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From: (Chris BONDE)
Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2002 15:05:55 -0800
As far as I remember, if you donot have the proper connector between the Al 
and Cu you will have bad results.  The electrical power companies have a 
strong crimping methos.  The Cu and brass is what is generally used as 
brass is an alloy containing Cu.

Chris opr VE7HCB

At 11:19 PM 2002-01-10 -0500, Eric Rosenberg wrote:

>I'm putting together a Single Point Ground system and exterior box for 
>connectors, et al.
>I'm concerned that there will likely be dissimlar metals involved --
>The lightning arrestors (ICE and Polyphaser) are aluminum, the grounding 
>wires and cables are copper, and the panels for the box's interior panel 
>is aluminum and I can make ht eSPG whatever I want.
>My questions are this...will there be a problem with aluminum and copper 
>being bolted together?  Should I go to another metal?  What happens with 
>brass and copper?
>Thanks in advance,
>Eric W3DQ
>Washington, DC
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