[RFI] Station ground - more
Kenneth G. Gordon
kgordon2006 at frontier.com
Tue Oct 4 15:59:30 EDT 2016
On 4 Oct 2016 at 12:50, Jim Brown wrote:
> Not quite. What must happen at the "Main Panel" is the bond between
> Neutral and Equipment Ground. That bond MUST be done where power enters
> the building, and it MUST be the ONLY connection between Neutral and
> Ground anywhere in the system.
Ah HA! Finally! Someone gets to the crux of the matter in simple language. Thank you, Jim.
> There must also be an Earth Connection
> (that is, a driven rod) at that point. ANY building can have as many
> EARTH connections as you like, and they can be connected to the "Green
> Wire" ANYWHERE you like, but they MUST all be bonded together.
> "Equipment Ground" in the context of power systems is the steel
> enclosures of electrical panels, and of the "Green Wire" throughout the
One last question: I assume that #10 bare wire is NOT large enough to bond all ground
rods/systems together? What size would you suggest?
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