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When using indoor trough in a residential setting what material do you guys use for nipples between panels and trough? PVC, EMT, or RMC?
 

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Usually I use pvc on resi for nipples. But small metal offset nipples are handy if the wire size is small enough. So the answer is ..... maybe......
 

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I try to always use PVC so there is no bonding necessary. You can use PVC "meter offsets" as offset nipples. You can use a PVC connector (male adapter) with a box adapter to make a close nipple.
 

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Got it, sweet that's what I thought too. Nipples are about 5" to 7" long so I went with PVC. Definitely does look pretty, gray plywood, panels and nipple. Had held EMT nipples but looked like a Cadillac with aftermarket rims only having 3.5" deep residential panels, it looked like crap so I went with PVC.
 

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I try to always use PVC so there is no bonding necessary. You can use PVC "meter offsets" as offset nipples. You can use a PVC connector (male adapter) with a box adapter to make a close nipple.
Or a PVC coupling and 2 box adapters
 

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I try to always use PVC so there is no bonding necessary. You can use PVC "meter offsets" as offset nipples. You can use a PVC connector (male adapter) with a box adapter to make a close nipple.
But then you have to bond the trough, correct?
 
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