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ERITECH® brand of ground plates from ERICO provide a large surface area to dissipate current into the ground. They are made from high-conductivity copper sheets and are available with pigtail conductors. The ground plates are available in a variety of sizes and configurations. Custom sizes are also available.

Features

  • Made from high conductivity copper sheets
  • Available with pigtail conductors
  • Custom sizes available

Applications

Copper and steel ground plate electrodes can be buried below grade to provide the physical connection to the earth and are used to dissipate current.

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Copper Ground Plates with Terminated, Welded Pigtails

Part No.ThicknessWidthLengthCable Code
Cable SizePigtail Length
GPECEAH0241L0241/32 in12 in24 in1L#4 Stranded24 in
GPECEAH0241T0241/32 in12 in24 in1T#2 Solid24 in
GPECEAH0242Q0241/32 in12 in24 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEAJ0181G024
1/32 in18 in
18 in1G
#6 Solid24 in
GPECEAJ0182Q024
1/32 in18 in
18 in2Q
4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEAJ0241G024
1/32 in18 in
24 in1G
#6 Solid24 in
GPECEAK0241G0241/32 in24 in24 in1G#6 Solid24 in
GPECEAK0241H0241/32 in24 in24 in1H#6 Stranded24 in
GPECEAK0241T0241/32 in24 in24 in1T#2 Solid24 in
GPECEAK0241V0241/32 in24 in24 in1V#2 Stranded24 in
GPECEAK0241Y0241/32 in24 in24 in1Y#1 Stranded24 in
GPECEAK0242G0241/32 in24 in24 in2G2/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEAK0242Q0241/32 in24 in24 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEAK0242V0241/32 in24 in24 in2V250 MCM Stranded24 in
GPECEAM0362Q0241/32 in36 in36 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEAP0481H0241/32 in48 in48 in1H#6 Stranded24 in
GPECEBH0121V0241/16 in12 in12 in1V#2 Stranded24 in
GPECEBH0122G0241/16 in12 in12 in2G2/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEBH0241K0241/16 in12 in24 in1K#4 Solid24 in
GPECEBH0242G0241/16 in12 in24 in2G2/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEBH0242L0241/16 in12 in24 in2L3/0 Stranded24 in
GPECEEK0242Q0601/4 in24 in24 in2Q4/0 Stranded60 in
GPECEEK0361T0241/4 in24 in36 in1T#2 Solid24 in



Copper Ground Plates with Welded, Through Pigtails

Part No.ThicknessWidthLengthCable Code
Cable Size
Pigtail Length
GPECCAH0242Q0241/32 in12 in24 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECCAJ0181V0241/32 in18 in18 in1V#2 Stranded24 in
GPECCAJ0242Q0241/32 in18 in24 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECCAJ0361L0241/32 in18 in36 in1L#4 Stranded24 in
GPECCAK0241L0241/32 in24 in24 in1L#4 Stranded24 in
GPECCAK0241T0241/32 in24 in24 in1T#2 Solid24 in
GPECCAM0362C0241/32 in36 in36 in2C1/0 Stranded24 in
GPECCAM0362Q0241/32 in36 in36 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECCBH0122Q0241/16 in12 in12 in2Q4/0 Stranded24 in
GPECCBH0242G0241/16 in12 in24 in2G2/0 Stranded24 in
GPECCEK0242C0361/4 in24 in24 in2C1/0 Stranded36 in







Copper Ground Plate with Bent Corners and Welded Pigtail

Part No.ThicknessWidthLengthCable Code
Cable Size
Pigtail Length
GPECEHX1.064 in17 in17 in1G#6 Solid10 ft




Copper Ground Plates Without Pigtails

Part No.ThicknessWidthLength
GPECNAK0241/32 in24 in24 in
GPECNDF0061/8 in6 in6 in
GPECNEB0241/4 in2 in24 in
GPECNEK0241/4 in24 in24 in
GPECNEM0401/4 in36 in40 in


Copper Ground Plates with Cable Attachments
- Copper ground plated made from 20 gauge thick, high conductivity sheet
- Cable attachment (LPC535L) securely fastened to plate
Part No.ThicknessWidthLengthNumber of
Cable Attachments
LPC75020 gauge12 in24 in2
LPC75120 gauge18 in18 in2
LPC75220 gauge36 in36 in2
LPC75320 gauge12 in24 in1
LPC75420 gauge18 in18 in1
LPC75520 gauge36 in36 in1







Copper Utility Pole Bottom Plates


Part No.DescriptionThicknessDiameterConductor Size Range
EGP100Utility Pole-Bottom Plate with Lug*.025 in7.5 in#14 Solid - #4 Stranded
EGP100HLUtility Pole-Bottom Plate with ERITECH® HAMMERLOCK Connector.025 in7.5 in#14 Solid - #4 Stranded
*RUS Approved




Copper Utility Ground Plates


Part No.DescriptionThicknessWidthLength
UGP719Utility Ground Plate with SRGC46 Connector*1/16 in7.5 in19.25 in
UGP719BP5Utility Ground Plate with Connector, quantity of 5 per package1/16 in7.5 in19.25 in
UGP719SBP5Utility Ground Plate with ESB2 Split Bolt1/16 in7.5 in19.25 in
UGP738Utility Ground Plate with SRGC46 Connector*1/16 in7.5 in38.5 in
UGP738P5Utility Ground Plate with SRGC46 Connector, quantity of 5*1/16 in7.5 in38.5 in
UGP738SBP5Utility Ground Plate with ESB2 Split Bolt1/16 in7.5 in38.5 in
*SRGC46 Connector (for Signal Reference Grids) can be used for #4 solid - #6 stranded AWG.







Steel Ground Plates



Part No.DescriptionThicknessWidthLength
EGGPGalvanized Steel Ground Plate, without Connector1/4 in10 in16 in
EGGPCGalvanized Steel Ground Plate, with HDC58 Connector
1/4 in10 in16 in
EBGPBare Steel Ground Plate, without Connector1/4 in10 in16 in

Availability

North America

Due to a policy of continued product development, specifications are subject to change without notice.
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