Which conduit do you use

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  1. Andy

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    iv got my vice and heat gun want to make some tool addapters like H Man. Iv got the conduit external diamaters got those from H Man ages ago but all the conduit iv looked at in the diy shops does not seem to be as thick as the Austrailian stuff.If any of you have made any diy stuff can you tell me which conduit you actualy used please.
     
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  2. Andy

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    No Diy,ers then
     
  3. Eric Gilliand

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    The orange conduit that Herman uses is fire retardant PVC electrical conduit. We have the same in NZ. In the UK you may need to check with an electrical wholesaler. I've actually used the grey and it works OK as well...
     
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    something like this do you mean? http://www.fastlec.co.uk/20mm-fireb...1ftfWe5Vqc_TaVW-HoZxYJYofwPLUibSQrhoCmBvw_wcB

    And what size pipe do you use to make wfp bits with?

     
  5. Andy

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    H man uses 25 and 32 mm extra rigid pipe. iv googled austrailian electrical pipe specs and the extra rigid pipe wall thickness is about 2 3/4 mm you cant get it from normal electrical suppliers here iv tried loads and none have a wall thickness any where near that thick.it will have to be a internet job
     
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    I've trawled the UK sites and it appears you gus only have the black or white in 20mm or 25mm with a 2mm wall thickness. I have heard reference to a 3mm wall thickness over there but haven't found any links. The trouble with Internet purchase is that the damn stuff comes in 4m lengths....link attached for UK product.

    http://www.wickes.co.uk/Wickes-Round-Conduit-Black-25mmx2m/p/109689
     
  7. H MAN

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    Thanks H MAN but the link don't really help us uk lads out as we can get that over here.
     
  9. H MAN

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    Yes that was just to give you an idea. of the sizes.
    But try getting rigid electrical 32 mm outside diameter with a 2.1 mm thickness wall.
    If you can get it in the UK.
    Has to be electrical conduit.
    This should work as good?
    Sure I'd seen on a UK site somewhere.
     
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