Conduit Bending

Learn the proper methods of cutting, cleaning, and bending conduit. The lesson also demonstrates how to make various bends and when different bends are used.

Prerequisites

Knowledge of conduit system materials, trade size, and use of fill charts is recommended.

Description

This is the second lesson in the iKNOW™ Conduit Installation Library. This lesson instructs the learner in the proper methods of cutting, cleaning, and bending conduit. The lesson also demonstrates how to make various bends and when different bends are used.

Objectives

Explain the methods for cutting conduit.  Explain the methods and reasons for cleaning conduit.  Explain the methods for threading conduit.  Identify benders and their uses.  Define the common markings of a hand bender.  Measure for and make a 90° bend.  Identify an offset bend and its uses.  Make an offset bend using an offset chart.  Identify a saddle bend and its uses.  Make and use a three and four bend saddle.