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The 98040  is a high-quality 1-hole copper compression lug designed for robust electrical connections. With a conductor size of 500, 1/2in bolt size, standard barrel, and a sight window, this lug ensures secure and efficient electrical terminations. Its tin-plated surface and distinctive brown color code add durability and ease of identification, making it a reliable choice for various electrical applications.

Product Overview

The 98040 1-hole lug is engineered for optimal electrical performance, featuring a durable copper construction suitable for a conductor size of 500. Its 1/2in bolt size, standard barrel, and built-in sight window facilitate easy installation and inspection. The lug's tin-plated surface enhances corrosion resistance and conductivity, while the brown color code streamlines identification in complex electrical systems. Trust in the 98040 for secure and efficient electrical connections in a variety of applications.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Brown
  • Overall Length: 3.282 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 1.3 Inches
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 500 kcmil
  • Stud Size: 1/2 Inch
  • Die Index: I-87
  • Pad Size: 1.25 Inches L x 1.535 Inches W x 0.234 Inches Thk
  • Pad Holes: 1
  • Barrel Type: Standard
  • ID x OD Size: 0.828 Inch ID x 1.062 Inch OD
  • Barrel Entry: Chamfered
  • Temperature Rating: 90 Deg

Uses and Cases

  • Power Distribution Panels: The lug is suitable for connecting large conductors within power distribution panels, ensuring efficient power flow and reliable connections.
  • Industrial Equipment: In industrial settings, this lug can be employed to connect heavy-duty cables to equipment, machinery, or control systems, contributing to the overall stability and functionality of the industrial setup.
  • Renewable Energy Systems: Given its robust construction and high conductor size compatibility, the lug is ideal for use in renewable energy systems such as solar and wind installations, providing a dependable link between power sources and distribution components.
  • Electrical Substations: The lug's high voltage rating makes it suitable for applications in electrical substations, where it can be utilized to connect large conductors in the transmission and distribution of electrical power.
  • Construction and Infrastructure Projects: The lug finds application in construction projects, particularly in the wiring and connection of electrical components in buildings, bridges, or other infrastructure developments.
  • Telecommunications: For telecommunications infrastructure, the lug can be used to establish secure connections between power sources and equipment, ensuring a stable and reliable power supply for communication systems.
  • Data Centers: In data center environments, where a consistent and secure power supply is critical, the lug can be employed to connect heavy-duty power cables, contributing to the reliability of the data center's electrical infrastructure.
  • Emergency Power Systems: The lug can be utilized in emergency power systems and backup generators, providing a durable and efficient connection point for large conductors to ensure reliable power transfer during critical situations.

Item Features

  • Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper: Ensures a durable and corrosion-resistant construction for reliable electrical connections.
  • Brown Color: Facilitates easy identification in complex electrical systems.
  • 3.282 Inch Overall Length: Provides a compact design for versatile installation in various applications.
  • 35 kV Voltage Rating: Suitable for high-voltage applications, ensuring secure electrical connections.
  • 500 kcmil Conductor Size: Accommodates large conductors, making it versatile for different electrical setups.
  • 1/2 Inch Stud Size: Compatible with standard electrical studs for easy and secure installation.
  • I-87 Die Index: Indicates the appropriate die for use during crimping, ensuring proper termination.
  • 1.25 Inch L X 1.535 Inch W X 0.234 Inch Thk Pad Size: Provides ample surface area for a reliable connection.
  • 1 Pad Hole(s): Enables a secure attachment to the conductor.
  • Standard Barrel Type: Ensures a common design for compatibility with various connectors and tools.
  • Size 0.828 Inch ID X 1.062 Inch OD: Offers specific dimensions for optimal conductor compatibility.
  • Barrel Type Chamfered Entry: Facilitates smooth conductor insertion for efficient crimping.
  • Temperature Rating 90 Deg: Suitable for applications with elevated temperatures, ensuring consistent performance.