Metal conduit

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 Question by Chip Homer posted 27 Jul 2005
 Metal conduit
I have no choice but to run CAT6 for a new server in a shallow raceway above several fluorescent light fixtures. The run will be 45 feet. Can I use metal conduit? Will the conduit induce its own EMI? Should the conduit be grounded? Thanks!
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 Answer by Joseph Golan posted 28 Jul 2005
Dear Chip,

Any conduit should be grounded which in turn will help reduce the EMI from the lights, it is like adding a shield to the cable.

Sincerely,
Joseph Golan, RCDD

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