Aluminum wire light fixtures

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Old 04-28-05, 10:41 AM
NrsKid
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Aluminum wire light fixtures

I recently purchased light fixtures I am ready to install. It appears that the wire is shiny silver and not copper. Or is the wire actually copper and tinned of sorts. Do I need special wire nuts to connect the two if it is aluminum wire. I have also seen the same type of aluminum looking wire on dimmer switches (Leviton) That you buy @ home improvement stores etc..
 
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Old 04-28-05, 01:24 PM
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If the fixture is new the wires is tinned copper.
 
 

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