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#26209 - 06/01/03 04:43 PM Stranded wire/screw terminal link?
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Was there a consensus on the suitability of stranded wire on screw terminals?
I never thought there was an issue, but it came up on a job the other day.

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#26210 - 06/01/03 06:52 PM Re: Stranded wire/screw terminal link?
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From UL Guide RTRT. "Terminals of the wire-binding screw, setscrew, or screw-actuated back wired clamping types are suitable for use with both solid and stranded building wires."
I really don't like stranded wire on the screw terminals, but UL says it is ok.
Don

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#26211 - 06/02/03 03:42 AM Re: Stranded wire/screw terminal link?
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Thank you, Don.

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#26212 - 06/02/03 12:26 PM Re: Stranded wire/screw terminal link?
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I've seen the use of crimp on spade lugs connecting terminal screws to stranded wire. The ones with insulation where the crimping action happens. I don't know what the code has to say about this.....

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#26213 - 06/08/03 12:27 AM Re: Stranded wire/screw terminal link?
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