Glossary: Electrical Ground
In electrical terms, ground is the safe point of discharge of unwanted static electricity. Ground represents “zero electrical potential.”
When something is grounded, it’s neutral; it has no charge. Attaching a conductive floor to ground ensures that static charges will be diverted to earth through the conductive flooring system. Typical grounds include: electrical conduit, building steel, copper bus bars and steel rods buried in the earth.
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