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Old 11-06-2009, 04:50 PM   #1
 
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Tying in aluminum wire to copper wire...legal? safe?


I have a 3rd floor that I would like to remodel. I want to install a cooktop stove in the kitchen. There is 6-2 aluminum SE that I traced all the way down to the basement near the panel. (actually it is about 3 feet short of the panel.)

Am I allowed to splice that 6-2 AL wire to 6-2 CU romex. (in a junction box of course - 4"x4"x2 1/8") If so, I would presume I need to use No-Ox before I nut them together. I would also be using a 2-pole 50amp breaker in the panel.

Please let me know of the code/safety of this plan.
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Use Polaris connectors and you will be legal and safe.
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Use Polaris connectors and you will be legal and safe.
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