Electrician Talk banner
1 - 20 of 49 Posts

Registered
Joined
361 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Is greenlee the only company that makes these pvc bankets? Im bending 2" right now with a heat box and once i make a bend i cant fit it back into the box to adjust it馃槵. A heat blanket would be nice but they are $400! Any suggestions?
 

Registered
Joined
1,081 Posts
Incubus311 said:
Is greenlee the only company that makes these pvc bankets? Im bending 2" right now with a heat box and once i make a bend i cant fit it back into the box to adjust itdde2c. A heat blanket would be nice but they are $400! Any suggestions?
buy the greenlee blanket.
 

Registered
Joined
30 Posts
Propane torch with a spreader tip on it. Can't heat the whole peice of tubing but just do some small segmented bends. Doesn't take to long and will be whole lot cheaper. Plus if you don't have a way to get power its a plus.
 

Registered
Joined
3,451 Posts
Is greenlee the only company that makes these pvc bankets? Im bending 2" right now with a heat box and once i make a bend i cant fit it back into the box to adjust it��. A heat blanket would be nice but they are $400! Any suggestions?
If you do this for a living, buy a blanket and be done with it. You will use it again, it WILL pay for itself.

My thoughts are, I'd rather buy the needed tools in the beginning so I can appreciate them sooner and for longer. Why put off what you are going to need in the future anyway?
 

Electrical Contractor
Joined
9,279 Posts
buy the greenlee blanket.
I've got two of the smaller Greenlee blankets and I've doubled them up for slight offsets on larger pipe (up to 5") but if you want a larger offset you'll need to buy the bigger blanket. I've had the best luck with Greenlee blankets even though they don't last forever. We tried some of the red pre-coiled ones (not sure of the brand) years ago and they wouldn't hold up.
 

I own stock in FotoMat!
Joined
39,048 Posts
Is greenlee the only company that makes these pvc bankets? Im bending 2" right now with a heat box and once i make a bend i cant fit it back into the box to adjust it馃槵. A heat blanket would be nice but they are $400! Any suggestions?
You can't put a bend into a heat blanket either. :no:
 
1 - 20 of 49 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top