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ALUMINUM WIRE

 

Aluminum wire connections can be a fire hazard. Please go to the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission site and read their article. Click here

The column at the right shows pictures of problematic aluminum connections. 

 

 

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Twist on wire connectors are generally not approved by CPSC.

 

 

This is a "pig tail connection on an outlet. This is not visible in normal use. Courtesy The Aluminum Information Website

 

 

This is a wire connector that is overheating. Courtesy The Aluminum Information Website

 

 

These are wire connections overheating inside a junction box. Courtesy The Aluminum Information Website

 

 

This is aluminum inside a panel box. It is silver in color.

 

 

This is electric wire in an attic. It is identified as "ALUM"

 

       

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