Earth Rods

EARTH RODS - LECTRO-TECH electroplated copper onto high tensile steel rod;
     - A pure copper jacket,
     - Full adherance of copper jacket to steel core,
     - No cracking of copper jacket during bending.
     - For an expected service life of earth rods see Basic Earthing Protection.
LECTRO-TECH earth rods are available in different diameters, lengths and μm copper.

SABS 250μm copper

B Grade < 40μm copper

   
Threaded
SABS 250μm copper B Grade < 40μm copper
R-M16x1.2GrA
R-M16x1.5GrA
R-M16x1.8GrA
R-M16x2.4GrA
R-M16x1.2GrB
R-M16x1.5GrB
R-M16x1.8GrB
R-M16x2.4GrB
Un-threaded
SABS 250μm copper B Grade < 40μm copper
R-16x1.2GrA
R-16x1.5GrA
R-16x1.8GrA
R-16x2.4GrA
R-16x1.2GrB
R-16x1.5GrB
R-16x1.8GrB
R-16x2.4GrB
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Specification: 250μm Earth Rods
- Steel core: 600 MPa
- Copper: 99.9% pure electrolytic copper
- Copper Thickness: 250 microns
- Copper Structure: Very fine grain structure and highly ductile
- Copper Bonding: Fully bonded with steel core
- Threads: Rolled into copper M16x2 - 6g
- Nominal Diameter over Copper: 14.5mm
- Ends: Chamfer and Pointed (2mm and 6mm x 45deg)

SABS Mark of Quality:
Manufacturers producing earth rods to this standard may, under a mark permit issued by the SABS, apply the certificate mark to the commodity as evidence to the purchaser that the commodity is being made in accordance with the standard and that compliance with its requirements is ensured by tests and inspections carried out by the SABS.

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Right-click on enlarged view to print.

 

EARTH RODS - LECTRO-TECH stainless steel:
- ends threaded M16x2 or plain ends
- are used where galvanic corrosion is likely to effect the earth rods due to
  dissimilar metals buried in close proximity
- are more anodic than copper and are more effective against corrosion problems


Type C
Type W
R=12 x 1.2C
12 mm dia shank, copper plated<40μm
R-10x1.0W
R-10x1.2W
10 mm dia shank, copper plated<40μm

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