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2.22.2018 Tags Champion Fiberglass, electrical contractors, fiberglass conduit, spec, NECA labor rates, low installation cost, light weight conduit, PVC-coated steel conduit, Compare, UL Listed, PVC-coated

Five reasons Champion Fiberglass equals savings

There are more than five ways that Champion Fiberglass can save you money on your next project – a quick click through our website’s Resources section highlights many of them. But we’ve put together a “Top 5” list that showcases the real numbers around Champion Fiberglass and savings. Fiberglass conduit has been steadily improving in […]

12.08.2017 Tags Champion Fiberglass, electrical contractors, fiberglass conduit, spec, NECA labor rates, low installation cost, light weight conduit, Compare, UL Listed, PVC-coated

Infographic: Expanded Support Spacing Distances (and savings) for SW, MW, and HW Conduit

Three more ways to save on your next project. Recently, our XW Conduit line was UL Listed for extended support spacing distances. Now, that UL Listing has grown to include expanded support spacing distances for our Standard, Medium, and Heavy Wall fiberglass conduit. Our infographic shows exactly how the newly extended support spacing distances stack […]

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

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

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 […]

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