[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 
> building.

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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