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About E&S Grounding Solutions

Grounding and Earthing HandbookOur managing partner David Stockin is the author of McGraw-Hills NEC 2014 Grounding and Earthing Handbook which discusses above-grade wiring issues and below-grade earthing issues related to electrical grounding in conjunction with Article 250 of the 2011 National Electrical Code.

Electrical Engineers HandbookE&S Grounding Solutions is the premier electrical grounding, earthing, and electrical safety consulting firm and contributors to the McGraw-Hill book "Standard Handbook for Electrical Engineers" authoring chapter 24: "Grounding Systems" in the 16th Edition.

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Which ground or earthing rod should I use for my site?

Ground / Earthing rods (electrodes) are typically comprised of steel with a thin coating of copper or zinc (galvanized) to protect the steel from excessive corrosion. Copper-bonded ground rods are coated with copper with a thickness that ranges between 1.5 to 10 mils (0.0015 to 0.010 inches). Galvanized ground rods are typically coated with zinc... Read More

What is Carbonaceous (Coke)​ ​Breeze and why was it banned?

Touri Asks, “Can​ ​you​ ​please​ ​tell​ ​me​ ​which​ ​IEC​ ​article​ ​bans​ ​the​ ​use​ ​of​ ​carbonaceous​ ​backfills​ ​for​ ​earth​ ​electrodes?” _______________________________________________ Hi​ ​Touri, E&S Grounding ​are​ ​not​ fans​ ​of​ ​using​ ​carbonaceous​ ​breeze​ ​or​ ​coke​ ​breeze​ ​around​ ​our​ ​earthing​ ​electrodes​ ​as​ ​it​ ​tends​ ​to​ ​corrode​ ​electrodes. Before​ ​we​ ​go​ ​any​ ​further,​ ​it​ ​is​ ​worth​ ​noting​ ​that​ ​there​... Read More
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