Telescoping EMT Conduit: A Technical Guide

Updated: Sep 20

When building your own telescoping pole out of EMT conduit, it can be useful, if not outright necessary, to predict how the pole with perform in your application, namely: Will it hold its weight? This article is meant to provide technical guidance to help answer this question, written by Austin Allen - an engineering professional and the founder at Elation Sports Technologies LLC.

DIY Telescoping Pole Made from EMT Conduit


When making a telescoping pole out of EMT conduit, the project use case and scope should first be identified. Consider the following questions: