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How to Stop a Copper Thief: a Good Disguise

“The nVent team realized it could help end the theft and replacement expenses for BC Hydro and help them better serve their customers.” Functioning power grids connect and…

Three Ways the nVent ERICO Hammerlock Ground Clamp Simplifies Installation

The nVent ERICO Hammerlock Ground Clamp irreversible mechanical connection connects the grounding conductor to the ground rod. Installing the Hammerlock is as easy as swinging a hammer and…

The 3-point method of ground resistance measurement

Measurement Of Electrode Resistance – Ground Electrode Design Principles and Testing

Understanding the measurement of electrode resistance in relation to ground electrode system design is key to understanding the fundamental principles of design, ground resistance and soil resistivity measurements…

Sheath Theory

Calculating Ground Electrode Resistance Of A Single Rod – Ground Electrode Design Principles and Testing

Understanding calculating ground electrode resistance of a single rod and its relation to ground electrode system design is key to understanding the fundamental principles of design, ground resistance…

Wenner Array (4 Point Method)

Soil Resistivity & Measurement – Ground Electrode Design Principles and Testing

Understanding soil resistivity & measurement and its relation to ground electrode system design is key to understanding the fundamental principles of design, ground resistance and soil resistivity measurements…

Horizontal Sheath Theory

Sheath Theory – Ground Electrode Design Principles and Testing

Understanding Sheath Theory and its relation to ground electrode system design is key to understanding the fundamental principles of design, ground resistance and soil resistivity measurements and computations….

nVent ERICO Ground Enhancement Material (GEM)

Lower Your Grounding System Resistance with Ground Enhancement Material (GEM)

While grounding can be a complex topic, one thing for sure is that the goal of grounding is to protect people, critical equipment and data, and reduce the…

Cadweld-Plus

nVent ERICO Cadweld Meets Updated IEEE Std. 837-2014 Requirements

nVent is constantly investing, improving and verifying the performance of our products. As the original inventor of exothermic welding for electrical connections, nVent ERICO continues to have the…

Grounding the Smart Grid: A Systems Approach is Key

Even as smart grids pop up in cities across America, proper grounding, bonding and surge protection for digital infrastructure are often overlooked by engineers and installers overwhelmed by…

2019 Recap: nVent ERICO’s Top 5 Blog Posts According to You

Before we dim the lights on another decade (it’s 2020 already?!), the nVent ERICO team of application experts extends its deep appreciation for your readership this year. By…