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Is the use of Noalox antioxidant, for termination to Panelboards, prohibited?

Published date: 04 October 2019

Issue:
Can a Noalox antioxidant, for termination to Panelboards, prohibited?

Product Line:
NQ/ NF/ I Line/ QMB

Environment:
Installation

Cause:
Restrictions

Resolution:
The use of an antioxidant , such as Noalox, on Panelboard Main Lugs is not required.
The lugs are UL listed for use with copper or aluminum conductors without the use of ANY anti-oxidation supplement.  The use of an antioxidant is not prohibited, but assurrances must be made that the brand used, is a  NON PETROLEUM  based product.  If a petroleum based product is used and comes in contact with the insulating base, the insulating base material can be degraded.  
 

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