LFNC Bend Requirements

Bends in LFNC shall be made so that the conduit will not be damaged and the internal diameter of the conduit will not be effectively reduced. Bends can be made _____.

a) manually without auxiliary equipment
b) with bending equipment identified for the purpose
c) with any kind of conduit bending tool that will work
d) by the use of an open flame torch

See answer and applicable Code reference

The correct answer is: a) manually without auxiliary equipment

Article 356 covers the use, installation and construction specifications for liquidtight flexible nonmetallic conduit (LFNC) and its associated fittings. Bend requirements are outlined in Sec. 356.24. As noted, bends are only allowed to be made by manual means.

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