service wire

Originally Posted By: jane molina
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Hi All


The service wire coming into the main panel , 120/240 are they copper


wires or aluminum?


Originally Posted By: kmcmahon
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Did you mean to attach a photo, or is this a general question?



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Originally Posted By: jane molina
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No photo Kevin , Thanks Joe


Originally Posted By: rbracklow
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Jane,


The Utilities typically use stranded uluminum service wires, or service drops. Copper is llighter and a lot less expensive for the utilities to run, even if they have to up-size one wire size for the same ampacity!!

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rbracklow wrote:
Copper is llighter and a lot less expensive for the utilities to run, even if they have to up-size one wire size for the same ampacity!!


Ron, don't you mean aluminum?


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Paul,


You're absolutely right!! Duh! ![icon_redface.gif](upload://f7DX2EWhmUfsDapWaYT3oJHMCj1.gif) ![icon_redface.gif](upload://f7DX2EWhmUfsDapWaYT3oJHMCj1.gif)

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