Copper Coated Ground Rods

  • Galvan’s copper coated rods have a heavy, uniform coating of copper metallurgically bonded to a rigid steel core.
  • Color-coded to reduce errors.
  • UL Listed rods have 10-mil minimum (254 microns) copper plating. UL/RUS models have 13-mil minimum of copper but 10-mil coating is acceptable.
  • Listed to UL-467 specification.
  • Meets NEMA GR-1
  • Galvan manufactures copper-coated rods under patent 6,527,934.
  • Rods less than eight feet or less than 10 mils of copper, do not meet UL requirements, nor the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • RUS accepts 10 mils of copper. Please see page 5.
  • Made in USA. 
    Veteran owned company. 
Catalog NumberDiameter X LengthDiameter x Length (metric) ApproximateActual Diameter InchesMatching Threadless CouplingSub & MasterBundleWt. per 100 lb (kg)NAED UPC No. 632591-Color Code
50051/2" x 5'12 mm x 1.5 m0.471-0.4815 / 100275 (125)61125-1Green
50061/2" x 6'12 mm x 1.8 m0.471-0.4815 / 100330 (150)61126-8Green
5008L*1/2" x 8'12.8 mm x 2.4 m0.500-0.51050-TC5 / 100550 (250)61138-1Orange
5009L*1/2" x 9'12.8 mm x 2.7 m0.500-0.51050-TC5 / 100621 (282)61309-5N/A
5010L*1/2" x 10'12.8 mm x 3 m0.500-0.51050-TC5 / 100690 (313)61130-5Orange
62565/8" x 6'13.8 mm x 1.8 m0.539-0.5495 / 100510 (231)61586-0Red
6256-10M5/8" x 6'14.2 mm x 1.8 m0.555-0.56560-TC5 / 100510 (231)61527-3Copper
6258*5/8" x 8'14.2 mm x 2.4 m0.555-0.56560-TC5 / 100680 (308)61588-4Copper
6258G13**5/8" x 8'14.2 mm x 2.4 m0.555-0.56560-TC5 / 100700 (318)61217-3Yellow
6260G13**5/8" x 10'14.2 mm x 3 m0.555-0.56560-TC5 / 100860 (390)61218-0Yellow
6260*5/8" x 10'14.2 mm x 3 m0.555-0.56560-TC5 / 100860 (390)61580-8Copper
6260-CFE*5/8" x 10'15.9 mm x 3 m0.625-0.6355 / 1001081 (491)61523-5Copper
6262*5/8" x 12'14.2 mm x 3.7 m0.555-0.56560-TC51030 (467)61474-0Copper
6265*5/8" x 15'14.2 mm x 4.6 m0.555-0.56560-TC51290 (585)61475-7Copper
7508*3/4" x 8'17.3 mm x 2.4 m0.673-0.68370-TC5 / 501000 (454)61548-8Black
7510*3/4" x 10'17.3 mm x 3 m0.673-0.68370-TC5 / 501255 (569)61340-8Black
7512*3/4" x 12'17.3 mm x 3.7 m0.673-0.68370-TC51506 (683)61476-4Black
7515*3/4" x 15'17.3 mm x 4.6 m0.673-0.68370-TC51880 (853)61477-1Black
1010*1" x 10'25.4 mm x 3 m0.907-0.917GRC-100GP5 / 502248 (1020)61440-5N/A

Notes:
* These rods are UL Listed
** These rods meet UL and have 13 mils minimum of copper. RUS accepts 10 mils of copper.
For exothermic welds, visit www.thermoweld.com.

Copper Coated Sectional Ground Rods

  • Threaded on both ends.
  • Listed to UL-467 specification.
  • Meets NEMA GR-1
  • RUS now accepts 10 mils of copper.
  • Rods less than eight feet or less than 10 mils of copper, DO NOT meet UL requirements, nor the National Electrical Code (NEC).
  • Made in USA. 
  • Veteran owned company. 
Catalog NumberDiameter X LengthDiameter x Length (metric) ApproximateActual Diameter InchesMatching Coupling & Drive StudSub & Master BundleWt. per 100 lb (kg)NAED UPC No. 632591-Color Code
5008LS*1/2" x 8'12.8 mm x 2.4 m0.500-0.51050-LC/50-LDS5 / 100550 (250)63138-9Orange
5010LS*1/2" x 10'12.8 mm x 3 m0.500-0.51050-LC/50-LDS5 / 100690 (313)63130-3Orange
6258S*5/8" x 8'14.2 mm x 2.4 m0.555-0.56560-C/60-DS5 / 100680 (308)63588-2Copper
6258G13S**5/8" x 8'14.2 mm x 2.4 m0.555-0.56560-C/60-DS5 / 100680 (308)61121-3Copper
6260S*5/8" x 10'14.2 mm x 3 m0.555-0.56560-C/60-DS5 / 100860 (390)63580-6Copper
?6260G13S**5/8" x 10'14.2 mm x 3 m0.555-0.56560-C/60-DS5 / 100860 (390)61491-7Copper
7506S3/4" x 6'17.3 mm x 1.8 m0.673-0.68370-C/70-DS5 / 50828 (376)61525-9N/A
7506G13S**3/4" x 6'17.3 mm x 1.8 m0.673-0.68370-C/70-DS5 / 50828 (376)61524-2N/A
7508S*3/4" x 8'17.3 mm x 2.4 m0.673-0.68370-C/70-DS5 / 501000 (454)63348-2Black
7510S*3/4" x 10'17.3 mm x 3 m0.673-0.68370-C/70-DS5 / 501255 (569)63340-6Black
1010S*1" x 10'25.4 mm x 3 m0.907-0.91780-C/80-DS252250 (1021)63440-3N/A

Notes: S Suffix-Denotes sectional ground rod, UNC threads
* These rods are UL Listed
** These rods meet UL and have13 mils minimum of copper. RUS accepts 10 mils of copper.
For exothermic welds, visit www.thermoweld.com.

Galvan Pig-Tail Rods

  • Made in USA.
    Veteran owned company.
  • Solid or stranded ground wire brazed to copper clad or galvanized ground rod
  • Available in a wide variety of lengths and diameters
  • A superior alternative to exothermic welding in the field
  • Safety – installers do not have to worry about burns or inhaling chemical fumes from the welding process
  • Saves time in installation – no need to assemble molds or welding apparatus in the field

Contact factory for quotation of copper-coated and hot-dip galvanized pig-tail rods. Provide rod type, size, wire type, gage and length. An example: 5/8″ x 8′ copper coated rod with 4′ of #6 bare solid copper pig tail to be attached 6″ from top or drive end of the rod.

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