Press Release

AFC Cable Systems’ Splash Zone Liquid Tight Conduit Withstands Harsh Cleaning Processes of Food Industry

AFC Cable Systems / Atkore International
New Bedford, MA (March 1, 2019) – AFC Cable Systems’ newest Liquid-Tuff Liquid Tight Flexible Conduit is designed specifically for splash zones, making it ideal for food equipment and devices, meat packing, restaurants, food processing, and poultry packing.

The Splash Zone Liquid Tight Conduit features a moisture-, oil-, and sunlight-resistant polyvinyl chloride (PVC) jacket that inhibits bacteria growth and won’t degrade due to “wash down/splash zones” with bleach agents. This allows food manufacturers to clean and sterilize using bleach without the risk of product degradation.

The National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) classifies a splash zone as a location where during normal operations direct contact with food products is not expected. The location may be where liquids used in processing or cleaning may splash or spill on the surface causing a risk for dripping or draining onto other surfaces. Wet location listing is not sufficient in these areas and products must be tested to withstand high-pressure hose washdown.

The Splash Zone Liquid Tight Conduit is UL and CSA Listed and an NSF® 169 Component, meeting and exceeding standards for material safety, design, construction, and product performance in the food industry. Available in metallic and non-metallic.

About AFC Cable Systems:
AFC Cable Systems, Inc., part of Atkore International, is a leading manufacturer of electrical products, tracing its origins to 1926. AFC supplies a broad range of innovative, cost-saving products to the electrical industry.  These products include: armored and metal clad cables, flexible metal conduits, non-metallic, and liquid-tight conduits as well as modular wiring systems, and electrical fittings. AFC Cable Systems provides products used in new construction, restoration and modernization of commercial office buildings, institutional facilities, healthcare, and more.

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