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UD Aluminum service lateral #56396
09/21/05 07:42 AM
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cgw  Offline OP
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Rochester NY
Anyone using UD aluminum for service laterals in lieu of copper due to costs?
(in conduit or direct burial)

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Re: UD Aluminum service lateral #56397
09/22/05 04:30 AM
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Shawnee, KS, USA
I don't use it, but I do have an underground AL service to replace with copper today due to the conductors turning to powder.

Richard

Re: UD Aluminum service lateral #56398
09/22/05 11:27 AM
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Newfane, N.Y USA
URD is used alot around here, including feeders to outbuildings. In pipe sometimes, sometimes not.(other than where it exits the earth)

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09/22/05 12:52 PM
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north logan, utah, US
Around here all I see is URD run for service laterals, if installed properly it is a good system.

Chris


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