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#193558 - 04/08/10 12:24 AM grounding question  
Lucian  Offline
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Service goes into the main disc then a ct cabinet then a spliter. From spliter 2 teck cables go to 2 fusable switches and each fusable swith with its own panel. The question is : the teck cable into the spliter has a ground wire in it, should the ground wire be grounded with compression clams or u bolt to the main ground so that it creates a true ground for the switched as well or is it enough to just bond the grounds to the spliter can with a ground lug.
ervice goes into the main disc then a ct cabinet then a spliter. From spliter 2 teck cables go to 2 fusable switches and each fusable swith with its own panel. The question is : the teck cable into the spliter has a ground wire in it, should the ground wire be grounded with compression clams or u bolt to the main ground so that it creates a true ground for the switched as well or is it enough to just bond the grounds to the spliter can with a ground lug.


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#193571 - 04/08/10 11:40 AM Re: grounding question [Re: Lucian]  
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My question is are we dealing with a true ground or is it a bond? Mabey you could add a bonding terminal in the splitter?


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#193573 - 04/08/10 01:01 PM Re: grounding question [Re: mr_electrician]  
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Got Dizzie reading it can you post pic , or one line by any chance??


#193602 - 04/09/10 02:46 PM Re: grounding question [Re: Lucian]  
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Anyway, some ppl seem to think its a ground wire but I believe its a bond and it just needs to be bonded to the spliter. Sorry for quick description I am on a blackberry



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