[TowerTalk] Water in Conduit...

Patrick Greenlee patrick_g at windstream.net
Thu Mar 5 12:22:13 EST 2015

I wonder what keeps the water inside of PVC pipe when pressurized to 100 
PSI plus with no leaks but lets water at a couple PSI, at most, get in 
from the outside if not pressurized with compressed air on the inside. 
Another one of the things that can make you go hmmmmmmmmmmmm.

Patrick   NJ5G

On 3/5/2015 11:12 AM, Doug Smith wrote:
> Here’s a data point: I have used underground PVC conduit for many years with no water ingress.  There are two runs, about 100’ each.  Both are 3” PVC, chemically welded and plowed into the ground by a sprinkler company.  After 7 years, I pulled the cables out and they were dry as a bone.
> 73,
> Doug, W7KF
> http://www.w7kf.com <http://www.w7kf.com/>
>> On Mar 5, 2015, at 9:22 AM, TexasRF--- via TowerTalk <towertalk at contesting.com> wrote:
>> Hi Perry, any conduit will end up with water inside unless it is
>> pressurized.
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