Draft Details

Designation:C22.2 No. 327
Source:CSA
Review start date:Feb 4, 2021
Review end date:Apr 5, 2021
Categories:Electrical
Contact email:mary.morgan(at)csagroup.org
Draft Scope/Description:

1.1
This Standard applies to high density polyethylene (HDPE) conduit, HDPE conduit with conductors, and polyethylene dual-wall (PEDW) corrugated conduit, intended for use at a continuous operating temperature of 75 °C or 90 °C, for installation in accordance with the Rules of the Canadian Electrical Code, Part I, for direct burial or encasement in concrete or masonry in ordinary (non-hazardous) locations.

1.2
This Standard applies to fittings for HDPE conduit, HDPE conduit with conductors, and PEDW corrugated conduit. These fittings are not threaded and are intended to be joined together by other suitable means such as mechanical design or welding, excluding solvent welding.

1.3
In this Standard, "shall" is used to express a requirement, i.e., a provision that the user is obliged to satisfy in order to comply with the Standard; "should" is used to express a recommendation or that which is advised but not required; and "may" is used to express an option or that which is permissible within the limits of the Standard.

Notes accompanying clauses do not include requirements or alternative requirements; the purpose of a note accompanying a clause is to separate from the text explanatory or informative material.

Notes to tables and figures are considered part of the table or figure and may be written as requirements.

Annexes are designated normative (mandatory) or informative (non-mandatory) to define their application.

1.4
The values given in SI units are the units of record for the purposes of this Standard. The values given in parentheses are for information and comparison only.

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