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#76704 - 03/17/01 11:35 AM Direct Burial Connectors
Bill Addiss Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
Posts: 4196
Loc: NY, USA
Does anyone know of a source for Connectors approved for splicing a pool bonding wire or lugs suitable for connection to the Metal pool frame below grade? A lay-in type would be best if available. It must be listed for direct burial, may be marked DB - anyone seen any around? Got a Manufacturer/Model# ??

Thanks in advance for any responses


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#76705 - 03/17/01 02:53 PM Re: Direct Burial Connectors
sparky Offline

Registered: 10/18/00
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I've gone thru my O-Z/Gedney & Blackburn (T&B) catalogs. there are many grounding devices ,both crimp & bolt down, for DB, some say in concrete.

I would imagine to look for something that separates dissimilar metals as well.

i have found nothing that refers to "pool"

#76706 - 03/17/01 06:32 PM Re: Direct Burial Connectors
Bill Addiss Offline

Registered: 10/07/00
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Thanks, I'll have to get some catalogs. There's one type (if it's approved for DB) - a layin type footlug that makes things real easy, especially for pools with many points that need bonding.

Does anyone know if it has to be a special connector to splice the bonding wires? I don't have the code in front of me but i think it says something like approved for the purpose. Does that mean DB or something more?


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