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Materials for Our Lightning Rod Systems

QUALITY MATERIALS TO LAST A LIFETIME

Our Materials Used: QUALITY MATERIALS TO LAST A LIFETIME

Standard Lightning Rods has the highest standards in the business. We only use UL Listed materials to your lifelong lightning protection system . Underwriters Laboratories is a corporation that has been in business for over than 100 years. UL is a global safety science company known for their expertise in safety solutions. Standard Lightning Rods is one of Underwriters Laboratories listed installers.

CONDUCTOR CABLES

Copper conductors: 1/2ʺ diameter braided cable consisting of 32 strands of 17-gauge copper wire. Aluminum conductors: 5/8ʺ diameter braided cable consisting of 26 strands of 14-gauge aluminum wire. All Materials not only meet but exceed UL 96/96A NFPA 780 LPI 175/177 Requirements.

AIR TERMINAL RODS

Copper sizes range from 3/8″ x 10″ to 1/2″ x 24″
Aluminum sizes range from 1/2″ x 10″ to 1/2″ x 24″
Rods over 24″ are available to order with a required brace.

GROUND TERMINALS

Ground terminals are full copper-clad ground rod at least 8 feet in length by 5/8 in diameter.  Deeper grounding may be needed on certain jobs.

LIGHTNING ARRESTORS

Devices are installed on electric service panels to prevent dangerous high voltage electricity from entering a structure. The arrestor works as a filter to defray incoming voltage, thus preventing a lightning-induced electrical fire or explosion.

SURGE SUPPRESSORS

These are installed between the appliance, electronic equipment or computer and the electrical outlet to provide point-of-entry surge suppression from lightning induced power surges. Structures which contain sensitive electronic equipment could require a series of individual surge suppressors. Surge suppressors are not a required component of UL listed material lightning protection system and can be implemented with the lightning protection system at the owner’s discretion or per installer’s recommendations. Making your installation customized.

ORNAMENTAL POINTS

Ornamental points are available in a variety of selections to enhance the appearance of traditional lightning rods to a structure. All Materials Meet or Exceed UL 96/96A NFPA 780 LPI 175/177 requirements.

We believe protecting your home or business is the most important job there is. We use the best materials and offer you over 60 years of experience protecting from lightning destruction.

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