Bonding & Grounding http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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="field-byline"> EC&amp;M Staff </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Why some of the simplest grounding errors are still the most common</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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> <div class="og_rss_groups"></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 Grounding and Bonding — Part 1 of 2 http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-1-2 <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Holt, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Among the revisions to Art. 250, the 2014 NEC made some important wording changes that clear up confusion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-1-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-grounding/grounding-and-bonding-part-1-2#comments Bonding & Grounding Code Basics Silver Wed, 18 Jun 2014 19:48:00 +0000 47891 at http://ecmweb.com The Case of the Livestock Farm Fire http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Vandal, P.E., CFEI, LWG Consulting </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When a plumbing contractor installed flexible corrugated stainless steel tubing (CSST) in a livestock barn in order to supply propane to ceiling-mounted heaters, he had no reason to envision the tragedy that would ultimately unfold.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/accidents-investigations/case-livestock-farm-fire#comments Accidents & Investigations Bonding & Grounding Fire & Security Silver Tue, 20 May 2014 20:54:00 +0000 46161 at http://ecmweb.com What’s Wrong Here? Hint: A Round Peg in a Square Hole http://ecmweb.com/what039s-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-round-peg-square-hole <div class="field-byline"> By Russ LeBlanc, NEC Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">NEC guidelines on which mounting screws to use to ensure a proper grounding/bonding connection between the box and the cover</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/what039s-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-round-peg-square-hole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/what039s-wrong-here/what-s-wrong-here-hint-round-peg-square-hole#comments Bonding & Grounding What's Wrong Here? Thu, 17 Oct 2013 13:09:00 +0000 36171 at http://ecmweb.com The Ins and Outs of Intrinsically Safe Systems http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-intrinsically-safe-systems <div class="field-byline"> By Mark Lamendola, Electrical Consultant </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rather than being an alternative to the other hazardous location Articles in the NEC, Art. 504 complements them</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-intrinsically-safe-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/nec/ins-and-outs-intrinsically-safe-systems#comments Bonding & Grounding NEC Wed, 18 Sep 2013 16:15:00 +0000 34771 at http://ecmweb.com Failures in Outlet Testing Exposed http://ecmweb.com/contractor/failures-outlet-testing-exposed <div class="field-byline"> By Mike Sokol, No~Shock~Zone Seminars </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why standard outlet testing methods fail to reveal reverse polarity bootleg ground miswiring situations</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/contractor/failures-outlet-testing-exposed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/contractor/failures-outlet-testing-exposed#comments Bonding & Grounding Test & Measurement Shock & Electrocution Contractor Mon, 15 Jul 2013 20:43:00 +0000 32601 at http://ecmweb.com Whose Job Is It to Bond Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing (CSST)? http://ecmweb.com/bonding-amp-grounding/whose-job-it-bond-corrugated-stainless-steel-tubing-csst <div class="field-byline"> By Beck Ireland, Staff Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Safety campaign encourages electrical contractors to take over bonding for CSST gas piping systems</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/bonding-amp-grounding/whose-job-it-bond-corrugated-stainless-steel-tubing-csst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/bonding-amp-grounding/whose-job-it-bond-corrugated-stainless-steel-tubing-csst#comments Bonding & Grounding Fire & Security Contractor Power Quality Mon, 22 Oct 2012 14:57:00 +0000 21931 at http://ecmweb.com