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  1. Electrical
    Hello, I'm developing a piece of property in Western North Carolina with a house, a small cabin, and an RV spot. I have buried 800 feet of Triplex URD Cable and I'm a bit concerned that I should have buried a fourth conductor (an equipment grounding conductor). The diagram below shows how I...
  2. Electrical
    Hi; When I look up at the utility poles in my neighborhood, I normally see at least 5 wires. 1) The primary, which feeds the 7200V to the primary side of each pole-top transformer 2) Secondary "hot" wire 3) Secondary ground wire 4) Secondary "hot" wire 5) ground conductor running down the pole...
  3. Electrical
    In examining several dozen electrical panels over the last few years, I have seen almost as many ways the grounding conductors are run from the ground rod and/or water lines. In some installations, the ground is run as a solid cable, in others, it is run as a stranded cable. Some of the older...
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