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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…

The Building Blocks of a Complete Electrical Protection Plan

While many engineers, electricians, and installers are familiar with grounding, earthing and bonding principles, it never hurts to review the basics. Increasingly, smart grid infrastructure, renewable energy sources…

Grounding Small Cells in Cities

In cities, increasingly dense telecommunication networks are bringing small cells to utility poles, streetlights and public rights of way, presenting new challenges for cellular carriers when it comes…

Protect Your Railway Installations with nVent ERICO Solutions

Did you know we have an nVent blog dedicated to Rail solutions? In the latest blog series on the nVent Rail blog, nVent ERICO Railway Electrical Protection is…

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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.

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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…

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IEEE 837 Explained: How Permanent Grounding Connections Are Qualified

When electrical professionals install grounding systems, they need to have confidence that the design and installation will assure protection reliably for the expected life of the system. Grounding…

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A Basic Overview of Exothermically Welded Connections 

When constructing electrical protection systems, electrical grounding connections must remain dependable over the life of the system. If bonds weaken, grounding, bonding and lightning protection systems become susceptible…