UL 1990

Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Conductors

Published by: Underwriters Laboratories / 11/22/2013 / 24 pages / 3 Edition
Nonmetallic Underground Conduit with Conductors
UL 1990
1 Scope
1.1 These requirements cover nonmetallic underground conduit with conductors. These products consist of a factory assembly of conductors or cables inside a coilable, smooth-wall, continuous length conduit with a circular cross section. The conduit is Schedule-40, Schedule-80, EPEC-A or EPEC-B High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) in trade sizes 1/2 (16) – 4 (103). This product is intended for installation in accordance with the National Electrical Code, NFPA 70. The values in parentheses are metric trade designators of conduit. The designations Schedule-40, Schedule-80, EPEC-A and EPEC-B refer to conduit having specific outside diameters and wall thicknesses.

1.2 This product is for aboveground use where encased in not less than 2 inches (51 mm) of concrete and for underground use by direct burial or encasement in concrete.

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