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Ground Breaking Changes to the NEC Regarding Bimetals
Due to research conducted by Westmoreland Metallurgical Laboratories, Copper Clad Aluminum (CCA) and Copper were proven to be similar metals on the galvanic scale. As a result, the NEC changed Section 110.14 to allow CCA and Cu conductors to terminate together in the same circuit.
The American Bimetallic Association would like to recognize the pioneering efforts of Condusal, SA, from the nation of El Salvador. Condusal is a family-owned electrical wire and cable manufacturer that recently completed 25 years in business.
The American Bimetallic Association is proud to have as its representatives the two newest members of Code Making Panel 6 of the National Electrical Code (NEC) of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), Mr. Peter Graser and Mr. Rodrigo O’Byrne.