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Should you make neutral-to-earth bonds in electrical panels?

John asks, should you make neutral-to-earth bonds in electrical panels? Thank you for your question, we are happy to help. Neutral-to-earth bonds are one of our most commonly asked questions. Here is a good guideline: If your electrical panel is a subpanel, then NO, you do not make a neutral-to-earth connection. If your electrical panel... Read More

What is the difference between neutral and earth wires?

Raymond asks, what is the difference between neutral and earth wires? Let’s start by getting the terminology down: The neutral wire or “earthed conductor” is a normally current-carrying conductor, similar in many ways to a phase wire in that it will carry the same amount of current in single phase system.  It is earthed (connected... Read More

What Are Some Typical Electrical Earthing Testing Procedures?

Mike asks, what types of preventative maintenance electrical earthing testing procedures do you recommend for electrical earthing systems and how often? Hi, Mike, thank you for your question regarding preventative maintenance procedures for earthing systems, it is our pleasure to help. In general, there are three (3) separate procedural items of concern for a facility... Read More