Bonding Screw

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Old 07-14-14, 04:23 PM
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Bonding Screw

Am I correct that since this new box will be our primary panel we are to turn the green bonding screw in clockwise? We have a separate earth ground rod that will connect to the ground strip. I assume Siemens does this in the event someone wants to use the box as a sub panel or main panel. Thanks
 
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Old 07-14-14, 04:33 PM
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If that panel will have the first means of disconnect after the meter the bond screw is installed.
 
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yes, it will be first means of disconnect from the meter. So we will turn the green screw in, thanks.
 
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Old 07-14-14, 08:20 PM
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We have a separate earth ground rod that will connect to the ground strip.
No, the GEC from the ground rod connects to the neutral bus. The bonding screw bonds the panel can and ground bar to the grounded neutral.
 
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ok, thanks for the input, installing today or tomorrow.
 
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Just FYI, new panel in and operational. Prior to install checked with meter and ground/neutral was not bonded, turned screw in slowly while checking with meter and ground and neutral bus now electrically bonded as advertised. thanks to all
 
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Thanks for letting us know the outcome.
 
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