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#38240 - 05/18/04 04:45 PM What pentrox can be used for?
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Can pentrox be used to connect two dissimmilar metals?

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#38241 - 05/18/04 04:53 PM Re: What pentrox can be used for?
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110.14 Electrical Connections.
Because of different characteristics of dissimilar metals, devices such as pressure terminal or pressure splicing connectors and soldering lugs shall be identified for the material of the conductor and shall be properly installed and used. Conductors of dissimilar metals shall not be intermixed in a terminal or splicing connector where physical contact occurs between dissimilar conductors (such as copper and aluminum, copper and copper-clad aluminum, or aluminum and copper-clad aluminum), unless the device is identified for the purpose and conditions of use. Materials such as solder, fluxes, inhibitors, and compounds, where employed, shall be suitable for the use and shall be of a type that will not adversely affect the conductors, installation, or equipment.
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#38242 - 05/18/04 07:45 PM Re: What pentrox can be used for?
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According to the manufacturer (FCI Burndy) Penetrox is UL listed for aluminum to copper connections. http://ecatalog.fciconnect.com/fci/datasheet.asp?PN=PENA3a&FAM=Penetrox&P=127610,127601

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