Light fixture wires

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Old 08-18-14, 04:08 PM
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Light fixture wires

I bought some new light fixtures. All the wiring on the fixtures look like aluminum wiring. Did I buy the wrong fixtures?
 
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Old 08-18-14, 04:25 PM
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No. That is tinned copper. Cut a small piece off and look at a cross section.
 
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Tinned copper is the most likely but it could be some other metal, even steel. Definitely not aluminum.
 
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