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Can I test ground rod resistance with a Greenlee 5882 mego

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Can I test ground rod resistance with a Greenlee 5882 megohmmeter?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 3 years ago.
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One moment please. Getting the specs on it now.
Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 3 years ago.
Yes. This unit will measure up to 2kM ohms.
From the manufacturers specs:
Measure up to 2000MΩ resistance.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


how do I connect it


 


 


 

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


how do I connect it

Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 3 years ago.

There are a couple different methods out there.

May I ask why you need to do this? Is it to prove something for an inspector, or for code compliance?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.

to check resistance on ground rods for static grounding for military fueling systems for aircraft

Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 3 years ago.

OH!!

I am sorry but that gets into areas that I am afraid to tred into. Anything aircraft I stay away from as the specs are tightened severly compaired to housing electrical which I am familliar with.

Unfortunately you will not be able to use this meter to do the testing for aircraft specs. One moment and I will get you the equipment and procedures needed to do this.

Beyond this I can not help you though.

 

 

Expert:  The Home Smithy replied 3 years ago.

Please click here to download the military manual for the grounding of aircraft and other things.

This is the bible for what you wish to do. it contains the procedures, equipment, and refrence material to perform the installation and testing of the ground systems.

FYI: the ohms specifications go from household spec at 25M ohm to 10,000M ohms.

Please let me know if you have any other immediate concerns.

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