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August 20, 2019

Lightweight Fiberglass Conduit Makes Challenging Water Installation Easy, Less Costly


 

 
Port Authority

In the electrical conduit market, marine environments offer sun, sea and the occasional unique installation. That was just the case at Washington, D.C.’s Reagan National Airport.

Enhancements to lighting along a runway pier over the brackish waters of the Potomac River necessitated upgraded conduit strong enough to withstand the elements. Other conduits were considered, but none provided the lightweight nature of Champion Fiberglass conduit, while also maintaining the strength and integrity required to endure corrosive saltwater and sun exposure.

Imagine lifting a nearly 100 lb. piece of conduit overhead from a raft. That’s what was required of this job, so a comparable 8 lb. piece of fiberglass conduit at the same length was a welcome relief.

Learn more about how this complex coastal installation was made fast, smooth and less costly for this customer.

 

Learn more about how fiberglass conduit makes water installation easy and less costly