From: George_McCallion**At_Symbol_Here**VWR.COM
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] grounding and bonding of metal solvent containers
Date: Tue, 9 Sep 2014 10:50:13 -0400
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I have to jump on this one (smiling)...

I would tend to think that NFPA would be the first stop for guidance.

In my lab, we ALWAYS had our metal cans grounded.

But make sure that the source itself is also grounded. A volt meter should tell you if you can ground effectively.

Also, if there is any oxidation at the posts or cable connections, have these cleared off (a razor blade works sometimes) as you need a clean connection.



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Date:        09/09/2014 10:46 AM
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Hi ,
I am looking for guidance on the appropriate method for grounding and bonding metal solvent containers such as 55 gallon drums or 5 gallon cans?
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