Solid and stranded (classes AA and A) Bare Copper are suitable for overhead transmission and distribution applications. Stranded conductor of greater flexibility (classes B and C) are suitable for uninsulated hook up, jumpers, and grounds in electrical construction. Soft Drawn Copper is unilay construction.
Meets or Exceeds
Bare Copper wire and cable meets or exceeds the following ASTM specifications:
B-2 Medium-Hard Copper Wire
B-3 Soft or Annealed Copper Wire.
B-8 Concentric-Lay-Stranded Hard, Medium-Hard or Soft Copper Conductor.