Concealed Equipment—(Tree and Misc., Equipment below).
Ideal for new construction. Cable and connections can be safely installed under roof and between walls with only the slender Rod protruding above the roof. (See FAQ #15)).
Tree Lightning Rods and Installation details
Note: Aluminum Equipment should not be used in tree’s—Tree sap is destructive to aluminum.
Through the Roof Lightning Rod
Concealed Lightning Rod assembly in copper or aluminum.
Consists of 12” lightning rod with balance of rod threaded for roof insert. Nuts and washers draw tight to prevent leak, includes TEE for inside cable connection as shown.
Copper # C-34-24 12” Lightning Rod
above roof - 12” under roof.
(24” total length) $ 29.00
# C-34-30 12” above roof—18” under
roof (30” total length) $ 34.00
# C-34-36 12” above roof—24” under
Roof. (36” total length) $ 40.00
Aluminum # A-34-24 $ 23.50
# A-34-30 $ 27.50
# A-34-36 $ 31.50
Longer length’s are available.
Please specify Rod Lengths needed
above and below roof. Longer length
rods in copper are
$1.00 per inch.—.80 in aluminum.
Thru-Wall or Thru-Roof Cable Connector
Combination copper or aluminum connector used for thru the wall or roof penetration giving rigid attachment on both surfaces. These assemblies may be used in masonry construction with one end concealed. Both ends supplied with cable clamp connectors, stainless steel nuts and washers.
Rod length 12” (8” useable length) - other lengths available, add $1.00 per inch for copper—.80 for aluminum.
Copper # C-35 $ 22.95
Aluminum # A-35 $ 17.95
Longer lengths available in
Copper $ 1.00 per inch.
.80 in aluminum
Tree Installation detail
Note 1: Locate ground approximately at branch line to avoid root damage. Install ground rod below edge of outer branches- bury cable and rod, connect below ground.
1. Main trunk air terminal (Rod's)
2. Main down cable
3. Branch air terminal (Rod's)
4. Branch cables
5. Drive type cable clip at 3 ft
6. Splicer (clamp)
7. Ground rod and clamp
8. A slender pine or palm tree usually would only require one lightning Rod
9. Tree with a trunk diameter exceeding 3 ft. should have two cables down to two ground rods as widely separated as possible.
10. Only copper materials should be used in tree’s.
Tree Lightning Rod
Copper cable and grounding equipment can be
Ordered from Lightning Equipment page 2
Copper Lightning Rod assembly consists of 36
Inch lightning rod with bolt tension cable
connector base. Furnished complete
with wood screws in base. (NOTE:
Aluminum not recommended
Copper # C-36 (30” long) $ 39.50
Longer lengths available $1.00 per inch.
Tree Drive Cable Holders
Cast copper bronze tree drive to hold cable and lightning rod to
Simply drive holder in tree and
compress ear around cable -
Holds firm to cable but allows
movement for growth or wind
Copper # C-37 $ 2.40
Bolted Cable Clamp
General purpose clamp with stainless
steel bolt used to connect all cables.
Copper # C-10 $ 6.75
Economy Cable Strap
Copper loop fastener has 1/8” hole for copper Nail or Screws.
Copper # C-2 $ 0.30
2 inches long
Copper # C-11 $0.12 each
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Help protect your maintenance personnel that are working on commercial type flat roof’s from injury and liability —Copper fixture fit’s over top of 3/8” and 1/2” diameter copper Lightning Rods.—$9.75—Sample mailed for $12.00 post paid. (Set screw holds tight to the rod)
Not yet available in aluminum but we do have Blunt Tipped aluminum rods which you can replace for .80 per inch.
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Fax: (410) 734-0215
#17-Z - 12” Lightning Rod for Standing Seam Roof in Copper $32.00
#A17-Z in Aluminum $25.60
Firmly bolts to roof seam with two stainless steel bolts. Comes complete with Lightning Rod, Cable clamp and swivel mount to keep rod plumb on sloped roof.
#17-18-Z In Copper with 18” rod $38.00
In Aluminum #A17-18-Z $30.00
SAFETY TIP STANDING SEAM
ROOF ROD and MOUNT
Stands for Tall Rods
18” Solid Copper Scroll Stand $79.00
24” Solid Copper Scroll Stand $89.00
18” Solid Copper plain stand $29.00
24” Solid Copper plain stand $35.00
36” Solid Copper plain stand $49.00
18” Aluminum Scroll stand $39.00
24” Aluminum Scroll stand $49.00
18” Plated Steel plain stand $ 25.00
24” Plated Steel plain stand $ 29.00
36” Plated Steel plain stand $ 39.00
Other sizes up to 48” available by special order
Copper Ground Plate with Clamp
2 square foot x 0.032 thick copper flat plate.
Comes complete with attached clamp for ground cable.
Copper # C-24 $ 62.00
Use in place of Ground Rods
where shallow top soil is
For soil depths of 1 to 2 ft.
Ground Rods and Ground Rod Clamps
LEFT: Ground Rod is 1/2” x 8’ long made of copper clad hardened steel. Long life corrosion resistant. Note: Never connect aluminum underground.
8’ Ground Rod (Left) #22 $ 19.00 (Note: Additional shipping due
to high shipping costs, ground rods may be
available locally at less cost).
Copper Ground Clamp (Right) # C-23-A
for 1/2” or 5/8” ground rods $11.00
# C-23-B for 3/4” ground rods $14.00
Used for connecting copper cable to ground rod.
Will fit 1/2” - 5/8” - 3/4” ground rods. Two
stainless steel bolts with 2” contact length along
axis of the grounding rod.