Machining Industrial Quality Copper

Lugs, Adapters, and Connectors

Machining industrial grade copper since 1992, American Power Connection Systems has the knowledge to machine almost any lug, adapter, and connector.

Specializing in the machining of copper lugs, copper adapters, and copper connectors, American Power Connection Systems understands the demands of the electrical market. Using only industrial grade copper, we have a commitment to superior quality and customer satisfaction.
We use copper because of its dexterity, ductility, and malleability properties. Using our machining capabilities, we create machined copper lugs, adapters, and connectors to bridge electrical circuits, no matter the shape required.

American Power Connection Systems’ Machining Capabilities:

  • Boring
  • Drilling
  • In-Place Machining
  • Knurling
  • Milling
  • On-Site Machining
  • Reaming
  • Shaping
  • Slotting
  • Tapping
  • Thread Cutting
  • Thread Milling
  • Turning

American Power Connection Systems’ Machining Specifications:

  • Prototyping
  • Design
  • Engineering
  • 3 Axis CNC Machining:
    • Production Quantity: 1 to 50,000
    • Maximum Part Size: 30″ x 60″
    • Tolerances: ±0.001″

We use Copper C101 for our products, an internationally maintained standard for copper which means our customers only receive industrial quality products.

Physical Properties of Copper C101:

Density: 8.92 g/cm3
Melting Point: 1083°C
Modulus of Elasticity: 117GPa
Electrical Resistivity: 0.0171 x 10-6Ωm
Thermal Conductivity: 391.1W/mK
Thermal Expansion: 16.9 x 10-6/K

Chemical Properties of Copper C101:

Corrosion Resistance: Excellent. Susceptible to galvanic corrosion when coupled with iron, aluminum, magnesium, lead, tin, and zinc. Great resistance to atmospheric, brackish water, seawater, and non-oxidizing acid corrosion. Avoid heating in oxidizing atmospheres and or exposing to oxidizers.

Some of Our Recent Work:

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