Grounding and earthing? Keep 'em apart!

Earthing and grounding seem to be equivalent. However, there are some major differences. One example: earthing is focusing on safety whilst grounding is related to functionality and reliability. If the latter is not well respected and applied, winding degradation and bearing damage are common failure modes through shaft currents.

We inspect, detect and confirm the presence of leaking currents and advise on the most effective and proactive corrections to be made. 

Little hint: it is usually related to the grounding topology!

Share on
Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn

Research on structural dynamics!

We support innovative research projects! We enthusiastically support academic research projects in several Flemish universities. In the TETRA-project OPTIFLEX (Ghent University, University of Antwerp, KU

Read More »

Ready? Set? Go!

We are always ready to come your way! Having a critical machine in operation with a doubtful reliability can be very stressful! At any time,

Read More »

Stay in touch with
the latest Orbits news!

Subscribe to our mailingslist

Thank you for subscribing!

To complete the subscription process, please click the link in the email we just sent you. If you can not find your confirmation email in your normal inbox, it is worth checking in your spam or junk mail section.