The armour rod is also called pre-formed armour rod or rod armour. The armour rod is an accessory used for aluminium conductors, steel reinforced（ACSR, all-aluminium alloy conductors(AAAC), and aluminium clad steel conductors. Ventura Transmetal armour rods play an important role in the armour rods transmission line and distribution line.
The raw materials of the armour rod are aluminium wire, galvanized steel wire, and aluminium clad steel wire. The customer chooses the armour rod material according to the conductor’s raw material.
The armour rod material should be similar to the conductor surface material, avoiding corrosion between different elements. All types of armour rods come with a colour code that helps identify the conductor size easily. The colour code is also regarded as a mark during installation.
Ventura also does the customized armour rod. If you have any special requirements, please do not hesitate to contact our team.