Permitted Uses of PVC

Extreme _____ may cause PVC conduit to become brittle and, therefore, more susceptible to damage from physical contact.

a) sunlight
b) corrosive conditions
c) heat
d) cold

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: d) cold

Article 352 covers the use, installation, and construction specifications for rigid polyvinyl chloride conduit and associated fittings. As noted in an Information Note in Sec. 352.10, "Extreme cold may cause some nonmetallic conduits to become brittle and, therefore, more susceptible to damage from physical contact."

 

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