stray voltage


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stray voltage

accumulation of low voltages in the metalwork of a milking parlor due either to leakage from poor wiring or to poor earthing (grounding) with no outlet for static electricity. Very small voltages cause restlessness and a fall in milk yield. Stronger currents can cause stunning or even electrocution.
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This tank is constructed of painted steel and is subject to stray voltage cathodic corrosion.
In low voltage switchgear, all the metal frame and enclosure parts endangered by stray voltage have to be earthed.
pylons, ejector racks, and missile launchers) which involves detection of stray voltage and continuity of circuit to confirm that weapons can be released upon command and to ensure there is no voltage present to inadvertently fire a munition when loaded.
The next two days involved me testing and retesting gear as I chased an intermittent stray voltage gripe.
The pylons can cause corona discharge, stray voltage and construction noise in addition to wind-generated noise.
If you do, stray voltage could hurt you or your equipment.
To address this problem, manufacturers have added conductive brushes to traditional bearing isolators to prevent stray voltage from passing through the bearings (Figure 6).
If there is no separation between the pipe and the tracer wire and the wire should become accidentally energized by a lightning strike or by any other stray voltage it will melt through the polyethylene gas pipe causing a dangerous leak.
According to Worcester officials, no residents, pets or other animals have been reported zapped by stray voltage in the city, at least not since the inception of the city's customer service center in 2003.
Stray voltage is the extraneous voltage that is generated on grounded surfaces when current flows through the resistance of a ground path.
So, he sent my sub-crew out to do a centerline fuel tank stray voltage check, install/operationally check an outboard pylon, install/operationally check a multiple ejector rack (MER), and load bomb dummy units (BDUs).
Since 1980 there have been 14 reported electrical shocks caused by stray voltage conducted to personnel brows.