should I leave my pull string in the conduit?


Old 07-22-15, 07:34 PM
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should I leave my pull string in the conduit?

It feels like a fire hazard, but maybe I am just being paranoid.

With network/low-voltage pulls, I always leave a pull wire in the conduit for future expansions. But with electrical? Is there a code? Or a common accepted practice?

Note that in this case, I am using "real" Pull String by Ideal and not cotton twine.
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Old 07-22-15, 07:40 PM
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Way over thinking this one.
Not an issue.
If that catches fire it's already to late and would not be the cause of the fire.
Old 07-22-15, 07:53 PM
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You can leave the pull line in the conduit with no ill effects.

I've found that it can be hard to pull another wire in with that left behind pull string as it has wrapped around the wiring in the pipe as it was pulled in.

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