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The 98083 is a high-quality 2-hole copper compression lug designed for a conductor size of 8. It features a long barrel, #10 bolt size, 5/8-inch hole spacing, and is tin plated, ensuring reliable and efficient electrical connections. The lug is distinguished by its red color code, making it easy to identify and manage in various electrical installations.

Product Overview

The 98083 2-hole copper compression lug is a robust and reliable solution for secure electrical connections. With a conductor size of 8, this lug is suitable for a range of applications, and its long barrel design enhances conductivity. The #10 bolt size and 5/8-inch hole spacing provide versatility, while the tin-plated finish ensures corrosion resistance and longevity. The red color code simplifies identification in complex wiring setups, making this lug an essential component for electrical professionals seeking durable and efficient connections.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Red
  • Overall Length: 2.257 Inch
  • Barrel Length: 0.812 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 8 AWG
  • Stud Size: #10
  • Die Index: I-21
  • Pad Size: 1.25 Inch L X 0.374 Inch W X 0.093 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 2
  • Pad Hole Spacing: 5/8 Inch
  • Barrel Type: Long Barrel with Chamfered Entry
  • Insulation ID/OD: 0.179 Inch ID X 0.272 Inch OD
  • Temperature Rating: 90 Deg C

Uses and Cases 

  • Panel Board Wiring: The lug is suitable for connecting 8 AWG conductors, making it ideal for panel board wiring where secure and efficient connections are crucial.
  • Power Distribution: In power distribution systems, the lug's 35 kV voltage rating ensures its reliability in handling medium to high voltage applications, contributing to a stable electrical network.
  • Industrial Equipment: This lug can be employed in industrial settings, providing a robust and durable connection for machinery and equipment that require an 8 AWG conductor size.
  • Temperature Resilience: With a temperature rating of 90 degrees Celsius, this lug can withstand elevated temperatures, making it suitable for applications where heat resistance is essential.
  • Chamfered Entry Barrel: The chamfered entry barrel design facilitates easy and efficient wire insertion, saving time and effort during installation.
  • Color-Coded Identification: The red color code enhances visibility and simplifies identification, which is particularly beneficial in complex wiring setups, reducing the risk of errors during installation and maintenance.

Item Features 

  • Versatile Connection: Designed for 8 AWG conductors, providing a versatile solution for electrical connections.
  • High Voltage Rating: With a 35 kV voltage rating, it ensures reliability in handling medium to high voltage applications.
  • Robust Construction: Constructed with seamless electro-tin plated copper for durability and longevity.
  • Secure Panel Board Wiring: Ideal for panel board wiring with a #10 stud size and 2-hole configuration.
  • Chamfered Entry Barrel: Facilitates easy wire insertion with a chamfered entry barrel design.
  • Temperature Resilience: With a temperature rating of 90°C, it withstands elevated temperatures in diverse operating conditions.
  • Color-Coded Identification: Red color code for easy identification and management in complex wiring setups.