Copper / Ground / Strap for Grounding and Bonding of Radio, TV, and Electronics
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WHY USE COPPER STRAP?
IT’S AN EFFICIENT CONDUCTOR.
Because of the “skin effect,” radio frequency currents tend to conduct along the surface of a conductor rather than through the middle. Flat copper strap with it’s larger surface area takes advantage of this effect.
STRAP, BRAID, OR WIRE?
COMPARE STRAP, BRAID, AND WIRE.
A copper conductor can take the form of a smooth flat strap, a flexible wire braid, or an ordinary copper wire. Each has advantages and disadvantages. Read on to learn more about wire vs strap vs braid.
WHAT IS GROUNDING?
IT’S YOUR EARTH CONNECTION.
To ground is to make an electrical connection to the earth itself. Sometimes it is referred to as “earthing.” Simply put, grounding provides a low-resistance path for electrical current to flow to the earth.