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I did a job on a pedestal at a a RV park, and the park is around 60 years old and each pedestal is feed with 2/0 Alu wire, the one I worked on burned up,
So, I installed a new pedestal, and used Noalox on the lugs where the ALU wire goes, The question is, I also put Noalox on the copper wire also, was that the
right thing to do, can I use Noalox on copper to copper, and will I have any future issues,????? see picture of the damaged box,

Thank you. for any and all information.
Reyamkram
 

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I doubt that Noalox on copper wire will be of any concern. I do not use it on copper often but I have been known to fill wirenuts up and use it on copper connection in a ground junction box.
 

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Now that I did and put it on the copper wires also, I talked to a few people in the trade, and they say that was not a good idea.

Thank you, for your replay,
Here’s the problem with tradesmen that make statements based on opinion not fact. You most likely can look at the container and it will tell you what I just copied from a manufacturer’s website.


NON-GRIT - ILSCO DE-OX series is suitable for aluminum or copper terminations.
ZINC - ILSCO DE-OX-Z series contains flecks of zinc providing improved pull-out strength and reduced operating temperatures for aluminum or copper terminations.
 
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