Galflex® Type RWS Reduced Wall Steel Flexible Metal Conduit

Galflex® Type RWS Reduced Wall Steel Flexible Metal Conduit

Steel Flexible Metal Conduit. High Strength Steel Strip. UL Recognized Component in 5/16". UL Listed in 3/8" through 3". CSA Certified for Trade Sizes 5/16" and 3/8" Available Upon Request.
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Application

Galflex® Type RWS (Reduced Wall Steel) Flexible Metal Conduit is suitable for the following installations:

  • Environmental air-handling spaces per NEC 300.22(C)
  • Power and lighting branch circuit conductors and cables for connecting receptacles, luminaires, equipment, office partitions, etc.
  • Metal raceway for wires and cables per NEC 348
  • Motor feeder, branch, and control circuit conductors and cables
  • Class 1, Class 2, Class 3 Remote-control, signaling, and power-limited circuit conductors and cables
  • Fire alarm system conductors and cables of power-limited or non-power-limited fire alarm circuits
  • Voice, data, communications and video cables including CATV and optical fiber cables
  • Concealed or exposed installations per NEC 348 and the applicable NEC provisions
  • Elevators, hoistways, and escalators per NEC 620.21
  • As a grounding conductor for lengths up to 6 feet (20A max) as per NEC 250.118(5)
  • Electric signs and outline lighting per NEC 600.7, 600.31 (1000 volts or less), and 600.32 (>1000 volts)
  • Listed wired fixtures per NEC 410.77(C)
  • Raised floors for connection of information technology per NEC 645.5(D)(2) and 645.5(D)
  • Places of assembly and theaters per NEC 518 and 520
  • Cranes and hoists per NEC 610.11(C)
  • Hazardous location, Class 1, Div. 2, for flexible connectors only per NEC 501.10(B)(2) & 501.30(B)
  • UL 1, 2, & 3 Hour Through-Penetration Firestop Systems: C-AJ-1462, C-AJ-1463, C-AJ-1464, W-L1308, and W-L-1309

Specifications

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Diameter (inches) (centimeters)
Trade Size (in) (cm) Inner Diameter (min/max) Outer Diameter (min/max) Nominal Total Weight (lbs/1000') (kgs/km) Min. Bend Radius (in) (cm)
552832 5/16 0.79 0.470 / 0.510 1.19 / 1.30 130 193
550817 3/8 0.95 0.470 / 0.510 1.19 / 1.30 192 286
550818 1/2 1.27 0.625 / 0.645 1.59 / 1.64 0.860 / 0.920 2.18 / 2.34 272 405 3 7.62
550819 3/4 1.91 0.812 / 0.835 2.06 / 2.12 1.045 / 1.105 2.65 / 2.81 346 515 4 10.16
550916 1 2.54 1.000 / 1.040 2.54 / 2.64 1.300 / 1.380 3.30 / 3.51 570 848 5 12.70
550917 1-1/4 3.18 1.250 / 1.300 3.18 / 3.30 1.550 / 1.630 3.94 / 4.14 650 967 6.25 15.88
550918 1-1/2 3.81 1.500 / 1.575 3.81 / 4.00 1.850 / 1.950 4.70 / 4.95 826 1229 7.5 19.05
550919 2 5.08 2.000 / 2.080 5.08 / 5.28 2.350 / 2.450 5.97 / 6.22 1161 1728 10 25.40
550920 2-1/2 6.35 2.860 / 3.060 7.26 / 7.77 1500 2232 12.5 31.75
550922 3 7.62 3.360 / 3.560 8.53 / 9.04 1900 2828 15 38.10
550923 3-1/2 8.89 3.860 / 4.060 9.80 / 10.31 2200 3274 17 43.18
550924 4 10.16 4.360 / 4.560 11.07 / 11.58 2390 3557 20 50.80

Standards & References

  • UL Listed per UL 1, Standard for Safety for Flexible Metal Conduit, ANSI/UL-1 for 3/8" through 3"
  • CSA Certified per CSA 22.2 No. 56 per Canadian Electrical Code C22.1 Section 12-1000 for 5/16" and 3/8" trade sizes only
  • Meets federal specification WW-C-566c
  • NFPA 70 (National Electrical Code), Article 348, Type FMC (flexible metal conduit)
  • REACH/RoHS-2 (Chemical Limit) Compliant

Construction

Galflex® Type RWS is manufactured with a galvanized, corrosion resistant, high strength steel alloy. The metal strip is helically formed into a continuously interlocked flexible metal conduit that can withstand impact and crushing forces.

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