EMT Coupling and Connector Requirements

EMT couplings and connectors shall be made up ______.

a) of metal
b) in accordance with industry standards
c) tight
d) none of the above

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: c) tight

Article 358 covers the use, installation, and construction specifications for EMT and associated fittings. As noted in Sec. 358.42, "Couplings and connectors used with EMT shall be made up tight. Where buried in masonry or concrete, they shall be concretetight type. Where installed in wet locations, they shall comply with 314.15."

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