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#7381 - 02/01/02 10:02 PM Wire Reducers  
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Anyone here know if a manufacturer like Burndy or the like makes wire reducers, for reducing larger size wires at large breakers?. I somewhat remember using them years ago, but am not sure. This part of the latest project has 4 parallel runs of 3-750's, sized for the distance, terminating at a 1200 amp 3-pole. The breaker was sent with provisions for up to 4- 500's per pole. Its a Seimen's "Sentra" Breaker.I think I remember being able to get hyd. press on reducers with a solid end that would fit.Just not sure if they are available in that size.Any thoughts?

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NS4M


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#7382 - 02/01/02 11:12 PM Re: Wire Reducers  
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You must be talking about these. They are available from Ilsco and other manufacturers. This one (Ilsco) is available in 750MCM size with a 500MCM size pin. The offset variety, unfortunately, are available for aluminum only. www.ilsco.com/

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#7383 - 02/02/02 12:10 AM Re: Wire Reducers  
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Thanks for the info, Nick.
cheers,
NS4M


#7384 - 02/02/02 12:25 AM Re: Wire Reducers  
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ahhhh a mack adapter...correct me if i am wrong.


#7385 - 02/02/02 07:06 AM Re: Wire Reducers  
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