Unthreaded copperbond earth rod

Furse copperbond earth rods probably offer to the installer, the best and most economical earth rods available.

They are made by molecularly bonding 99.9% pure electrolytic copper onto a low carbon steel core. Furse rods are not of the sheathed type. They are highly resistant to corrosion, and because the steel used has a very high tensile strength, they can be driven by power hammers to great depths.

The counter-bored couplings are made from high copper content alloy - commercial brass is not used.

Product details

  • High tensile low carbon steel core with minimum 250 microns of copper
  • Other lengths available to order


  • IEC/BS EN 62561-2 (14.2 mm and 17.2 mm dia. rods without UL suffix)
  • BS 7430
  • UL467 (RB226-UL, RB236-UL, RB326-UL, RB336-UL)
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