Tag: earthing

How to test Earth Rods for quality?

In this article, we will explore how to ensure the quality of your earth rods. By the end of this blog, you will have a thorough understanding of the necessary electrical and mechanical tests for earth rods, including the six essential tests to guarantee their effectiveness and durability. We will …

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Solar farm

Why Every Solar Farm Needs Earthing?

You will spend approximately 18 to 20 crores on a 5 MW solar plant. Therefore, you need a smart strategy to produce profitable electricity and ensure your plant is safe for at least 25-30 years. What’s the secret? It’s quite simple – Earthing for Solar. Firstly, setting up a solar …

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Copper Rod for Grounding

Types of Copper Bonded Earth Rods

Do you know what helps maintain the safety of you and your electrical appliances from fault current? A metal rod called Earth Rod. These Copper Rods establish quality earthing systems in overhead, underground electricity distribution and transmission networks. They provide ground contact in all soil conditions like high voltage substations, …

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Surge Protector Devices

Can Surge Protector Devices protect your EV Charging Stations?

In this blog, we will understand the surge risks faced in EV charging stations and the process of choosing the right Surge Protector Devices for your EV Charging Station. The surge risks associated with Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations are an emerging concern as the adoption of EVs accelerates globally. …

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Earth Bar

Easily Terminate a Cable Lug onto an Earth Bar – Steps Explained!

In this blog we will understand how to terminate a cable lug into an Earth bar, by the end of this blog you will understand the factors determining and methods utilised in the process. This blog serves as an in-depth guide on cable lug termination onto earth bars, crucial for …

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Copper Plate Earthing

GI vs Copper Plate Earthing – Which one is better?

In this blog, we’re focusing on the essential differences between Galvanised Iron Pipe Earthing, also known as GI Earthing, and Copper Plate Earthing. By the end of this blog post, you will get a clear picture of: The Objective of Earthing Various Methods of Earthing Major Differences between GI Pipe …

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Earthing Calculations

Earthing Calculations with Simplified Formulas!

Electrical earthing calculations are an integral part of electrical protective wiring. There are many pieces of equipment and appliances with metal surfaces around us. These metal surfaces could become energized due to lightning or wiring faults. If they do not have sufficient earthing and a person touches this surface, he …

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Copper Rod for grounding

What are Earth Rods?

What is an Earth Electrode? Earth Rods are a type of Earth Electrode. An Earth Electrode is a conducting element buried directly in the ground, facilitating the flow of fault currents towards the ground. This means that Earth Electrodes are metallic and, since they have to be buried for long …

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Copper Conductors

Copper Conductors VS Copper Clad Steel Conductors

An electrical conductor is a material that allows electricity to flow through it. However choosing between “copper-clad steel conductors” and “pure copper conductors” for lightning protection can be confusing, as both serve similar purposes. But, selecting the wrong one can make a significant difference. Conductors can generally be classified by …

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Earthing for substation

Earthing for Substations – IEEE 80

In this trending era of technology and development, earthing in substations plays a vital role. An electrical power system comprises a network of electrical elements that can be used to generate, distribute and transmit electrical energy through transmission lines. A substation is a part of an electrical power system that …

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