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The 98053 is a high-quality 2-hole copper compression lug designed for secure electrical connections. With a conductor size of 3/0, 1/2in bolt size, and features like a standard barrel, sight window, and tin plating with an orange color code, this lug ensures reliable performance, easy inspection, and corrosion resistance.

Product Overview

The 98053 2-hole compression lug is a robust solution for electrical connections, accommodating 3/0 conductors and a 1/2in bolt size. The lug's 1-3/4in hole spacing provides flexibility in installation, while the standard barrel and sight window offer convenience during inspections. Its tin-plated finish not only ensures long-lasting performance but also makes it easily identifiable with its orange color code, making it an efficient and reliable choice for various electrical applications.


  • Material: Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper
  • Color: Orange
  • Overall Length: 4.189 Inches
  • Barrel Length: 0.75 Inch
  • Conductor Material: Copper
  • Voltage Rating: 35 kV
  • Conductor Size: 3/0 AWG
  • Stud Size: 1/2 Inch
  • Die Index: I-50
  • Pad Size: 3 Inches L x 0.885 Inch W x 0.125 Inch Thk
  • Pad Holes: 2
  • Pad Hole Spacing: 1-3/4 Inches
  • Barrel Type: Standard
  • ID x OD Size: 0.484 Inch x 0.609 Inch
  • Barrel Entry: Chamfered
  • Temperature Rating: 90°C

Uses and Cases 

  • Power Distribution Systems: Suitable for connecting 3/0 AWG conductors in power distribution panels, ensuring efficient and reliable electrical distribution within buildings and industrial facilities.
  • Renewable Energy Installations: Ideal for use in renewable energy systems such as solar and wind installations, where secure connections are crucial for the generation and distribution of clean energy.
  • Industrial Machinery: Its robust construction and high voltage rating make it suitable for connecting heavy-duty conductors in industrial machinery, ensuring a stable power supply for equipment and control circuits.
  • Electrical Panel Upgrades: Electricians may use this lug during upgrades to electrical panels, facilitating the connection of larger conductors and improving the overall capacity and performance of the electrical system.
  • Commercial Buildings: Applicable in commercial buildings for connecting 3/0 AWG conductors, ensuring a reliable power supply for lighting, HVAC systems, and other electrical equipment.
  • Telecommunications Infrastructure: The lug's secure compression and high-quality copper construction make it suitable for telecommunications equipment, ensuring dependable power and signal connections.
  • Construction Projects: Suitable for use in various construction projects where a reliable and compliant electrical connection is required, contributing to the overall safety and functionality of the electrical systems.

Item Features 

  • Seamless Electro-Tin Plated Copper Material: Provides reliable conductivity and corrosion resistance for secure electrical connections.
  • Orange Color: Allows for easy identification in diverse electrical setups.
  • Overall Length 4.189 Inches: Offers a compact and effective design for space-efficient installations.
  • 35 kV Voltage Rating: Suitable for high-voltage applications, ensuring secure power transmission.
  • 3/0 AWG Conductor Size: Accommodates heavy-duty conductors for various electrical needs.
  • 1/2 Inch Stud Size: Compatible with standard stud sizes, facilitating easy installation.
  • I-50 Die Index: Specifies the appropriate die for crimping applications.
  • 3 Inch L X 0.885 Inch W X 0.125 Inch Thk Pad Size: Provides a stable base for secure conductor connections.
  • 2 Pad Hole(S) and 1-3/4 Inch Pad Hole Spacing: Offers flexibility in mounting options.
  • Standard Barrel Type: Ensures compatibility with common crimping tools and methods.
  • Size 0.484 Inch ID X 0.609 Inch OD: Specifies the internal and external dimensions for precise fitting.
  • Barrel Type Chamfered Entry: Facilitates easy conductor insertion during installation.
  • Temperature Rating 90 Deg C: Suitable for a range of operating temperatures in diverse environments.