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#14809 - 10/02/02 02:23 PM Aluminum wire prep product... help  
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I saw he local PoCo guys running a new service drop, and before installing their crimp-taps, they cleaned the wire with a semi-cylindrical abrasive type pad or wire brush that was about 6" long and almost encircled the conductor. It seems earier than a wire brush, or sand paper.
Anyone know what I'm talking about & where I can get some?


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#14810 - 10/02/02 03:34 PM Re: Aluminum wire prep product... help  
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ILSCO makes a blue wire brush for aluminum which is very flexible and semicircle in shape. Sorry I don't know the product number. Check with a local ILSCO distributor.


#14811 - 10/02/02 09:12 PM Re: Aluminum wire prep product... help  
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redsy -- You may be referring to item 4108 is the WH Salisbury Rubber catalog. See page 124 in their 2002 pdf catalog. whsalisbury.com [~18MB]


#14812 - 10/03/02 06:39 AM Re: Aluminum wire prep product... help  
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Thanks, guys.
The Salisbury product looks like the one, except for the hot-stick attachment fitting.
I got on Ilscos on-line catalog, but couldn't find it. I will check with some local distributors.


#14813 - 10/03/02 12:31 PM Re: Aluminum wire prep product... help  
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On the same page, Salisbury #4109 is liated as a "replacemnt brush." Maybe?



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