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I am building a 50x50 steel building on my place to store my equipment and do maintainence on it. I am not an electrician but am planning on tackling the wiring the myself as it is going to be a fairly basic job and with work being slow I have more time than money at the moment.

I am not in any city limits and do not have any inspections or permits to worry about but at the same time I don't want to do something dangerous.

I am planning an having spray foam insulation put in the shop.

I know conduit would be the best but what are my other options? I was thinking maybe of MC cable? Should I do the wiring before or after the spray foam insulation? I was thinking if I went with the MC I could have the foam sprayed over the top of it and it would be invisible.

Any ideas from the gurus?
 

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I'm not one of the Guru's. but i wouldn't want the wiring covered up in my shop. Seems you'll always want to add or move something for some unknown reason down the road.
 

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EMT, baby. EMT.:thumbsup:
 
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Ok got it. EMT. It it will be mounted to the purlins. Question is though do I put it in before or after the spray foam insulation?
 

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I'm just passing through mr sparky, but why wouldn't you install the emt first...then spray/hide it. With the ell's, couldn't additional wire be pulled for upgrading circuits if needed down the road?
 
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