Before hammering in the ground rod, make sure that the driving stud,
which connects to the ground rod via the coupler, bottoms firmly on
the ground rod.
m. Connecting Insulator to Ground Rod.
, and grounding cable
Select the round rod
screw the coupler
firmly into the ground rod
and screw the driving
into the coupler, making sure the driving stud bottoms on the ground
(2) Put on protective goggles and hammer the ground rod until approxi-
mately 6 inches remain above ground. Remove the protective goggles.
(3) Strip 2" of insulation from both ends of grounding cable.
(4) Fold one end of ground cable in half
and place between clamp
and ground rod 1 and tighten out.
(5) Connect other end of grounding cable
firmly to the insulator
and tighten screw.