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The Basics of Stray Current Control

Reducing or preventing corrosion is a main concern in electrical systems. When DC voltages exist in applications such as railway traction, solar or battery power systems, corrosion can cause major issues in terms of grounding system integrity and effectiveness, or even environmental issues with unintended leakage from underground pipelines.

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How Grounding System Helped Gold Mine Overcome Rocky Soil Conditions

The Peak Gold Mine, located in New South Wales, Australia, provided gold deposits and copper concentrate throughout the Asian Market from 1896 to 1920. While the Peak Gold…

The Basics of Isolated Down Conductors for Lightning Protection

When it comes to the basics of lightning protection, two main systems are generally implemented: Isolated or non-isolated systems.  Non-isolated systems are commonly used to protect metallic items…

Why Air Terminal Placement is Critical to Lightning Protection

Many factors impact the effectiveness of a lightning protection system—from ground rods to conductors to air terminal placement. Above all, air terminal placement may dictate whether a lightning…