Equipment Grounding

Grounding cable:

  1. Protect staff & crew from ground faults
  2. Reduce radiated EMI

Grounding cables fasten to:

  1. Stainless steel ground pads or
  2. Swaged grounding studs

Grounding cables are:

  1. 2 AWG for CTV equipment (1m long maximum), cab radio filter bracket, and short hood enclosures
  2. 10 AWG all other locations
  3. Indicated by yellow & green striping

To prevent oxidation from forming, apply Noalox to mating surfaces



Sample Grounding Cable Fastened to a Swaged Ground Stud