Common Sense Conduit Bending and Cable Tray Techniques / Edition 1

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Now geared especially for students, this newly expanded manual remains the only complete treatment of the topic in the electrical field. The simple format includes detailed instructions, definitions of key terms, and many helpful charts and pictures—but no complicated trigonometry. Research tests throughout the book increase students' retention of the material. New sections cover the National Electrical Code, conduit bending machines, fiber optic conduits, and more.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780827371101
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Publication date: 9/22/1995
  • Series: Electrical Trades Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 5.56 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

James G. Simpson is a Journeyman Electrician with over 32 years experience in the electrical trade.

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Table of Contents

Terms & Definitions; Field Routing; National Electric Code; Decimel Equivalents; Types of Conduits: Conduit Size Color Code for Rigid Conduit, ID and OD of Rigid Conduit; PVC Coated Conduit; The Dog Leg; Offsets & Kicks: Offset Multiplication Factors, Offset Bending Table with Developed Length, Parallel Offsets, Segmental Bent Offsets; Saddle Bending: Three Bend Saddles, Four Bend Saddles; 90 Degree Bends: Take up Table for Chicago Benders, Back to Back 90 Degree Bends; Conduit Benders & Bending Machines: EMT Bender, The Hickey Bar, Mechanical Benders, Hydraulic Benders; Radius Benders: Matching a Radius, Concrete Color Code; Segmental 90 Degree Bends: Segmental Shot Bending Tables; Concentric 90 Degree Bends; Vessel Circumfrence Bends; PVC Conduit Bending; Basic Conduit Fittings, Clamps & Straps; Telephone & Fiber Optic Conduits; Cable Tray: Cable Tray Offsets; Conduits Running Parallel to Trays: Vertical Runs, Horizontal Runs; Wire Pulling; Motor Lead Termination; Helpful Hints & Productivity; Final Test Quesions

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