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The 98001 Copper Compression Lug is a reliable electrical connector designed for 8 AWG conductors with a #10 stud size. Featuring a standard barrel, one-hole configuration, and a sight window, this tin-plated lug ensures a secure connection for optimal conductivity, while its red color code simplifies identification.

Product Overview

The 98001 Compression Lug is meticulously crafted for efficiency, accommodating 8 AWG conductors with a #10 bolt size, making it suitable for various electrical applications. The lug's one-hole design facilitates easy installation, and the inclusion of a sight window allows for visual confirmation of a secure connection. Its durable copper construction, coupled with a standard barrel and tin plating, ensures long-lasting performance, making it an essential component for electrical systems demanding reliability and precision.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Red
  • Overall Length: 1.257 Inch
  • Barrel Length: 0.5 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 8 AWG
  • Stud Size: #10
  • Die Index: I-21
  • Pad Size: 0.562 Inch L X 0.374 Inch W X 0.093 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 1
  • Barrel Type: Standard
  • ID X OD Size: 0.179 Inch ID X 0.272 Inch OD
  • Barrel Entry: Chamfered
  • Temperature Rating: 90 Deg C

Uses and Cases 

  • Power Distribution Panels: The 98001 lug is ideal for connecting 8 AWG conductors to power distribution panels, ensuring secure and reliable electrical connections.
  • Industrial Equipment Wiring: Use this lug to terminate 8 AWG copper conductors in industrial settings, providing a durable and efficient solution for wiring machinery and equipment.
  • Renewable Energy Systems: In solar or wind energy installations, the 98001 lug can be employed to establish connections between power cables and components, ensuring efficient energy transfer.
  • Electrical Panel Upgrades: During electrical panel upgrades or renovations, the 98001 lug facilitates the connection of 8 AWG conductors to circuit breakers or bus bars, promoting a secure and compliant installation.
  • Electrical Wiring in Construction: Whether in residential or commercial construction, this lug is suitable for connecting 8 AWG wires, providing a reliable solution for various wiring needs.
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure: The lug can be utilized in the telecommunications industry for connecting copper conductors in communication panels or networking equipment, ensuring stable and efficient signal transmission.
  • Utility Substations: In utility substations, where robust and reliable electrical connections are crucial, the 98001 lug can be employed to terminate conductors and maintain a high level of conductivity.
  • Electrical Grounding Systems: This lug is suitable for grounding applications, ensuring effective bonding and grounding of electrical systems to enhance safety and prevent electrical hazards.
  • Equipment Grounding: Use the 98001 lug for equipment grounding to establish a secure connection between equipment and grounding conductors, contributing to overall electrical system safety.
  • Control Panel Wiring: In control panel assemblies, the 98001 lug can be used to terminate control wiring, providing a reliable and efficient solution for the interconnection of various control components.

Item Features 

  • Material Composition: Constructed from high-quality materials, the lug is durable and ensures a robust connection. The specifics of the material composition may include corrosion-resistant materials for extended product life.
  • Design: The lug features a 1-hole design, making it suitable for a variety of applications where a single-point connection is required. This design facilitates easy and efficient installation.
  • Conductor Size Compatibility: Designed to accommodate 8 AWG conductors, the lug is well-suited for a specific range of wire sizes, ensuring a secure and proper fit for the intended application.
  • Stud Size Compatibility: The lug is designed to fit #10 stud sizes, providing compatibility with standard stud dimensions commonly found in electrical components like terminals, bus bars, or circuit breakers.
  • Die Index: The lug is specified with a die index (I-21), indicating compatibility with a particular crimping tool or die set for proper installation.
  • Pad Size and Configuration: The lug features specific dimensions for its pad, ensuring compatibility with a range of applications. The configuration, including the number of holes, is tailored to suit the intended use.
  • Color Coding: The lug is designed with a distinctive red color, aiding in easy visual identification during installation or maintenance.
  • Barrel Type: Featuring a standard barrel type, the lug ensures a secure and stable connection between the conductor and the lug, contributing to the overall reliability of the electrical system.
  • Temperature Rating: The lug is rated for a specific temperature, such as 90 degrees Celsius, indicating its capability to perform reliably under a range of operating conditions.