CSST Grounding – Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing Grounding

If you find CSST in your Forney home or Forney business, it is strongly recommended that you determine if the CSST system has properly bondng and grounded. In order to reduce the chances of a natural gas leak or fire a bonding device should be installed. Bonding is used to prevent an electric shock to someone who would come in contact with the gas piping and other metal objects connected to the grounding system. Lightning strikes can result in an electrical surge and can possibly puncture a hole in the CSST. Proper bonding and grounding will reduce the risk of damage and fire from a lightning strike.

In the United States, the threat of lightning to a Forney building or Forney home is not a part of the mandated national model building codes. It is up to the Forney building owner or Forney homeowner to perform a lightning assessment. Therefore, most Forney homes and Forney buildings are not designed to withstand, damage from lightning. It is no wonder why the annual loss due to lightning damage is almost $800 million.

Without a proper grounding, Forney, Texas businesses and homeowners are vulnerable to a lightning strike. Upon inspection, you should find that the house’s electrical system has a grounded connection to provide a safe operation. If other systems are connected to the electrical system those systems should be “bonded” to the electrical ground. Bonding means to install a wire from the bonded component to the electrical system ground.

Forney CSST Tubing

All systems that are bonded to the electrical system will have the same electrical potential so that they will all be energized at the same rate. Consequently, if the system is struck by lightning the chances that the lightning energy will jump from one system to the other is reduced because all of those systems are at an equal electrical state.

However, if other systems in the house are not bonded they will have a different electrical potential. In the event that lightning strikes in Forney, Texas those systems then it is possible that the electricity may have a lower resistance to ground.

Bottom line, bonding is provided to prevent a possible electric shock to someone who would come in contact with the gas piping and other metal objects connected to the grounding system. Proper bonding and grounding will reduce the risk of damage and fire from a lightning strike.

For further information about CSST and the importance of grounding your CSST system in Forney, Texas, please contact Barney’s Electric at 972-771-9464. For your convenience, you may also request services from our site.

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