Bonding & Grounding http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Safe Design of an End-User Substation Ground Grid http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/safe-design-end-user-substation-ground-grid <div class="node-body article-body">Obtaining reliable data from electric utilities about magnitude and duration of single-phase, line-to-ground fault currents at the service entrance of commercial and industrial facilities is of critical importance in the design of an end-user substation grounding grid.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/safe-design-end-user-substation-ground-grid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/safe-design-end-user-substation-ground-grid#comments Bonding & Grounding Design Power Quality Safety Silver Wed, 18 May 2016 21:25:00 +0000 135801 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Utility Pole Predicament http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-utility-pole-predicament <div class="node-body article-body">Utility poles typically feature a combination of power conductors and communication cables, such as phone or cable television.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-utility-pole-predicament" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-utility-pole-predicament#comments Accidents & Investigations Bonding & Grounding Silver Wed, 18 May 2016 20:15:00 +0000 135761 at http://ecmweb.com Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - January 19, 2016 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-january-19-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">A particular area of the plant has a high rate of motor failure</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-january-19-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-january-19-2016#comments Bonding & Grounding Ops & Maintenance Power Quality Silver Tue, 19 Jan 2016 17:00:00 +0000 131471 at http://ecmweb.com stuartmiles99/iStock/Thinkstock Electrical Troubleshooting Quiz - January 5, 2016 http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-january-5-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">When looking for the root cause of a line failure, a maxim of troubleshooting is, “Start with the power supply.” </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-january-5-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-maintenance/electrical-troubleshooting-quiz-january-5-2016#comments Bonding & Grounding Ops & Maintenance Power Quality Silver Tue, 05 Jan 2016 12:00:00 +0000 131061 at http://ecmweb.com tuk69tuk/iStock/Thinkstock Sensitive Electronic Grounding in Industrial Locations http://ecmweb.com/nec/sensitive-electronic-grounding-industrial-locations <div class="node-body article-body">Thirty to 35 years ago, distributed control systems (DCSs), along with new analog and digital instrument systems, were in their infancy.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/sensitive-electronic-grounding-industrial-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/sensitive-electronic-grounding-industrial-locations#comments Bonding & Grounding NEC Ops & Maintenance Tue, 07 Apr 2015 19:39:00 +0000 113431 at http://ecmweb.com Easy Energy Savings, From the Ground Up http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-energy-savings-ground <div class="node-body article-body">Poor bonding and grounding practices can lead to energy waste.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-energy-savings-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/electrical-testing/easy-energy-savings-ground#comments Bonding & Grounding Installation Tips Electrical Testing Tue, 24 Feb 2015 22:25:00 +0000 109981 at http://ecmweb.com Grounding in Industrial Locations http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-industrial-locations <div class="node-body article-body">Ever wonder why petrochemical plants and refineries bury so much copper wire and ground rods throughout the process units when it isn’t required by the NEC? The NEC establishes the minimum requirements considered necessary for safety.</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-industrial-locations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-industrial-locations#comments Bonding & Grounding Ops & Maintenance Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:16:00 +0000 51811 at http://ecmweb.com The 10 Biggest Grounding Mistakes to Avoid http://ecmweb.com/galleries/10-biggest-grounding-mistakes-avoid <div class="node-body gallery-body">Why some of the simplest grounding errors are still the most common</div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/galleries/10-biggest-grounding-mistakes-avoid" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/galleries/10-biggest-grounding-mistakes-avoid#comments Bonding & Grounding Electrical Testing Galleries Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:43:00 +0000 50801 at http://ecmweb.com Grounding and Bonding — Part 2 of 2 http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-2-2 <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Should you install equipment grounding conductors (EGCs)? Yes and no. </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-2-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-2-2#comments Bonding & Grounding Code Basics Silver Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:48:00 +0000 49021 at http://ecmweb.com TIA Issues Call for Interest on Project for Generic Telecommunications Grounding for Customer Premises http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/tia-issues-call-interest-project-generic-telecommunications-grounding-customer-pre <div class="node-body article-body">The Telecommunications Industry Association TR-42.16 Engineering Committee on Premises Telecommunications Bonding & Grounding has issued a call for interest for document TIA-607-C initially titled "Generic Telecommunications Grounding (Earthing) and Bonding for Customer Premises." </div> <p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/tia-issues-call-interest-project-generic-telecommunications-grounding-customer-pre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/tia-issues-call-interest-project-generic-telecommunications-grounding-customer-pre#comments Bonding & Grounding News Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:10:00 +0000 48631 at http://ecmweb.com