PVC cabling under a trailer

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 Question by Ed Johnson posted 30 Jun 2005
 PVC cabling under a trailer
Can I utilize PVC cabling under construction modular trailers that will be outdoors but elevated above the ground? This a temp solution that will be in place for five years
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 03 Jul 2005
Dear Ed,

As long as the cable is not running through a plenum space you should be fine. I do question if standard PVC cable will stand up to the weathering of being exposed but it might. You may want to use an OSP version of the cable for better durability. Last if there is any exposure to lighting, you may also want to consider "protectors".

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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