Code Quiz: Static Electric Discharges

Fill in the blank.

All persons and all electrically conductive objects, including any metal parts of the process equipment or apparatus, containers of material, exhaust ducts, and piping systems that convey flammable or combustible liquids, shall be electrically ____________.

A) bonded
B) neutral
C) connected
D) grounded

See the answer below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Answer: D

As outlined in Sec. 516.6(F) of the 2017 NEC, “All persons and all electrically conductive objects, including any metal parts of the process equipment or apparatus, containers of material, exhaust ducts, and piping systems that convey flammable or combustible liquids, shall be electrically grounded. [34:6:8:1] – NFPA 34 Standard for Dipping, Coating, and Printing Processes.

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