grounding plate

grounding plate

[′grau̇nd·iŋ ‚plāt]
(electricity)
An electrically grounded metal plate on which a person stands to discharge static electricity picked up by his body, or a similar plate buried in the ground to act as a ground rod.
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The second circuit is made at the grounding plate at the base of the squib, with its contact surface available across 360 degrees of rotation during installation.
Sometimes a grounding plate instead of a ground rod or a SWGS can be used.
BECAUSE SAND IS EASY TO MOVE, GROUNDING PLATES CAN BE A GOOD IDEA IN THE DESERT.