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surge protectores #57733
10/19/05 04:47 PM
10/19/05 04:47 PM
RichardTatem  Offline OP
Joined: Jan 2005
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wheres the right location to install a surge protector on a electrical service?

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Re: surge protectores #57734
10/19/05 05:11 PM
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watthead  Offline
Joined: Oct 2001
Posts: 172
South Carolina
Closest to the end the surge will be comming from.

Re: surge protectores #57735
10/19/05 05:16 PM
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Dnkldorf  Offline
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Use a multi-step approach.

Residential apps, one at the service disconnect, and one at the end unit, ie computer recep ect.

Commercial apps, at main service disconnect, and at every sevice disconnect after every SDS, and at end unit.

I go with TVSS/surge combos.


Re: surge protectores #57736
10/19/05 05:20 PM
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gfretwell  Offline

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Dnk is right.
Also be sure all of your other providers (phone, cable etc) are securely bonded to the electrical grounding electrode system.

Greg Fretwell


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