On Thu, 17 Apr 1997 15:51:52 -0500 "email@example.com"
>But I've heard rumor that a really good clamp connection with no
>metal will last just as long with no corrosion even underground. (Oh
>that statement doesn't start something!;)
Clamps do not make as good a connection as exothermic welding (it isn't
soldering at all). Clamps loosen due to a variety of reasons, cold flow
of the conductors under the clamp being chief among them. Can't cold-flow
when you're welded ... maybe grow or shrink a bit!
Yes, your statement started more learning!
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