grounding conductor type

Old 09-08-03, 08:18 PM
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grounding conductor type

Is there any advantage/disadvantage to using bare #4 stranded wire as opposed to bare #4 solid for a grounding conductor. I think that the stranded would be a little easier to manipulate through the conduits and panel.
Old 09-09-03, 07:12 AM
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The code makes no distinction in this application. Stranded is easier to handle, but a little tougher to terminate under screws. If the termination is a lug with a set screw, either stranded or solid works fine.

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