Summary: In this episode I discuss the different types, schemes, and safety considerations around electrical grounding of your industrial control system with my guest Mariah Hake.
- What is grounding?
- Types – protective earth, functional earth, intrinsic safety
- Schemes – daisy chain, parallel/common, single point
- Troubleshooting ground loops and faults
- Other safety considerations and more
Mariah is currently a Lead Mechanical Engineer for New Product Introductions at Nexus Controls. Her past roles include design engineer for Measurement & Sensing and quality engineer for Control Solutions. She holds a bachelor of science degree from MIT and a master of science degree from Georgia Tech, both in Mechanical Engineering.