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Re: Bonding and Grounding of Underwater Metals

Originally Posted by SVArgo View Post

I've spent the past two weeks on ABYC Standards, Electrical, and Corrosion certification training, so am pretty clear on what's required today. And while the standards do change over time, I'm fairly confident that the bonding and grounding portions have been around since at least my year of construction (1995), but will ask the instructor tomorrow.

Can you please show us where in the standards bonding for corrosion or lightning are requirements?

E-2 is a recommendation for how to properly do an an "installed bonding system" not a requirement to install such a system.

"E-2 2.1 PURPOSE

This standard is a guide for the design, installation, and use of cathodic protection systems on boats."

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