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 The 98044A is a reliable copper compression lug designed for electrical applications. With a conductor size of 8, 2 holes for secure fastening with 1/4in bolts, and a standard barrel featuring a sight window, this tin-plated lug ensures efficient and durable performance, complemented by its red color code for easy identification.

Product Overview

The 98044A 2-Hole Lug is a versatile solution for electrical connections, featuring a conductor size of 8 and accommodating 1/4in bolts through its 2 holes, providing a secure and stable fit. The lug's standard barrel construction, coupled with a convenient sight window, ensures both reliability and ease of inspection during installation. With 5/8in hole spacing and a red color code, it facilitates efficient identification and installation, making it an ideal choice for a variety of electrical projects. The tin-plated copper construction adds durability, making it suitable for applications where a reliable and corrosion-resistant connection is essential.


  • Material: Seamless Electro Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Red
  • Overall Length: 2.132 Inch
  • Barrel Length: 0.5 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 8 AWG
  • Stud Size: 1/4 Inch
  • Die Index: I-21
  • Pad Size: 1.437 Inch L X 0.486 Inch W X 0.093 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 2
  • Pad Hole Spacing: 5/8 Inch
  • Barrel Type: Standard
  • Inner Diameter: 0.179 Inch
  • Outer Diameter: 0.272 Inch
  • Cable Entry: Chamfered Type

Uses and Cases 

  • Industrial Wiring: Suitable for industrial wiring applications, providing a secure and durable connection for 8 AWG conductors in electrical panels and machinery.
  • Power Distribution Panels: Ideal for use in power distribution panels, ensuring reliable connections between electrical components and conductors.
  • Electrical Cabinets: Used in electrical cabinets to facilitate the secure termination of 8 AWG conductors, maintaining the integrity of the electrical system.
  • Utility Substations: With its 35 kV voltage rating and robust construction, the lug is suitable for utility substations, ensuring dependable connections in high-voltage environments.
  • Renewable Energy Systems: Suitable for use in solar or wind energy installations, providing a reliable and corrosion-resistant connection for 8 AWG conductors.
  • Commercial Buildings: Used in various electrical applications within commercial buildings, ensuring safe and efficient electrical connections.
  • Telecommunication Installations: Suitable for telecommunication installations where secure and durable connections are essential for maintaining signal integrity.
  • Electrical Maintenance and Repairs: Whether during routine maintenance or repairs, this lug can be utilized for establishing or replacing connections, ensuring reliability in electrical systems.

Item Features 

  • Seamless Electro Tin Plated Copper Material: Ensures efficient electrical conductivity and corrosion resistance.
  • Red Color: Facilitates easy identification within electrical systems.
  • 2.132 Inch Overall Length: Provides sufficient space for secure and reliable connections.
  • 0.5 Inch Barrel Length: Offers a standardized length for consistent installations.
  • 35 kV Voltage Rating: Suitable for high-voltage applications, ensuring reliability.
  • 8 AWG Conductor Size: Accommodates a range of conductor sizes for versatility.
  • 1/4 Inch Stud Size: Compatible with standard 1/4-inch bolts for secure fastening.
  • I-21 Die Index: Specifies die requirements for proper crimping.
  • 1.437 Inch L X 0.486 Inch W X 0.093 Inch Thk Pad Size: Provides a well-defined area for conductor termination.
  • 2 Pad Hole(S); 5/8 Inch Pad Hole Spacing: Allows flexibility in mounting configurations.
  • Standard Barrel Type: Ensures compatibility with various connectors and tools.
  • Inner Diameter 0.179 Inch; Outer Diameter 0.272 Inch: Specifies dimensions for accurate fitting.
  • Chamfered Type Cable Entry: Facilitates smooth conductor insertion during installation.