FINE-STRANDED CONDUCTOR TERMINATIONS


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FINE-STRANDED CONDUCTOR TERMINATIONS
FINE-STRANDED CONDUCTOR TERMINATIONS170. Fine-stranded conductors require special treatment. Fine-stranded conductors require termination at lugs and splicing equipment that has been specifically evaluated for the purpose. Generally speaking, this equipment must be specifically identified for the class of stranding if the stranding is more fine than that comprising normal building wire, of which the finest copper variety is Class C concentric.Since the 2002 edition of the UL White Book, the guide card information on this topic, under the heading “Wire Connectors and Soldering Lugs (ZMVV)” has limited the applicability of conventional splicing and terminating methods to stranding no finer than Class B for aluminum and Class C concentric for…
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Terrell Croft; Frederic P. Hartwell; Wilford I. Summers: American Electricians' Handbook, Sixteenth Edition. FINE-STRANDED CONDUCTOR TERMINATIONS, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2013), AccessEngineering Export