TITLE

Staying Grounded

AUTHOR(S)
Cadena, Richard
PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Projection, Lights & Staging News;Jun2010, Vol. 11 Issue 5, p40
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the application of grounding and bonding in electrical systems. According to the National Electrical Code (NRC), bonding is the permanent joining of metallic parts to form an electrically conducive path. It notes that any installed grounded conductor must not be connected to the equipment or to the grounding electrodes.
ACCESSION #
51789764

 

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