Product Catalogue

2755 Sheath Grounding Unit/Wire Grounding Unit

Featuring an encapsulated module containing a gas tube surge arrester, the 2755 SGU/WGU is engineered to protect your equipment from hazardous lightning and induced surges.

SKU: 2755SGU-WGU Categories: , ,
Description

The 2755 Sheath Grounding Unit (SGU) is a four line device designed to access four cable armors, while the 2755 Wire Grounding Unit (WGU) is a four line device designed to access four cable locate wire leads.
For adequate protection, it is recommended to install this device at every splice location or at a minimum at every third splice location.

Features

Features

 

  • Easy access to cable armor or locate wire to facilitate cable locating and/or conductor testing
  • Straightforward and reliable resealing
  • Provides low impedance ground path for high transient voltages
  • Automatically resets
  • Maximum duty fail safe
  • Environmentally sealed for use in demanding below or above grade conditions

 

Specifications

Specifications

Inputs

CAPACITANCE: < 30 pF, line to ground
Protection

SURGE ELEMENT: Three-electrode maximum duty
DC BREAKDOWN VOLTAGE: 300 – 500 VDC
IMPULSE BREAKDOWN: 500v (typical) at 100 v/µsec
750v (max.) at 100 v/µsec
IMPULSE CURRENT RATING: 40,000 A, 8×20 µs impulse, single cycle
LIFE: 1,000 A, 1,000 surges minimum polarity
500 A on each side to ground simultaneously
FAIL SAFE: Integral fail-short device
INSULATION RESISTANCE: 1,000 megohms minimum @ 100VDC
AC CURRENT RATING (MOMENTARY): 10 A, 60Hz AC, 1s application
AC VOLTAGE RATING (CONTINUOUS): 175 VAC, 60Hz AC continuous
Dimensions:
8 x 4 x 3.5 in (20.3 x 10.2 x 8.9 cm)
Weight:

Operating Temperature Range:
-4°F to +185°F (-20°C to +85°C)

Documentation

Documentation