Buying Guide

Types of Conduit Fittings

Electrical Fittings


Additional fittings such as reducers, offset couplings, and other various specialty fittings are also available, depending on your needs.

Types of Fittings
Description
Adapter - Conduit Fittings Connect different types of material or different thread sizes together
Bushing - Conduit Fittings Inserted into the ends of metal conduit to keep the sharp edges from damaging the wires that run through the conduit
Coupling - Conduit Fittings Connect runs of the same type of conduit to create a longer straight line. Metallic couplings are generally attached to metallic conduit with set screws or with compression Threaded couplings can be screwed directly onto the end of threaded conduit Nonmetallic couplings are attached to nonmetallic conduit with solvent cement
Elbow - Conduit Fittings Join runs of the same type of conduit together to turn corners or to change direction in a gentle sweeping curve, rather than a sharp right angle Makes it easy to pull wires through without damaging them
Strap - Conduit Fittings Hold conduit to the wall or joist to keep conduit from sagging or breaking
Connector - Conduit Fittings Join runs of conduit together or join conduit to outlet boxes, load centers or other devices