Pros and Cons of Aluminum Wiring

The aluminum wiring had been in use since the invention of electricity. A war type situation had emerged in the 1970s regarding the use of aluminum or copper in the electrical wiring. The use of aluminum was because of the many good reasons that aluminum bears. Though, at the same time aluminum bears a lot [...]

Insights to Aluminum Wiring

Aluminum is a very good conductor and has been used in wiring for a long time before copper was introduced. Aluminum is not more in use now as copper has been replaced with it. However, copper wiring is not considered as the wiring best feasible and suitable after 1980 and has been standardized as well. [...]

Aluminum Wiring Issues and Dangers

Aluminum wiring was widely used in the sixties and seventies, it is still used today albeit on a much smaller scale. In a report published by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), it is stated that homes that have aluminum wiring are 55 times more susceptible to fire hazards” than homes that have copper [...]

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