Neutral Grounding Resistors About

Electronic Electrical Devices | Dynamic Braking Resistor Supplier Distributors
Neutral Grounding Resistor

Neutral Grounding Resistors are incorporated into electrical circuits to protect the system and devices. Neutral grounding resistors protect electrical circuit components by limiting the ground fault current to an acceptable level.

Within three phase electric voltage system, the neutral branch is referenced to ground (earth). In the event that a current fault occurs (short to ground), extreme current causes by the fault will damage electrical circuit system and components. By installing a neutral grounding resistor, the faulty current will be limited to a predetermined level.

A properly designed high resistance grounded electrical system:

  • Protects both ungrounded and solidly grounded systems
  • Allows the electrical system to run with a single ground fault on the system, or in the case of a fault allows the shut down in an orderly manner
  • Will prevent transient overvoltages and limits voltage fluctuation at the neutral during a ground fault
  • Minimizes the risk of arc flash and arc blast on the first ground fault
  • Limits energy available to a ground-fault fault • Provides current to current-sensing ground-fault protection

Contribute Article Spider Optimizer

© Copyright 2000 - 2017, by Engineers Edge, LLC www.engineersedge.com
All rights reserved
Disclaimer | Feedback | Advertising | Contact

Spider Optimizer

Home
Engineering Book Store
Engineering Forum
Excel App. Downloads
Online Books & Manuals
Engineering News
Engineering Videos
Engineering Calculators
Engineering Toolbox
Engineering Jobs
GD&T Training Geometric Dimensioning Tolerancing
DFM DFA Training
Training Online Engineering
Advertising Center


Copyright Notice

Publishing Program