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The 98079 is a robust copper compression lug designed for a conductor size of 500. Featuring a single 1/2-inch bolt hole, long barrel construction, and reliable tin plating, this lug ensures secure electrical connections and is easily identifiable with its distinctive brown color code.

Product Overview

The 98079 Copper Compression Lug is engineered for dependable electrical connections, accommodating a conductor size of 500 with its 1-hole design and 1/2-inch bolt size. The long barrel construction enhances conductivity and reliability, complemented by a durable tin-plated finish for corrosion resistance. The lug's brown color code facilitates quick identification within electrical systems, and its streamlined design, lacking a sight window, prioritizes functionality and efficiency across various applications.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Brown
  • Overall Length: 4.232 Inch
  • Barrel Length: 2.25 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 500 kcmil
  • Stud Size: 1/2 Inch
  • Die Index: I-87
  • Pad Size: 1.25 Inch L X 1.535 Inch W X 0.234 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 1
  • Barrel Type: Long Barrel
  • ID X OD: 0.828 Inch X 1.062 Inch
  • Barrel Entry: Chamfered
  • Temperature Rating: 90 Deg C

Uses and Cases 

  • High-Powered Equipment: Ideal for connecting large conductors in high-powered machinery, ensuring reliable electrical links for efficient equipment operation.
  • Power Substations: Suitable for use in power substations where high voltage connections (35 kV rating) are essential for the distribution of electrical power.
  • Utility Grids: Designed for utility applications, contributing to the stability and efficiency of electrical grids by providing secure connections for 500 kcmil conductors.
  • Industrial Facilities: Well-suited for industrial facilities to establish robust electrical connections, enhancing the overall reliability and performance of electrical systems.
  • Electrical Panels and Distribution Boxes: Appropriate for residential, commercial, or industrial electrical panels and distribution boxes, ensuring dependable connections for large conductors.
  • Renewable Energy Systems: Useful in solar or wind energy installations, supporting reliable connections for transmitting electrical power generated by renewable sources.
  • Chamfered Barrel Entry: The design with chamfered barrel entry enhances ease of installation, especially in situations where space is limited or configurations are complex.
  • Brown Color Code: The brown color code provides a visual identifier, making it easy to distinguish this lug within an electrical system.

Item Features 

  • Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper Material: Ensures high conductivity and corrosion resistance for reliable electrical connections.
  • Brown Color Code: Facilitates easy and quick identification within electrical systems.
  • 35 kV Voltage Rating: Suitable for applications requiring high voltage capabilities.
  • 500 kcmil Conductor Size: Designed to accommodate heavy-duty conductors for versatile use.
  • 1/2 Inch Stud Size: Compatible with standard stud sizes for ease of installation.
  • I-87 Die Index: Specifies the die index for proper crimping and termination.
  • Long Barrel Type: Enhances conductivity and provides a secure connection.
  • 0.828 Inch ID X 1.062 Inch OD: Precise dimensions for effective conductor accommodation.
  • Barrel Type Chamfered Entry: Streamlines installation, especially in confined spaces.
  • Temperature Rating 90 Deg C: Suitable for applications with moderate temperature requirements.