Champion Duct® fiberglass conduit (RTRC) offers dependability through quality design and unmatched versatility. Below ground, concrete encased, underbridge – and almost anywhere in between – Champion Duct® delivers a range of benefits over other rigid conduit materials like PVC-coated steel, including ease of installation, fire and corrosion resistance, excellent impact resistance and more.
Champion Duct® Advantages
Champion Duct® Conduit offers the following benefits:
Expanded support spacing distances
- Champion Fiberglass conduit’s UL Listed support spacing distances have doubled (and in some cases, tripled) for many conduit diameters
- Includes Champion Duct® Standard Wall (SW), Medium Wall (MW) and Heavy Wall (HW) Conduit
- The lowest installation rates for most diameters according to the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) Manual of Labor Units
- Affordable material cost
- Lower total installation costs (labor plus material costs) for most diameters
- Light weight adds to easier installation and savings
- Low burn through
- Impressive corrosion resistance
- Ability to retain its shape after impact or compression
- Withstands extreme conditions and temperatures
- One of the lowest coefficients of friction of any in-market product
- Will not melt or weld the wire to the inside of the conduit under fault conditions
Champion Duct® Data Sheets
Champion Duct® SDS
Champion Duct® Industries
Champion Duct® has contributed to project success in the following industries:
Champion Duct® Case Studies
These case studies demonstrate how lightweight-yet-strong Champion Duct® helps build savings and advanced clients’ objectives; see all case studies here.
Champion Duct® Engineering
Champion Duct® Conduit meets the following specifications and requirements.
UL and Other Listings
- Standard Wall, Medium Wall, and Heavy Wall conduits are UL Listed for newly expanded support spacing distances
- UL 2515 Listed for above-ground installations
- UL 2420 Listed for below-ground installations
- CSA listed per CSA-22.2 No 211.3-96 standards
Fiberglass conduit is listed in Article 12-200 of the CEC (Canadian Electrical Code) as Rigid RTRC Conduit.
You’ll find it listed in the NEC (National Electrical Code) in Article 355 as Reinforced Thermosetting Resin Conduit.
Champion Fiberglass is a 100% digital facility that strives to meet environmental and system management requirements.
- Champion Fiberglass has been ISO 9001-certified for over a decade and was recently re-certified for the most recent version, ISO 9001:2015.
- The requirements of ISO 9001:2015 center on quality management systems.
- Champion Fiberglass’s environmental management systems have attained the ISO 14001:2015 certification, the world’s premier environmental management principles.
Champion Duct® Installation and Estimation Guides
Use the Champion Fiberglass Conduit Calculator to compare the installation and material costs of Champion Fiberglass conduit vs. aluminum, PVC-coated steel, GRC, and stainless steel conduits.
Champion Duct® Installation Videos
How to field cut Champion Fiberglass conduit, and how to prepare and make adhesive joints. You have four tool options: a handheld hacksaw with fine-tooth blade, a porta band saw, a chop saw with diamond-cutting blade or an abrasive cutter.
How to field bend Champion fiberglass conduit. You’ll need a PVC hot box, infrared digital thermometer, one-shot hydraulic conduit bender, a copy of the National Electrical Code Guidelines and the Champion Fiberglass catalog that comes with your fiberglass conduit.
Champion Duct® Catalog and Info
These resources will help you compare Champion Fiberglass Duct® to other in-market conduit materials; the catalog is available for download or to review online.
Champion Duct® Conduit FAQs
Champion Fiberglass offers split duct conduit for making field repairs when the cable cannot be removed. For more information on how and when to use split duct conduit, see our catalog.
From ¾” to 12” and 11 1/4° to 90°, a full list can be found in our catalog, and larger radii can be supplied. All elbows are supplied with plain ends; we offer an assortment of transition and termination fittings that can be installed on our elbows.
The Champion Duct® Joining System includes the Interference Joint, Straight Socket, Gasket Joint (Triple Seal), And Tight Lock Joint plus various sleeve couplings and adapters. For information on which joints to use by application, and National Electrical Code (NEC) guidelines, visit our catalog. Champion Fiberglass can advise you on your joint purchase in relation to your project specs.