Electri-Flex (Roselle, IL) announced that its Type LT Liquatite flexible conduit is now manufactured with an upgraded PVC jacketing for an improved oil-resistant conduit solution. The new jacketing also provides sunlight resistance (UV), a wider temperature range, and flame retardant properties in the liquidtight jacketing.
Type LT is a general purpose, non-UL, spec grade, liquidtight, steel conduit that is designed for a variety of installations requiring motion, vibration and bending. It now offers working temperatures of -30°C to 80°C Dry / 60°C Wet / 70°C Oil.
Applications include machine tools (OEM), outdoor applications such as renewable energy or telecommunications, or industrial environments such as oil and gas refineries, power plants, steel mills and utilities.
Type ALT is a lightweight alternative to LT, as the jacketing is made of the same PVC material, but weighs considerably less due to the use of an aluminum inner core instead of steel. Type ALT is resistant to oils and mild acids, is sunlight resistant (UV), lightweight, and contains a flame-retardant in the jacketing.
Type LTSS is a stainless steel core variety that offers excellent resistance to corrosive atmospheres as well as high mechanical strength due to its construction. Type LTSS also utilizes the same LT jacketing, providing oil-resistance, sunlight resistance (UV), and a flame-retardant in the jacketing.
Electri-Flex Company offers over 30 varieties of oil-resistant flexible electrical conduit. Both metallic and nonmetallic varieties are available for a diverse range of markets and applications, including data centers, cell towers, and healthcare, as well as heavy industry.