Ever been curious about the theft-deterrent performance of common 2/0 stranded copper versus the equivalent copper-covered steel wire? This test features the weapon of choice for most copper thieves: a machette. How many licks will it take to get through the center?
Why use copper-covered steel? It’s not just about theft deterrence. Copperweld is specifically engineered for superior ground fault protection. Copperweld brand ground wire provides a more cost-effective solution for conducting real-world faults, which are asymmetrical, shorter duration threats.