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.
  • 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 NEC Code.
  • RUS now 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 / 100N/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)Copper
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 / 100Copper
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 mimimum of copper. RUS now 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.
  • 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 NEC Code.
  • 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)Copper
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)-Copper
7506S3/4" x 6'17.3 mm x 1.8 m0.673-0.68370-C/70-DS5 / 50828 (376)N/A
7506G13S**3/4" x 6'17.3 mm x 1.8 m0.673-0.68370-C/70-DS5 / 50828 (376)N/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 mimimum of copper. RUS now accepts 10 mils of copper.
For exothermic welds, visit www.thermoweld.com.

Pig-Tail Rods

  • Made in USA.
    Veteran owned company.

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.

Contact Us

Send us an email and we'll get back to you ASAP!

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt