ELECTRICAL GROUNDING:   "Electrical Grounding,"Power Quality" and "Lightning Protection" Courses (LPI & NFPA 780), with C.E.U units from North Idaho College and The Engineering Institute of Canada. Site Surveys, Electrical Troubleshooting, Lightning Protection Inspection according to LPI-177", Engineering/Design,Low,Medium & High Voltage Power Systems.

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Grounding Systems Technologies (GST Operates worldwide "Training" on "Grounding & Lightning Protection" according to LPI & NFPA 780, and performing "Electrical Troubleshooting", offering Grounding, Power Quality and Lightning Protection" courses, according to LPI & NFPA, Site Survey Troubleshooting,    and solving Grounding and Power Quality problems that cause "Plant Shut Down",utilizing modern "Troubleshooting" techniques and equipment to diagnose problems.

ELECTRICAL GROUNDING TRAINING   

SOME OF OUR CLIENTS

In the U.S., The US Department of Defense, SPAWAR (Space Naval Warfare Center) Norfolk, Virginia, U.S. Atlantic Fleet/NATO Operations Center, GTE, GTE Wireless, AT&T, Motorola, Lucent Technologies, Phillis/Conoco,

In CANADA, Department of National Defense, Royal Canadian Navy and Royal Canadian Air Force,Hydro One, Nova Chemicals, Pepsi Bottling Group, Syncrude Canada Ltd., SNC-Lavalin, TransCanada Pipelines, University of Toronto,

In Mexico, The Caribbean and all Latinoamerica: Colombian Navy, Mexican Navy, Telemex, Telcel, Iusacell, Pemex, Avantel, PDVSA, ECOPETROL, Phenix Gas Processing, PowerGen, Petrotrin,Phillips, Conoco among other important clients.

Provides Grounding Studies for Low (Petrochemical ,"Touch" Potential and "Grid Potential Rise" in accordance with IEEE Standards; Perform specific power system studies of short-circuit, load flow, motor-starting
cable ampacity, stability, harmonic analysis, switching transient, reliability, ground mat, and more. IEEE 399-1997, IEEE 142-1991, IEEE80-1986, IEEE 81-1983

Provides ELECTRICAL Grounding Surveys and Electrical Grounding Programs.Brings installations "Up to "Code" and FCC/ RF Standards and Solves "Grounding" and "Power Quality" issues

Services to the Electrical Power, Petrochemical/Gas,Nuclear,Telecommunications, Mining, Government and major industries


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Technical Training
Grounding, Lightning Protection & Power Quality Courses

GST Electricity Technical Training: Electrical Grounding Courses, North Idaho College and Engineering Institute of Canada Certification (C.E.U. units).
  • Electrical Grounding Course
    NEC, Canadian (CEC) and Mexican Electrical Code (NOM-001, SEDE) and Latin American Electrical Code Requirements, Grounding Electrode System, System Grounding, Safety/Equipment Grounding, Grounding of Separately Derived Systems, Grounding for Multiple Buildings, Lightning Protection Grounding, Telecommunications Site Grounding, Computer/ADP Critical Equipment Grounding, Instrumentation & Control Grounding, Grounding for Electromagnetic Interference (EMI, Grounding for radio Frequency Interference (RFI), Grounding for Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), Cathodic Protection & Grounding, Grounding Grid Design, Grounding Ring design, Grounding Site Surveys

