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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…

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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…

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…

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Ways nVent ERICO Electrical Earth Bar Portfolio Can Accommodate Different Installations

In 2019, nVent ERICO has launched its European line of Electrical Earth Bars. nVent ERICO Electrical Earth Bars provide a common earthing point for multiple electrical panels and…

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3 Design Practices to Achieve Stray Current Control

In our previous post, we defined stray currents, where they come from and some effects they can have on grounding and other systems with the capacity to carry…

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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.

7 Grid Modernization Challenges and Electric Vehicles [Plus More Electric Utility Trends]

Electricity generation, transmission and distribution is a continuously changing market in North America especially in recent years, where new regulations, new technologies and new opportunities for improvement are…

How Transient Discriminating (TD) Technology Improves Surge Protective Device (SPD) Life and Safety

Surge protection is a fundamental requirement for safeguarding a facility against electrical events. Specifically, a surge protective device (SPD) is designed to limit transient voltages and divert surge…

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7 Electrical Engineering Marvels We Could Not Live Without [Plus Practical NEC Tips]

Electrical engineering is a complex field that makes life easier for us all. In this post, we will first overview seven of those electrical engineering wonders that accelerated…