Copperweld and electrical safety have gone hand in hand since our foundation in 1915. In 1918, we invented the Copperweld ground rod, the cornerstone of safety for grounding electrode systems world-wide. In the early 1970’s, our commitment to safety led to the addition of CCA wire and cable to our product portfolio. Copperweld leads in setting the standard for the highest quality copper-bimetallic conductors in the world.
Over a century of proof
Few companies within the electrical industry can claim a history as long and heralded as Copperweld. This speaks to the reliability of copper bimetals as a material, as well as to the high-level of mission-resolve and quality-commitment of our employees and stakeholders.
The impact of excellence in operations
Reliability in large part depends upon the correct manufacture and assembly of a final product. Employing standardized raw materials of the highest quality begins the Copperweld process. By merging time-tested cladding and wire-drawing technologies with modern extrusion equipment—all while employing strict in-process quality systems based upon TQM concepts—Copperweld can deliver the Code-compliant consistency required by industry.
The continuous improvement of the product
Quality assurance at Copperweld also depends on performance testing. In this endeavor, Copperweld routinely conducts in-house performance testing to develop better products. We also test via third-party laboratories when a degree of objectivity is required. Having the resolve to continuously improve in terms of product performance, Copperweld can assure the market a quality product that surpasses industry safety standards.
Product safety listings from Nationally Recognized Test Laboratories (NRTLs)
Third-party testing and listing programs aim to give assurance to the industry that a conductor will not expose the public to fire or electricution. All Copperweld building wire is fully accredited through listing programs by NRTL’s such as Intertek (ETL) and Underwriters Laboratories (UL).