits-Low.pdf
 
 

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