What is flex conduit called?
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Herein, what is flex conduit?
Conduits are tubings used to enclose and protect electrical wires that supply power to a home or a building. Conduits may either be flexible or rigid and are made out of various materials. Liquid tight flexible metal conduits or LFMCs are used to cover cables which need both flexibility and protection from moisture.
Similarly, what is flex conduit made of? Extra flexible conduit is a non-UL extra flexible conduit made with high grade galvanized low carbon steel with an interlocking design and is also corrosion resistant.
Secondly, is flexible conduit code?
According to 348.10 of the 2011 NEC, flexible metal conduit (FMC) is permitted in exposed or concealed locations. On the other hand, the locations where FMC is not permitted are much more specific.
What type of conduit should be used outdoors?
Nonmetallic conduit is typically made from PVC and is a good choice for outdoor residential applications. Blue electrical nonmetal tubing (ENT) is for indoor use only.