Posts By: Stephanie Ellis

When to Use Touch-Up Compound on Sealing Sleeves

  Question I have seen touch-up compound used on sealing sleeves. Is that needed every time? Answer No, it is not required every time, but we do suggest using touch-up compound on sealing sleeves in wet locations or underground installations where additional protection is required. Threads are the weakest link in any conduit system. So… Read more »

Creating a Submittal Package

Question Hey Chris, I am getting ready to put together a submittal package. What tools are offered to aid in this process? Answer We have two tools available to help accomplish this: MyCatalog and Quick Submittal. Both systems are online tools that make submitting, specifying, and quoting faster and easier than ever. Designed with PVC… Read more »

Different Thread Compounds for Different Material Types

Question Chris, can I use the same thread compound on both PVC-coated steel and PVC-coated aluminum? Answer No, because different material types require different thread compounds. According to NEC Article 300.6 A, “all field cut threads shall be coated with an approved electrically conductive, corrosion-resistant compound.” Most manufacturers of PVC Coated Conduit will offer an approved conductive thread… Read more »

How to bend PVC-coated conduit without damage

Question Hi Chris, what is the best way to bend PVC-coated conduit without damaging it? Answer We offer a complete line of standard, special, and large radius elbows ready for quick shipment. However, when field bending is necessary, there are a variety of bending tools from which to choose. Perma-Cote can be bent with conventional… Read more »

Product Returns

Question Chris, the product I am returning is free of any damage, but why can you not accept the return? Answer As part of our commitment to quality, I can look at any contractor or any end user at any given time and let them know that I have never supplied them with used material…. Read more »

Robroy Industries Raceway Division Gives Back

Every year, Robroy Industries Raceway Division holds their annual Christmas Party in December. For this event, an organization is chosen to raise money for, as a means of giving back. The associates are asked to donate to the chosen cause as their “ticket” into the event. This year, $2000 was raised and donated to CASA… Read more »

Robroy Industries partners with Buckner & GISD for Holiday Season

The holidays are always a special time for everyone. Robroy Industries likes to take time to give back to families within the area that are in need. This holiday season, Robroy Industries Raceway Division partnered with Gilmer Independent School District and Buckner Family Hope Center of Longview to supply 2 families, a total of 8… Read more »

Robroy Industries Conduit Division names Sai Keerthi Satoor as Software Engineer

Robroy Industries Conduit Division recently announced the addition of Sai Keerthi Satoor to the team in the role of Software Engineer. Sai Keerthi brings with her web development experience from various companies and experience in database technology where she worked for Cognizant that is based in India. She graduated from The University of Illinois with… Read more »