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Aluminum Wiring Repair Procedure - Page 1 Color photos and descriptive captions from CPSC Meeting 9/28/95. In this document aluminum wire twist-on connector failures and repair procedures are described, including aluminum wire repair methods which work and methods which do not work and are unsafe.
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A Description of Alumnum Electrical Wiring Repair Procedures, Which Repairs Work & Which Aluminum Wire Repairs Fail - US CPSC Presentation
Color photos of aluminum wire repair procedures, and photos of failed connectors are included.
This document series describes hazards with existing aluminum wiring repair products, explains the aluminum wiring failure mechanism,
and reviews recommended retrofit procedures including use of readily-available materials.
This information was presented to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission by Dr. J. Aronstein, 9/28/95.
The minutes of that meeting were obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and posted by Daniel Friedman January 1996.
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1. Commonly used instruction for pigtailing using twist-on connector. This instruction has been widely published and distributed by UL, by trade journals and instruction books, and in the
National Electric Code Handbook. Since about 1985, until now, no twist-on connectors were listed by UL for this purpose.
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