Guard / Draw Wire

2.5mm Stainless Steel (Grade 316) Guard Wire is used by Telstra to protect buried telephone wires from direct lightning strike possibilities. Mainly used in country areas where long runs of buried cables are common.


It can be left in unoccupied conduits and used as a draw wire at a later date, or it can also be used as a tracer wire thanks to its conductive properties.


Standard drum sizes are 2000m and weigh approx 80kg.

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Product Description

Telstra approved guard wire on 2000m drums, used for the protection of underground telephone cables from lightning strike, also may be used as a trace or strain wire. Constructed of 2.5mm grade 316 stainless steel, supplied on a Telstra specified timber drum. Can also be supplied on a 1000m drum