Champion Fiberglass worked closely with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and National Electrical Code (NEC) to remove opposition to lightweight-yet-strong Champion Fiberglass Haz Duct® XW Type Conduit’s approval for use in Class I, Div 2 applications.
Celebrate 30 years in business with Champion Fiberglass. View our timeline infographic for an overview of our first 30 years, and be sure to enter our 30th Anniversary Giveaway.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Thermal grouting of trenchless/jack and bore (steel casing) applications is a highly specialized process and should only be attempted by a certified, capable grouting specialist contractor with proven experience in similar installations. The thermal grouting process has many detailed procedural considerations that must be thoroughly understood, reviewed, and implemented prior to undertaking the grouting process. […]
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). […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]