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David C. Prior

David C. Prior, CSI, is manager technical services, Galvan Industries, Inc., Charlotte, NC 28075. He may be reached at 704-455-5102.


Navigating the Ground Rod Electrode Maze

There is a lot of confusion on the use and application of galvanized ground rods due largely to the fact that there has not been a comprehensive specification document from which to manufacture or inspect this product for minimum Code compliance. For years a hot-dip galvanized ground rod electrode has met either the ANSI C135.30 specification, or, more often, no specification at all.