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Every Grounding Application is Unique. We Make Safe, Reliable, Quality Solutions to Meet Your Needs

Grounding and bonding needs vary according to each specific application.  The grounding and bonding requirements of telecom grounding, power system grounding for C&I systems, power utility substations, transmission and distribution systems, and cathodic and lightning protection can vary greatly. In all cases, the purpose of a high-quality grounding and bonding system is to:

  • Protect people
  • Provide protection in the event of unintentional contact between live conductors and bonded/grounded parts
  • Ensure maximum safety from electrical system faults and lightning

nVent ERICO has the experts and experience to select the ideal grounding and bonding solution for your application from the ground up.

Why Grounding and Bonding is Important


 

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It is a fundamental fact that current flows through lowest path of impedance. The task is to ensure that electricity, including faults and lightning, flows to this point with maximum safety to people, while maintaining the reliability of equipment. Therefore, we must ensure the safe, controlled flow of electricity with minimum voltage drop to earth in all cases. 

Electrical systems are all around us and our everyday lives depend on these electrical systems performing at their best without interruptions. Despite electrical designers’ best efforts, electrical ground faults, electrical transients and other disturbances can, and often do, occur in building electrical distribution systems. 

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Experts Since 1903


For more than a century, nVent ERICO has been a leading expert in electrical protection solutions, pioneering standards across the industry.

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With operations in 30+ countries designed for localized solutions across the globe, we focus on supporting the industry through:

 

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Standards Compliance

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Product Development

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Training and Best Practices

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Design Assistance + Specification

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Engineering Services

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Technical Support

Visit the nVent ERICO Engineering + Design Services Page

With more than 100 years of industry experience, including research, testing and product manufacturing, nVent ERICO employs an engineered approach when working with customers on grounding and bonding applications, ranging from small installations to multi-billion-dollar turnkey projects. Our team of design and engineering specialists can provide advice on building a reliable, comprehensive electrical grounding system.

We take an approach to grounding and bonding that helps customers identify the right solution for their needs. Our team of skilled engineers offers global technical support, and several of our nVent ERICO employees sit on codes and standards committees that help shape industry requirements.

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Learn more about nVent ERICO Training Today!

nVent ERICO offers training and professional development credit. 

With more than 100 years of industry experience, nVent ERICO is dedicated to providing extensive training for the specification, installation and maintenance of electrical protection systems to ensure optimal performance and compliance.

nVent ERICO is an RCEP national, live instruction technical education provider, approved to issue PDHs for educational activities, and offers courses covering:

  • Grounding and Bonding
  • Surge Protection
  • Lightning Protection

 

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Learn more about nVent ERICO Cadweld for engineers or contractors. Learn how to specify, select and install any kind of connection for your application.

Grounding and Bonding Videos

Watch the playlist of nVent ERICO Grounding and Bonding videos.

nVent ERICO GEM Calculator

To assist in estimating the amount of GEM required for installations, nVent is proud to offer our free web-based GEM Calculator. 

Ground Electrode Design Principles and Testing

Learn the fundamental principles of ground electrode design, ground resistance and soil resistivity measurements and computations.

 

 

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