Tamper Proof Expansion Fitting Prevents Vandalism

O-Z/Gedney's connection solution is for long conduit runs in areas subject to vandalism and harsh weather.

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O-Z/Gedney, supplier of fittings for electrical conduit, offers a connecting solution for long conduit runs installed in areas subject to vandalism, theft, harsh weather and wide temperature variations.

The AXB Expansion Fitting is used to permit linear movement in conduit runs caused by thermal expansion, therefore preventing conduit buckling or disconnection. It incorporates an internal bonding jumper that aids installation and maintenance by eliminating the need for an external jumper that could corrode or be tampered with by vandals. The corrosion-resistant, hot-dipped galvanized outer casing is rated watertight.

No disassembly is required during installation, so there are no parts to lose and far fewer tools are needed. The outer casing slides open to allow fast inspections of the jumper while in the field.

The fittings are available in trade sizes from 1/2 inch through 2 inch, with 4 inch and 8 inch movement.


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