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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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The 4 Critical Qualities of Effective Ground Enhancement Materials (GEM)

Ground enhancement materials (GEM) exist to solve the toughest grounding problems. To finalize the dissipation of a lightning current safely into the earth, high conductivity ground must be…

3 Reasons Engineers Should Choose Copper-Bonded Ground Rods

Picture yourself driving your car on the highway when all the of the sudden you see brake lights and are forced to slow down because of construction. As…

The Pivotal Role Of Railclips in Preserving Rail Conductors [VIDEO]

Along the tracks of an electric powered train, electrical conductors provide potential to the system. When rail conductors are damaged or broken, downtime, costly maintenance and new equipment…