GROUNDING. GROUNDING. Why ground? Types of Grounding methods Telecom grounding system Bonding in Telecom room Materials for grounding and bonding. Why Ground?. It is required by electrical codes It is required by equipment manufactures Protect personnel Protect equipment.
GROUNDING • Why ground? • Types of Grounding methods • Telecom grounding system • Bonding in Telecom room • Materials for grounding and bonding
Why Ground? • It is required by electrical codes • It is required by equipment manufactures • Protect personnel • Protect equipment
Types of Grounding Methods • Electrical safety grounds • Lightning grounds • RF shielding and grounding • Electro-static grounds
Telecom grounding system • Telecom bonding conductor • Telecom main grounding busbar (TMGB) • Telecom bonding backbone (TBB) • Telecom bonding backbone interbuilding conductor (TBBIBC) • Telecom grounding busbar (TGB)
Bonding • Help to eliminate electro-static discharge • Help to keep RF interference down
Materials for Grounding & Bonding • 4 awg & 6 awg stranded copper conductor • 4 awg & 6 awg compression lugs • Telecom grounding busbars • Stainless steel hardware • Copper & Steel conducting compound
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