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Flexible Conduit Types Explained

Choosing the right flexible conduit  for your electrical wiring setup can be daunting! Will it keep them dry? Can I bury cable conduit underground? What's the best conduit for my budget?


There are quite a few things to consider. Below are some of the main advantages of each in our non-metallic and metallic range. If you want to delve into more detail on a specific range, click the images to the left.

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Non-Metallic & Flexible Plastic Conduit

Corrugated Polypropylene - Available in split, non split, pre-installed draw wire & many color options. Corrugated Polypropylene Flexible Electrical pipe is a cost-effective solution suitable for both Indoor and Outdoor Electrical Wiring applications. This range is available in conduit sizes of 7mm, 10mm, 12mm, 16mm, 20mm, 25mm, 32mm, 40mm, and 50mm. Customise and tailor the coil length to align with your project requirements. Its low smoke and halogen-free (LSOH) properties make it ideal for safer indoor installations. This cable conduit boasts UV protection, allowing for outdoor use and providing a fundamental level of protection, has an IP rating of IP40 and confirms to BS EN 613386. Additionally, it is available in both split and non-split conduit types, with options featuring pre-installed draw wire, adding versatility for various wiring and cable management protection needs.

PVC Spiral Reinforced Heavy Duty - Tough & durable, waterproof and smooth inner bore. PVC Spiral Reinforced Flexible Conduit offers robust and durable protection for electrical cables and wiring, boasting an IP rating of IP65. This range is available in conduit sizes ranging from 8mm to 75mm. Customise and tailor the coil length to ensure you order only what you need. Manufactured from reinforced PVC, it provides excellent crush resistance, waterproofing, UV resistance, and Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSOH) properties, making it suitable for indoor, outdoor, and underground cable conduit use. Its smooth inner bore facilitates easier feeding of your wiring. Additionally, this PVC flexible tube is UL recognized and conforms to BS EN 61386.

Corrugated Nylon PA6 Polyamide - Halogen free, vermin resistant, flame retardant. Nylon PA6 Flexible Conduit is the ideal choice for demanding environments within our non-metallic conduit range. Nylon PA6 range is available in conduit sizes ranging from 8mm to 54mm. Customise and tailor the coil length to ensure you minimise waste and save money. This corrugated Nylon Tube, boasting an impressive IP Rating of IP68 for electrical wiring, provides unmatched durability, flexibility, and superior protection. It excels in resisting abrasion, chemicals, impact damage, is UV resistant, and is flame retardant, making it an ideal choice for both indoor and outdoor setups. Additionally, this range is also vermin resistant.


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Metallic & Flexible Metal Conduit

Galvanised Steel – High flexibility, exceptional mechanical strength, and low fire hazard. Plain Galvanised Steel Conduit offers exceptional mechanical strength, high flexibility, and corrosion resistance, making it ideal for demanding environments and ensuring reliable cable protection. It provides ingress protection of IP40 and is LFH (Low Fire Hazard). While this steel conduit provides robust protection for electrical cables, it should only be used in dry environments. Our galvanised steel range is available in conduit sizes ranging from 10mm to 100mm and is offered in various coil lengths.

PVC Covered Steel - High mechanical strength, highly flexible, waterproofing. PVC-Coated Steel Conduit is designed to deliver exceptional mechanical strength while maintaining a high degree of flexibility. Beneath the PVC coating lies galvanised steel flexible conduit, providing all the benefits, with the additional advantage of PVC coating. This makes it suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations, offering protection against various weather conditions. This range of flexible metal conduit is UV and oil resistant, flame retardant, and carries an ingress rating of IP54, conforming to BS EN 613386. Our PVC coated steel range is available in conduit sizes ranging from 10mm to 100mm and is offered in various coil lengths.

Stainless Steel 304 Grade – High temperature, chemical and corrosion resistant Conduit. Flexible Stainless Steel Conduit, crafted from 304-grade stainless steel, provides superior electrical cable protection and durability. This makes it an ideal choice for a high-temperature conduit. This durable, flexible stainless steel tube within our metallic conduit range provides exceptional resistance to chemicals and corrosion, along with remarkable heat resistance. This range of flexible steel conduit boasts high mechanical strength, is LFH (Low Fire Hazard), and highly flexible. It carries an ingress rating of IP40, conforming to BS EN 613386, and offered in conduit sizes: 10mm, 16mm, 20mm, 25mm, 32mm and 40mm.

Liquid-Tight Metallic - Highly flexible, suited for very demanding environments. Liquid-Tight Flexible Metallic Conduit, frequently abbreviated as LFMC, is a robust and completely waterproof conduit designed to safeguard electrical wiring in wet environments. Its sealed construction provides protection against moisture and liquids, rendering it well-suited for wet and damp surroundings, and it is also suitable for underground conduit applications. This range of liquid-tight flexible metal conduit boasts high mechanical strength, is 100% waterproof, UV and oil resistant, and carries an ingress rating of IP67. It is offered in conduit sizes: 16mm, 20mm, 25mm, 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, and 63mm.


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