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#56396 - 09/21/05 08:42 AM UD Aluminum service lateral  
cgw  Offline
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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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#56397 - 09/22/05 05:30 AM Re: UD Aluminum service lateral  
sparky806  Offline
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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


#56398 - 09/22/05 12:27 PM Re: UD Aluminum service lateral  
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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)


#56399 - 09/22/05 01:52 PM Re: UD Aluminum service lateral  
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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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