Ground Fault Protection
Performance Testing

What Is A Ground Fault?

A ground fault is any short circuit that produces an accidental connection between an energized ungrounded phase conductor and ground.

Why Have Ground Fault Protection?

Why Test Ground Fault Systems?

PCX can provide ground fault testing. The ground fault protection system shall be performance tested when first installed in accordance with NEC Article 230.95. The test shall be conducted in accordance with instructions that shall be provided with the equipment. A written record of this test shall be generated and made available to the authority having jurisdiction.

PCX performs ground fault testing.

Did You Know?

  • 95% to 98% of all faults on power systems are Line-to-Ground faults
  • 15% of ground fault protection systems are improperly installed, contain defective components, or do not operate correctly.