Copperhead’s most popular product for open cut applications

Unmatched by other copper-clad steel manufacturers, Copperhead High Strength Tracer Wire combines the strength of fully annealed high-carbon steel with the conductivity and corrosion resistance of solid copper. The result is an industry exclusive in strength and reliability. Copperhead High Strength Tracer Wire is an engineering breakthrough for the underground construction industry and a perfect all-around tracer wire for open cut applications.

Copperhead's High Strength Tracer Wire

  • Provided exclusively by Copperhead Industries
  • Superior impact strength – two times the tensile break strength of solid copper
  • Strong and flexible – fully annealed, high-carbon steel inner core gives the product its resiliency, strength, and allows it to stretch more than 15 percent to accommodate ground movement
  • Reliable – combines the strength of fully annealed high-carbon steel and the conductivity and corrosion resistance of solid copper
  • 11 percent lighter than solid copper means lower freight expenses
  • Virgin high density polyethylene coating offers superior protection underground

Product Specs

High Strength 1830

Part Number

1830*-HS** (* insulation color. ** spool size)

Application

Open Cut

Wire Gauge

18 awg

Spool Size

500, 1000, 2500

Break Load

107 lb

Coating Thickness

30 mil

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High Strength 1630

Part Number

1630*-HS** (* insulation color. ** spool size)

Application

Open Cut

Wire Gauge

16 awg

Spool Size

500, 1000, 2500

Break Load

144 lb

Coating Thickness

30 mil

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High Strength 1430

Part Number

1430*-HS** (* insulation color. ** spool size)

Application

Open Cut

Wire Gauge

14 awg

Spool Size

500, 1000, 2500

Break Load

282 lb

Coating Thickness

30 mil

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High Strength 1230

Part Number

1230*-HS** (* insulation color. ** spool size)

Application

Open Cut

Wire Gauge

12 awg

Spool Size

500, 1000, 2500

Break Load

452 lb

Coating Thickness

30 mil

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High Strength 1030

Part Number

1030*-HS** (* insulation color. ** spool size)

Application

Open Cut

Wire Gauge

10 awg

Spool Size

500, 1000, 2500

Break Load

684 lb

Coating Thickness

30 mil

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