The background information that you will need to make a good decision in your product, is summarized as follows. A more detailed version of the summary is available at the bottom of this page.



WHY SURGE PROTECTION?

Your equipment, computers, mainframes, office machines, etc. are very sensitive to surges that occur on a daily basis. Surges are caused by large power consumers such as elevators or HVAC equipment. Surges are inevitable, and your equipment becomes increasingly susceptible, surge suppression is a must. If you are not prepared for surges, permanent damage can occur. Investing in a surge suppression system will result in one of the highest return investments you will ever make.
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DIFFERENTIAL IN GROUND POTENTIAL AND DISTANCE
When one end of an integrated circuit is at a higher potential of voltage than the other end, the circuit is popped. To cope with this, you must combine the grounds of both ends so that each side acts as one.
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