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How to Properly Select Bonding Wire Assembly

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Bonding assemblies are used in combination with AFL dead end and suspension clamps to provide a path to ground from the Optical Ground Wire (OPGW) or Overhead Ground Wire (OHGW) to the support structure. AFL offers several bonding assemblies, including aluminum bonding wire, Copperclad bonding wire, tinned copper flexible braided bonding strap and tin-plated copper bonding wire. Most assemblies are available in a variety of lengths, terminal bend angles and lug sizes. Refer to this white paper to select the best bonding assembly configuration for your application.