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620-Signal Installation Grounding

A ) Ground Rods - Copper bonded (Clad) 10' x 5/8"
Pointed w/compression couplings and Sectional w/threaded couplings (UL 467-1984; ANSI C33.8).
FDOT_APL_NOAPPROVALMANUFACTURERDEVICE_DESCRIPTION
N/A08/01/2009Eritech (Erico International Corp.)615800/Pointed Ground Rod
N/A08/01/2009Eritech (Erico International Corp.)635800/Sectional Ground Rod
N/A04/13/2011Galvan Industries Inc.6260/Pointed Ground Rod
N/A04/13/2011Galvan Industries Inc.6260S/Sectional Ground Rod
N/A08/27/2010Harger Lightning and Grounding5810/Pointed Ground Rod
N/A08/27/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingS5810/Sectional Ground Rod
N/A08/01/2009Southern Grounding ProductsC5810 /Pointed Ground Rod
N/A08/01/2009Southern Grounding ProductsCS5810/Sectional Ground Rod

B ) Ground Rod Couplings for 5/8-inch
For Pointed and Sectional Ground Rods; (UL 467 Listed)
FDOT_APL_NOAPPROVALMANUFACTURERDEVICE_DESCRIPTION
N/A08/01/2009Eritech (Erico International Corp.)CC58 /Compression for Pointed
N/A08/01/2009Eritech (Erico International Corp.)CR58/Threaded for Sectional
N/A04/13/2011Galvan Industries Inc.60-C/Threaded for Sectional
N/A04/13/2011Galvan Industries Inc.60-TC/Compression for Pointed
N/A08/27/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingGRC58/Threaded for Sectional
N/A08/27/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingGRCC58 /Compression for Pointed
N/A08/01/2009Southern Grounding Products58C/Threaded for Sectional
N/A08/01/2009Southern Grounding Products58DC /Compression for Pointed
N/A04/13/2011T & B/Blackburn60C/Threaded for Sectional
N/A04/13/2011T & B/Blackburn60CNT2/Compression for Pointed

C ) Exothermic Welded Connections
1,2,3 or 4 Conductor for 5/8-inch Copper Clad Ground Rods; Solid or Stranded #3, 4, 6 AWG (UL 467 Listed)
FDOT_APL_NOAPPROVALMANUFACTURERDEVICE_DESCRIPTION
N/A08/01/2009Continental Industries Inc.thermOweld Single Shot CR-1/1 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Continental Industries Inc.thermOweld Single Shot CR-2/2 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Continental Industries Inc.thermOweld Single Shot CR-24/4 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Continental Industries Inc.thermOweld Single Shot CR-25/3 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Erico International Corp.Cadweld One Shot GR1161L/1 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Erico International Corp.Cadweld One Shot GT1161L/2 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Erico International Corp.Cadweld One Shot NT1161L/3 Conductor
N/A08/01/2009Erico International Corp.Cadweld One Shot NX1161L/4 Conductor
N/A08/25/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingUltraweld Uni-Shot G11-584/1 Conductor
N/A08/25/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingUltraweld Uni-Shot G21- 584/2 Conductor
N/A08/25/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingUltraweld Uni-Shot G31- 584/3 Conductor
N/A08/25/2010Harger Lightning and GroundingUltraweld Uni-Shot G41- 584/4 Conductor

Note: When used with Sectional Ground Rods (threaded type) the threaded portion shall be cut-off prior to attachment of Exothermic Welded Connections.

D ) Universal Grounding Clamps (UGC)
5/8-inch Acorn Type Grounding Connector for Ground Rod (UL 467 Listed)
FDOT_APL_NOAPPROVALMANUFACTURERDEVICE_DESCRIPTION
N/A04/13/2011Galvan Industries Inc.G-5/#10 Solid - #2 Stranded
N/A08/01/2009Harger Lightning and Grounding301LD/#10 Solid - #2 Stranded
N/A08/01/2009Southern Grounding ProductsG-5/#10 Solid - #2 Stranded
N/A04/13/2011T & B/BlackburnG-5/#10 Solid - #2 Stranded

If not listed above Contractor shall submit Manufacturer name and part number

E ) Surge Protective Devices (SPDs)
Only Surge Protective Devices (SPDs) that are listed on the FDOT Approved Products List (APL) and that meet the Materials requirement of Section 620 (Grounding and Lightning Protection) of the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) “Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction” may be used within the Miami-Dade County traffic control and intelligent transportation systems. Use FDOT certified SPDs that and meet all applicable requirements for the equipment being protected unless more stringent requirements to protect existing systems are specified by the Miami-Dade County Traffic Signals and Signs (TSS) Division. Any use-appropriate SPD certified under FDOT APL Section 620 may be used by manufacturers of pre-wired cabinets as long as they meet the manufacturer’s design and performance requirements and all applicable FDOT and TSS Division specifications for the equipment.



Continental Industries Inc.www.conind.com
Eritech (Erico International Corp.)www.erico.com
Southern Grounding Productswww.southatlanticllc.com
Galvan Industries Inc.www.galvanelectrical.com
Harger Lightning and Groundingwww.harger.com
T & B/Blackburnwww.tnb.com
Erico International Corp.www.erico.com

HISTORY: Addition of Galvan and T&B/Blackburn to various items above to QPL (04/13/2011)