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Grounding Myths: Part 4 – Electrical Safety

In the final blog post of nVent ERICO’s four-part blog series addressing the common myths and misconceptions which create confusion around the design and installation of grounding systems,…

Grounding Myths: Part 3 – Association of the Diameter of Ground Rods and Ground Resistance

In the first two posts, we hit on a few very common myths when it comes to grounding including which product type will perform the longest. In the…

Grounding Myths: Part 2 – Galvanized Rods vs. Copper-Bonded Rods

The second post in the nVent ERICO four-part blog series addressing the common myths and misconceptions which create confusion around the design and installation of grounding systems is…

Grounding Myths: Part 1 – Low Earth Resistivity, Earthing vs Grounding, Electrical Currents

nVent ERICO is launching a four-part blog series addressing the common myths and misconceptions which create confusion around the design and installation of grounding systems. Several of these…

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…

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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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…

5 Ways to Prepare a Home’s Surge Protection for Storm Season [Plus More Electrical Engineering Information]

In this edition of electrical engineering industry news, see what electrical professionals can do to get their clients prepped for storm season, what the National Electrical Code (NEC)…

Telecom Equipment Near Electrical Transformers: 6 Scenarios That Require Extra Care

This following is part of our telecom lightning protection series, which is based on our whitepaper “Earth Potential Rise in Public Spaces Near Telecommunications Facilities,” that was published…

The Difference Between Lightning Protection and Surge Protection

Lightning is known to be the most significant source of surges—bolts have been recorded to have a million to a billion volts and between 10,000 to 200,000 amps….