Outdoor cables in conduit: Separate brown, blue and green

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I posted a question in another thread about the use of separate blue, browns and green in conduit: much easier to work with.

https://www.diynot.com/diy/threads/separate-lives-and-neutrals-through-conduit.583618/

I have the three cables running through a conduit and they are all correctly terminated in their sockets.

Next part of the question - is this set up OK for outdoors. The cables are supplying some outdoor sockets.

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I posted a question in another thread about the use of separate blue, browns and green in conduit: much easier to work with. ... I have the three cables running through a conduit and they are all correctly terminated in their sockets. ... Next part of the question - is this set up OK for outdoors. The cables are supplying some outdoor sockets.
Having single-core 'cables' in (appropriate) conduit is as acceptable outdoors as it is indoors.

The 'earth' one should be Green+Yellow ('striped'), not green (very many years ago it would have been green).

Kind Regards, John
 
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Sorry, yes, it is green and yellow.

And thank you for the good news - delighted to hear that.
 
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Be aware using 'singles' outdoors in conduit is only ok if you can terminate the conduit correctly to the outdoor fittings, with no wires showing, that water cannot enter, and that there are drainage points if necessary for condensation and if rain water should enter.

PVC conduit is a very risky thing to use outdoors, as water can easily enter it through the joins.
 
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Best to run conduit along then up to the sockets, rather than in the side or top and drill some small holes at the lowest points of conduit, to allow for drainage of any water which does get in.
 
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When working with PVC conduit outside (which I don't), you will need to glue all the joins with PVC Ega Weld, or whatever it's called now.

You also should design your conduit system so the wires can be drawn in AFTER the conduit is fully erected - partly because you don't want the wet glue touching the wires.
 

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