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The 98010E  is a high-quality 1-hole copper compression lug designed for secure electrical connections. Featuring a conductor size of 3, a 1/2-inch bolt size, standard barrel, sight window, and tin-plated construction with a distinctive white color code, it ensures both performance and easy identification in electrical installations.

Product Overview

The 98010E  Copper Compression Lug provides a reliable solution for connecting 3 AWG conductors, with a 1/2-inch bolt size and standard barrel for versatile installation. The inclusion of a sight window enhances functionality, while the tin-plated copper construction ensures optimal conductivity and durability. The white color code facilitates easy identification, making this lug suitable for various applications, from industrial panels to commercial buildings, where secure and efficient electrical connections are crucial.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: White
  • Overall Length: 2.13 Inch
  • Barrel Length: 0.625 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 3 AWG
  • Stud Size: 1/2 Inch
  • Die Index: I-29
  • Pad Size: 1.25 Inch L X 0.75 Inch W X 0.1 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 1
  • Barrel Type: Standard
  • Inner Diameter/Outer Diameter: 0.275 Inch ID X 0.375 Inch OD
  • Barrel Entry Type: Chamfered Entry
  • Temperature Rating: 90 Deg C

Uses and Cases 

  • Industrial Equipment and Machinery: Ideal for connecting 3 AWG conductors in industrial panels and machinery, providing a secure and efficient electrical connection for optimal equipment performance.
  • Power Distribution Systems: Suitable for use in power distribution systems, contributing to reliable connections in distribution panels and junction boxes.
  • Commercial Building Wiring: Applicable in commercial buildings for various wiring applications, ensuring stable and secure connections in electrical systems.
  • Control Panels and HVAC Systems: Employed in control panels and HVAC systems to establish secure connections, contributing to the proper functioning of control systems and heating/cooling equipment.
  • Renewable Energy Installations: Used in renewable energy projects, such as solar panel installations, to establish secure connections for efficient power transmission.
  • Telecommunication Infrastructure: Finds application in telecommunication installations, providing reliable connections for power supply and grounding.
  • Utility Poles and Substations: Applied in utility poles and substations to establish secure connections between conductors, ensuring the efficient and safe transmission of electrical power.
  • Emergency Backup Systems: Used in installations with emergency backup systems, such as generators and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) units, to maintain reliable electrical connections during power outages.
  • Data Centers: Finds application in data centers for connecting conductors, ensuring the continuous and uninterrupted operation of servers and electronic equipment through secure electrical connections.
  • Residential Electrical Wiring: Suitable for residential electrical wiring applications, ensuring secure connections in household electrical panels and circuits.

Item Features 

  • Durable Construction: Made of seamless electro-tin plated copper for durability and reliable electrical connections.
  • Distinctive Color Code: White color facilitates quick and easy identification in various applications.
  • Optimal Length: With a 2.13-inch overall length, it provides versatility in accommodating different wiring configurations.
  • Versatile Barrel Design: Standard barrel type with chamfered entry allows flexibility in installation across various electrical setups.
  • Sight Window Inclusion: Features a sight window for convenient visual inspection of connections, enhancing maintenance.
  • High Voltage Endurance: Rated for a voltage of 35 kV, suitable for applications with varying power requirements.
  • Conductor Size Compatibility: Designed for 3 AWG conductors, offering versatility for different wiring needs.
  • Secure Stud Size: Accommodates a 1/2-inch stud size for robust and reliable connections.
  • Die Index Specification: Features an I-29 die index, indicating compatibility with specific crimping tools.
  • Optimal Pad Size: Pad size of 1.25 inches in length by 0.75 inches in width with a thickness of 0.1 inch.
  • Inner Diameter/Outer Diameter: 0.275-inch inner diameter and 0.375-inch outer diameter for accurate fitting in various applications.
  • Temperature Resilience: Can withstand temperatures up to 90 degrees Celsius, ensuring stability in diverse operating conditions.