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11.07.2017

Who’s Using Fiberglass Conduit—and Why?

Five years ago, “Who’s using fiberglass conduit?” was a common question. Today, if you’re anywhere near a bridge, tunnel, wastewater treatment plant or data center, there’s a good chance you’re near fiberglass conduit, a.k.a. RTRC. However, there’s still some mystery around why so many industries are choosing fiberglass over other conduit materials like PVC-coated steel […]

11.02.2017

Top Considerations for Trenchless (Steel Casing) Applications

Trenchless applications offer many opportunities to develop around existing infrastructure and buried networks. The complex nature of these applications also present greater challenges, which can lead to project failure if not mitigated correctly. Risks should be considered on a project-by-project basis, and evaluated at every step of the procedure. A proactive approach is key in […]

9.07.2017

Summer’s almost over, but our interns’ careers are just getting started.

Julio getting some “hands-on” education on the factory floor.   Last month, Champion Fiberglass said goodbye to Julio Soto, one of our two summer interns. Soto is returning to his senior year at Rice University where he’ll finish his degree in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering (CHBE) with a minor in Computational and Applied Mathematics (CAAM). […]

8.15.2017

Our interns are headed back to school.

Jacob getting a close-up look on the Champion Fiberglass floor.   Summer break may be over – but as we all know, there are at least three more months of warm weather ahead for Houstonians. But school will soon be back in session, which means Champion Fiberglass is saying goodbye to another of our summer […]

6.23.2017 Tags Challenging installation, Champion Fiberglass, durability, electrical conduit, electrical contractors, Electrical Engineer, electrical engineers, Engineer, Engineering, fiberglass conduit, Galvanized rigid steel, galvanized rigid steel conduit, GRC, light weight conduit, lighter-weight conduit, low installation cost, phenolic fiberglass conduit, UL 2916, UL Listed

Meet Champion’s Summer Interns

They may only be with Champion for the summer, but both of our interns have already spent years studying what it takes to move our industry forward. We talked to them about how they see their futures in the engineering field, and how they plan to use their Champion Fiberglass experience in their future careers. […]

5.19.2017 Tags Champion Fiberglass, Compare, electrical contractors, fiberglass conduit, light weight conduit, low installation cost, NECA labor rates, PVC-coated, PVC-coated steel conduit, spec, UL Listed

Five fiberglass conduit myths that could be losing you money.

Steel and fiberglass have different properties. “Tell me something I don’t know,” you’re thinking, right? But fiberglass conduit is no longer the new kid on the block – and its uses have changed dramatically in the last 20 – even 10 – years. So yes, PVC-coated steel conduit and fiberglass conduit have different properties, but […]

10.20.2015 Tags Champion Fiberglass, fiberglass conduit, light weight conduit, NIOSH lifting equation, NIOSH lifting guidelines, NIOSH lifting index, PVC-coated steel conduit

Light-Weight Fiberglass Conduit Cuts Labor Costs and Makes Installations Quicker and Safer

See How Fiberglass Conduit Compares to the Weights of Other Conduit Types To be competitive on electrical engineering projects, most contractors know the lighter the conduit, the faster and safer the installation process. So when a project requires a light-weight electrical conduit—Champion Fiberglass conduit delivers astonishing results. Just take a look at the conduit weight […]

10.06.2015 Tags Atlanta Falcons, Champion Fiberglass, Electrical Engineer, Engineer, fiberglass conduit, Football Stadium, Kyle Field, Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Michigan Stadium, Minnesota Vikings, Ohio Stadium, Ohio State, Specification List, Texas A&M, The University of Michigan, U.S. Bank Stadium, utilities, wastewater treatment

Fiberglass Electrical Conduit Hits the Gridiron

Fiberglass Electrical Conduit Hits the Gridiron.- See How Champion Fiberglass is Infiltrating Football Stadiums Nationwide From the SEC and the Big Ten all the way to the NFL, Champion Fiberglass is getting into football stadiums all across the country—literally. Related: What Champion Fiberglass and Fantasy Football Have in Common What we mean is Champion products […]

8.27.2015 Tags durability, fantasy football, fantasy sleeper, fiberglass conduit, low installation cost, port authority, spec list, utilities, wastewater treatment

What Champion Fiberglass and Fantasy Football Have in Common

How Drafting the Right Conduit Can Help You Rack Up Points on Your Project At Champion Fiberglass, we know football season means good times with your buddies, tailgate parties and Thursday through Monday evenings fighting with your wife or girlfriend over who gets the remote. It probably also means you’re in a fantasy football league. […]

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