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warpie

Zinc plated bolts for Earth connection.
« on: February 16, 2017, 07:59:49 AM »
Are zinc plated bolts appropriate for Earth connection or should I start looking for a different plating?


Re: Zinc plated bolts for Earth connection.
« Reply #1 on: February 16, 2017, 09:32:17 AM »
Most electrical terminal is made from steel or brass with zinc or tin plated finishing.

JohnRoberts

Re: Zinc plated bolts for Earth connection.
« Reply #2 on: February 16, 2017, 10:15:29 AM »
For safety ground you may need lock washers and double nuts, for shield grounds do what works.

JR
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warpie

Re: Zinc plated bolts for Earth connection.
« Reply #3 on: February 16, 2017, 02:45:41 PM »
Thank you!