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Old 01-14-2012, 06:26 AM   #1
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I am an electrician but understand that I need to bury a 25mm Earthing Conductor into the ground and then connect it to an Earthing terminal in the house.

What length is required ? How deep?

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Normally I bury ground rods at around 8'

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Must be canadian,nobody uses that fancy terminology in nebraska!
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Must be canadian,nobody uses that fancy terminology in nebraska!
More likely UK/Euro, Australia, etc. Hints...25mm...Earthing.
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John. Since you are an electrician and are obviously not in the US, may I invite you to a forum reserved just for electricians. Here you can get experienced help and help for your particular location. Please visit www.electriciantalk.com and sign up.
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John. Since you are an electrician and are obviously not in the US, may I invite you to a forum reserved just for electricians. Here you can get experienced help and help for your particular location. Please visit www.electriciantalk.com and sign up.
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Sorry folks, forgot to mention that I am living in France
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Sorry folks, forgot to mention that I am living in France
On dirait que vous parlez de ce que l'on appelle une chaussée Ufer. Ici aux Etats-Unis, vous auriez besoin d'enterrer un fil de cuivre d'au moins 20 pieds de long dans le sol en baisse d'environ 2 '. En d'autres termes, vous creusez une tranchée longue de 20 'et d'enterrer le fil en elle.
Dans la plupart des cas, il est plus facile de conduire deux tiges de cuivre plaqués au sol dans le sol et s'y connecter.

One of our well informed members, FrenchElectrician, lives in France, so hopefully him will chime in soon. Keep checking in to see if he has responded....he will be your best source of information.
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On dirait que vous parlez de ce que l'on appelle une chaussée Ufer. Ici aux Etats-Unis, vous auriez besoin d'enterrer un fil de cuivre d'au moins 20 pieds de long dans le sol en baisse d'environ 2 '. En d'autres termes, vous creusez une tranchée longue de 20 'et d'enterrer le fil en elle.
Dans la plupart des cas, il est plus facile de conduire deux tiges de cuivre plaqués au sol dans le sol et s'y connecter.

One of our well informed members, FrenchElectrician, lives in France, so hopefully him will chime in soon. Keep checking in to see if he has responded....he will be your best source of information.
I think I recognized the number 20 in that post!

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