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Wheatland Tube Introduces New FasTrak™ Plus Electrical Metallic Tubing

Contact: Jelani Rucker

CHICAGO (September 4, 2012) — Wheatland Tube, a division of JMC Steel Group, has introduced FasTrak Plus — electrical metallic tubing (EMT) with a new inside diameter (ID) coating that delivers excellent slip properties.

"Development of FasTrak Plus was based on feedback we received from electrical contractors across the country," said David Burnette, vice president sales — electrical division at Wheatland Tube.

FasTrak Plus EMT's special ID coating makes wire pulling on small size emt (1/2"–1") up to 20 percent faster and pushing conductor a lot easier. The Plus ID coating is standard on all Wheatland EMT from ½"–4", including Color Check™ and 20' EMT.

Wheatland EMT is manufactured in Chicago from steel that is 100% made and melted in America. It has a triple layer of protection on the outside diameter (OD), including a galvanized OD coating for maximum corrosion protection.

FasTrak Plus is available now from distributors nationwide — ask for it by name. For more information, visit wheatland.com/plus

About Wheatland Tube
Wheatland Tube produces a broad spectrum of electrical conduit, including hot-dip galvanized steel rigid metal conduit, steel intermediate metal conduit (IMC), steel electrical metallic tubing (EMT), a full line of steel and aluminum elbows and nipples, and steel couplings. We also supply rigid aluminum conduit and couplings. For more information, contact Wheatland Tube at 800.257.8182 or . Or, visit wheatland.com

About JMC Steel Group
JMC Steel Group includes the operating divisions of Atlas Tube, Picoma, Wheatland Tube and Energex Tube. We are the largest independent manufacturer of hollow structural sections (HSS) and steel pipe in North America and the top producer of electrical conduit and fittings in the United States. We deliver a broad range of pipe and tube solutions that build our customers' success. For more information, contact JMC Steel Group at 312.275.1600 or or, visit jmcsteelgroup.com.