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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Minimum requirements for a lightning grounding plate are 0.
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.
To preserve the existing grounding loop is necessary to be caught grounding plate to the RCC to which it is attached; to extend the ground bus grounding; to join the extended ground bus to the grounding plate and the existing trigger.
In some cases, there were high concentrations of wires connected to a single grounding plate.
Sometimes a grounding plate instead of a ground rod or a SWGS can be used.