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Enhancing Electrical Grounding Systems with AFL’s Swage Grounding Accessories

In a world where electricity powers our everyday lives, ensuring a reliable electrical grounding system is crucial. Complementing AFL’s entire substation family,  Swage Grounding Accessories are essential components for robust grounding systems as they are designed to improve the durability of electrical and optical infrastructures. 

Pictured Above: AFL’s Swage Grounding Accessories Diagram

Their performance and versatility make them an ideal choice for a wide range of industries and applications, such as power distribution, telecommunications, oil and gas and industrial manufacturing. These products offer a distinct advantage by eliminating the need for a certified welder, allowing electric utilities to install accessories faster and more efficiently. Swaging has become the preferred solution, especially in areas facing a shortage of qualified welders or when inclement weather conditions prevent installation. 

Other key features and benefits of swage grounding accessories include:

Superior Performance
Engineered to provide low resistance and excellent conductivity, swage grounding accessories ensure optimal electrical performance in grounding applications. Their design minimizes the risk of corrosion, enhancing longevity and performance even in harsh environments.

Easy Installation
These accessories are designed for straightforward installation, enabling efficient and reliable grounding connections. Performed by AFL Swage360® Tooling, Swage connectors require a 360-degree compression that securely attaches the connector to the grounding conductor, providing a permanent and robust connection.

Swage grounding accessories come in a variety of sizes and configurations to accommodate different wire gauges and grounding applications. Whether it's copper or aluminum conductors, solid or stranded wires or various grounding electrode types, there are Swage connectors available to suit your specific needs.

Compliance and Safety
Swage grounding accessories are manufactured to meet industry standards and regulations, ensuring compliance and safety in electrical grounding systems. They undergo rigorous testing and quality control processes to deliver reliable performance and meet the demands of diverse applications.

Learn more about our Swage Grounding Accessories and contact your local AFL representative to determine which product is right for you.