Asked by: Henry Mussig
asked in category: General Last Updated: 15th June, 2020

Can EMT be used in wet locations?

EMT can be used in wet locations as long as the conduit is galvanized and you use all fittings that are identified for wet locations and protected from corrosion. EMT can be used in concrete as long as the fittings are identified for use. 358.10 Uses Permitted. (A) Exposed and Concealed.

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Keeping this in consideration, can EMT be used outdoors?

It can be used indoors, outdoors, underground, and in both concealed and exposed applications. IMC has a thinner wall and weighs less than RMC. IMC can be used for the same applications as galvanized RMC. EMT is the lightest-weight steel conduit manufactured.

where can I use EMT conduit? Flexible metal conduit is great for areas that require tight bends and close quarters would make it difficult to bend regular conduit. Water heaters, can lights, and attic vents are great examples of typical flexible conduit installation. EMT conduit is lightweight, easy to bend, and is used within the walls.

Regarding this, is EMT watertight?

Electrical Metallic Tubing—EMT EMT is installed with couplings and fittings that are secured with setscrew or compression-type fasteners. The tubing itself is not threaded like RMC and IMC. If installed outdoors in exposed locations, it must be assembled with special watertight fittings.

Can you use EMT in concrete?

Corrosion protection - EMT can be installed in concrete, in direct contact with the earth, or in highly corrosive areas where protected by suitable measures against corrosion. Wet locations - EMT can be used as long as all fittings are corrosion-resistant.

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