Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Conduit

A complete non-metallic conduit solution that easily handles the demands of hazardous, corrosive industrial environments.

Product Overview

Champion Haz Duct XW Type Conduit

With the widest range of corrosion resistance and superior impact resistance, Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Fiberglass Conduit offers a complete non-metallic solution that is specially constructed to handle the demands of hazardous industrial environments. Champion Haz Duct® is flame resistant with low-smoke characteristics, offering solid performance in even the most volatile surroundings.

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Advantages

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Conduit offers the following benefits:

Champion Haz Duct® Features

  • Champion Fiberglass conduit’s UL Listed support spacing distances have doubled (and in some cases, tripled) for many conduit diameters; they are now comparable to those of GRC and PVC-coated steel
  • Champion Haz Duct® XWall Conduit now features expanded support spacing distances for diameters from 3/4″ to 6″
  • Offers a low-smoke solution for facility and personnel safety
  • Has been shown to stop a .22 caliber bullet from a distance of 20 feet. This makes it an excellent choice for high-impact areas and special applications.
  • Approved by the National Electrical Code (NEC) for Class I, Division 2 and Zone 1, Division 2 applications in the U.S. and by the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) for Zone 1, Division 2 installations

Reliable savings

Better performance

  • 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 Haz Duct® XW Type Industries

Champion Haz Duct® has contributed to project success in the following industries:

Industrial/Commercial

Industrial/Commercial

Whatever the scope of your industrial or commercial project, Champion Fiberglass has the right fit for your conduit needs.

Port Authority/Coastal Environments

Port Authority/Coastal Environments

Conduit that stands up to the tests of sun and sea. Easy to install and cost effective.

Utilities

Utilities

Champion keeps the power flowing with no-fault, no-burn-through conduit. Defends against human and animal threats.

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Case Studies

These case studies show how Champion Haz Duct®’s safety features and strong-yet-lightweight engineering help build savings and advanced clients’ objectives; see all case studies here.

A Major Utility Fights Cable Theft

A Major Southeast Texas Utility

When PVC pole risers failed to protect valuable copper wire from theft, tough, lightweight Champion Haz Duct® conduit was the replacement – and the savings are still building.

Texas A&M University

Texas A&M University

The university had two months to replace an aging, dangerous electrical system and its conduit housing. Champion Fiberglass delivered in two weeks.

Monterey Bay Coast Guard Pier

Monterey Bay Coast Guard Pier

This project’s harsh saline environment, exposure to UV rays, and rough weather called for a conduit product that could offer protection, a light weight, and savings.

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Engineering

Champion Haz Duct® Conduit meets the following specifications and requirements.

UL and Other Listings

  • UL 2515-A Listed for above ground installations
  • UL 2420 Listed for below ground installations
  • UL Listed for extended support spacing distances
  • Is CSA listed per CSA-22.2 No 211.3-96 standards

Champion Haz Duct® XW is UL Listed for extended support spacing distances.

Approved by:

  • The National Electrical Code (NEC) for use in Class I, Div 2 installations
  • The Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) for Zone 1, Div 2 installations

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.

ISO 9001:2015

  • 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.

ISO 14001:2015

  • Champion Fiberglass’s environmental management systems have attained the ISO 14001:2015 certification, the world’s premier environmental management principles.

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Installation and Estimation Guides

Conduit Calculator

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 Haz Duct® XW Type Installation Videos

Field Cutting

Field Cutting

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.

Bending Epoxy Conduit

Bending Epoxy Conduit

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.

Bonding Epoxy Video

Bonding Epoxy Conduit

How to make an adhesive connection for fiberglass conduit. You’ll need a metal spatula, adhesive gun, Champion Mix adhesive cartridge, mixing tip and 60 grit emery cloth.

Gasket Joint Video

Gasket Joint Insertion

How to insert conduit into a gasket joint connection. You’ll need a wooden block, mallet and water-based, wire-pulling lubricant.

Interference Gasket Joint Video

Interference and Gasket Joint Assembly

How to assemble the interference joint connection. Required tools include a wooden block, mallet and water-based, wire-pulling lubricant.

Interference and Adhesive Joint Assembly

Interference and Adhesive Joint Assembly

How to assemble the interference joint connection. Required tools include a wooden block, a mallet and adhesive.

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Catalog and Info

These resources will help you compare Champion Fiberglass Haz Duct® to other in-market conduit materials; the catalog is available for download or to review online.

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Conduit FAQs

FAQ: What does “bullet resistant” mean in relation to Champion Haz Duct® conduit?

Champion Haz Duct® XW Type Conduit has been shown to stop a .22 caliber bullet from a distance of 20 feet. This makes it an excellent choice for high impact areas and special applications.


FAQ: What elbow diameters/sizes are available for use with Champion Haz Duct® conduit?

A full list can be found in our catalog, and larger radii can be supplied. Bends can also be supplied with one or two bonded-on couplings.


FAQ: What kinds of joints are available, and how many will I need?

The Joining System for Champion Haz Duct® XW Type conduit includes the adhesive joint (the straight socket joint combined with epoxy adhesive), Straight Socket, and various alignment/expansion joint types, as well as various adapters and couplings.
For information on which joints to use by application, and National Electrical Code (NEC) guidelines, visit our catalog. Contact us for assistance with your joint purchase in relation to your project specs.