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Electrical Conduit Hangers
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Electrical Conduit Hangers

Electrical Conduit Hangers

(OP)
I'm looking at suspending some electrical conduit hangers from the underside of a bridge and was wondering about using pipe hangers like the sketch with a slight skew to the hangers for wind resistance. I was thinking about using 10 degrees slope in both directions. I'm planning on using SS for everything and 3/8" threaded rod hangers. They would be attached to the underside of the bridge using Hilti HIS-RN inserts and HILTI epoxy for the threaded rod.

The conduit is about 6" dia semi-rigid fiberglass (with UV coating), and I'm thinking the supports will be about 5' o/c or whatever the conduit manufacturer suggests. Weight is slight.

Does anyone have a better solution or are their 'standard' types of hangers for this? It's covered by the bridge deck, but will still design for snow, ice and wind. Are there any supplemental loads that I should consider?



Thanks, Dik


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RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

Dik - For bridges, fiberglass hangers for fiberglass conduit; believe this is tied to USA National Electrical Code requirements.

See this brand's catalog for good general info, including hanger spacing. The conduits are lightweight, but the electrical cables inside can be heavy.

RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

(OP)
Thanks... didn't know that, or that it may be a code requirement... and use stainless fittings...

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RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

Hi Dik, check your email inbox ...

RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

(OP)
Thanks, bridge...

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RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

you're welcome dik

RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

"Fiberglass" conduit is covered in Article 355 of the National Electrical Code, Article 355 Reinforced Thermosetting Resin Conduit (RTRC). There are no specific requirements as to the types of support that can be used with RTRC.

RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

Anvil Pipe Hangers

You might find some inspiration in the seismic bracing

RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

Sent you some references

RE: Electrical Conduit Hangers

(OP)
Thanks...

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-Dik

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