# How do you bend a 90 1/2 EMT?

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## What is the take up when bending a 1/2 inch EMT 90 degrees?

Apply pressure to the heel end of the bender with your foot, using the handle as a lever, until you reach the 90 degree position. Remove the conduit from the bender and check the angle.

90 DEGREE STUB UP BEND – TAKE UP TABLE.

1-1/4″ EMT 11″
1/2″ RIGID 6″
3/4″ RIGID 8″
1″ RIGID 11″

## How do you calculate bends in conduit?

On the conduit, measure from the free end to be bent up the calculated number and mark the conduit. As an example, to bend 3/4” EMT conduit have a free end height of 8.5”, the table indicates to subtract 6” from the 8.5” which leave 2.5” from the end to bend up to make the mark.

## What is the distance saved by the arc of a 90 bend called?

Gain. • Gain is the distance saved by the arc of a 90° bend. It is. important to know the gain before cutting and threading conduit.

## What is the key to accurate bending with a hand bender?

What is the key to accurate bending with a hand bender? In case of hand benders, it is important to use constant foot pressure as well as force on the handle to achieve uniform bends.

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