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Galvan Type DGC Drive-On Ground Clamps Make UL-Listed Copper-Clad Rod Connections Simple


HARRISBURG, NC - Galvan Industries is now offering a line of drive-on ground clamps that are a perfect choice for use on all 5/8-inch diameter UL Listed copper-clad ground rods in direct-burial applications.

Produced in the U.S., Galvan Type DGC ground clamps are made out of high-strength copper alloy - the same material used for UL Listed "acorn" configuration ground rod clamps. The clamps securely bond one or two No. 4 or No. 6 solid copper conductors.

No special tools are needed for installing DGC model drive-on clamps, just a hammer. During the drive phase of installation, compression ensures maximum direct surface-to-surface copper contact between a conductor and ground rod electrode. Using a drive head to drive a rod into soil reduces risk of mushrooming and deformation on rod ends and makes installation of the drive-on clamp easier.

Galvan Industries' electrical grounding products are used in a wide variety of residential, commercial and industrial applications. These include construction, cable TV, lightning protection, power generation, telecommunications and OEM markets.

To learn more, or for ordering, contact Galvan Industries at 1-800-277-5678, Fax (704) 455-5215; e-mail: rmontambo@galvanelectrical.com. Visit Galvan on the web at www.galvanelectrical.com.






 
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