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What is the proper application and wire range of PDC lugs?

Inquiry:
How many wires of what size and range will Power Distribution Connectors accept, and what other criteria apply to application of these lugs?

Product Line:
Legacy and Powerpact MCCBs

Environment:
Industrial control panels and OEM equipment

Cause:
These special purpose lugs will accept multiple wires of different sizes and the number and size of wires are selection criteria

Resolution:

Power Distribution Lugs are special purpose and are not rated or certified for use in branch or feeder circuit applications.

General application information for these special purpose lugs:
• Only for use on the OFF (O) end circuit breaker and only when the OFF (O) end is the load end.
• For use in UL 508 Industrial Control Equipment Standard Applications.
• For use in UL 1995/CSA C22.2 No. 236 Heating and Cooling Equipment Standard Applications.
• For copper wire only.

For lug installation data, including wire size and number and torques, see table 2 in attached instruction bulletin 48040-929-04.
 
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