Posts Tagged ‘earthing system’

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September 1st, 2011 | Make a comment | Posted in Last month main subjects
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In August, a debate about the IT earthing system has been launched, if you haven’t participated yet, why don’t  you share your opinion with the other members? In this article we will evoke some forum topics with no answer and introduce a member of the community, Ally Kanyonodo.

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Earthing system design

January 22nd, 2010 | 47 Comments | Posted in iec standard
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Electrical protection and lightning protection

I have a query on earthing system design. One designer has submitted me an earthing plan which interconnects the earth electrodes meant for equipment earthing and those for lightning protection purposes. By combining the earth electrodes he achieves overall earth resistance below one ohm required by IS 3043 (Indian standard).  But my question is whether this is an acceptable practice followed by industry or the earth electrodes of the two systems (protective earthing and lightning protection) can not be combined this way?
Would appreciate feedback. thanks in advance. 
D. Sunil 

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