What do you need to do to attach an aluminum wire to a copper wire ? – Home & Garden

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Do not do it! Aluminum and copper or dissimilar metals that expand and contract at different rates. For this reason you should never connect aluminum and copper together. This is a fire waiting to happen.

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Look for an approved connector. There are connectors that allow dissimilar wires to be spliced together. Look on the package to see if it has the symbol Al/Cu. These types of connectors are UL/CSA approved.

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