  • Lightning Protection
    General requirements per LPI, NFPA 780 and UL,ordinary structures and materials,Air Terminals devices, flat or gently sloping roofs, projection structures,specialty roof types,Protection principles, zone and cone of protection, conductors & fittings, Grounding and Bonding, Equipotentiality, structural steel systems, elevated storage structures, steeples and heavy duty stacks, Masts and Overhead cables,Medium & High voltage facilities Lightning Protection, Surge Arrestors, substation equipment protectionffices, Lightning Safety and Risk Analysis.
  • Power Quality
    Electrical Theory, The sine Wave, Ohm, Faraday & Lenz Laws, Sine Wave Disturbances, Transient Overvoltage, Voltage & Current Harmonics, Control & Solutions for PQ Problems, Electrical Grounding, Site Survey and Power Analysis, Service Panels Measurements, Transformers, Motors, Grounding of Transformers and Motors,Adjustable Speed Drives,PQ Measurements: Voltage, Current, Load Balance, Harmonics, Power Factor/Displacement Power Factor, Active Power, Reactive Power, apparent Power, Electrical & Magnetic Fields, RF and MW Radiation
  • Electrical Calculations
    Raceway & Box Sizing: sizing raceways, nipples, outlet boxes, junction boxes, pull boxes, surface raceways and wireways, Conductor Sizing & Overcurrent Protection, Grounding conductors sizing, Motor & Transformers, Voltage Drop
  • Residential Load Calculations
    Residential branch circuits, feeder & service calculations, number of circuits, branch circuit conductor sizes & protection for AC, heating, appliances & ranges, multifamily load calculations
  • Delta/Delta  Delta/WYE Transformers
  • Electrical Theory
         Grounding and Power Quality Site Surveys
    • Electrical Grounding Courses,Power Quality Courses and Site Surveys: External & Internal Grounding Systems,
    • Grounding Lightning Protection System,
    • Grounding of Halo ground Systems,
    • Ground Resistance & Resistivity Measurements
    • NEC & Industry Standards Compliance
    • Telecommunication's Grounding Systems,
    • Capacitor Banks,
    • Motor Control Centers,
    • RF/MW Radiation Safety, Electrical & Magnetic Field Radiation measurements



    Design & Engineering

    Engineering/Design
    • Generation & Emergency Power Systems
    • Substation Design & Power Distribution Systems
    • Power Protection, Control & Monitoring Systems
    • Instrumentation & Controls Engineering
      On-Site Commissioning/Start-Up Support, PLC's (Allen-Bradley, Siemens S7, Modicon, GE Fanuc, Industrial Control) and Distributed Control Systems (Fisher, Bailey, Valmet)
    • Software Development & Communications Systems
      Local Area Network (LAN) Design, PLC Network Design, Supervisory Control & Data Acqusition (SCADA) Network System Design, Telemetry/Radio System Design, Human Machine Interface (HMI).

      Scope Management, Construction Management:Quality Assurance and Field Inspections, NESC & Safe Work Practices, NEC Compliance Inspections, Project Startup/Commissioning, Project Documentation & Turnover


    TRANSLATION SERVICES   ENGLISH/SPANISH - SPANISH/ENGLISH TECHNICAL TRANSLATION SERVICES

    • BOOKS
    • Full service translation for Technology, Engineering, Science and Industry. Specialized in ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS for major industries
    • Translation of Manuals, RFQ's, Proposals, System Descriptions, CAD Drawings, Web Sites, Brochures, Business correspondence and more.
    • Book written in Spanish by Mr. Pablo Diaz on "ELECTRICAL GROUNDING" "Soluciones Pr�cticas para la Puesta a Tierra"
    • order from Mcgraw-Hill in Mexico Tel: 01-55-1500-5050


    Standards for Grounding  

    • ANSI/IEEE std. 80-2000 "Guide to Safety in AC Substation Grounding",
    • IEEE 399-1997 IEEE Recommended Practice for Power Systems Analysis (Brown Book)
    • IEEE 142-1991 IEEE Recommended Practice for Grounding of Industrial and Commercial Power Systems
    • ANSI/IEEE Std 837-1989 Standard for qualifying Permanent Connections used in Substation Grounding",
    • IEEE/Std 367-1979 :IEEE Guide for the maximum Electric Power Station GroundPotential Rise", MikeHolt.comand Earth Surface Potentials of a Ground System
    • NFPA 70 "National Electrical Code",
    • NFPA 780 "Standard for the Installation of Lightning Protection Systems",

    Contact us: pablodiaz@gstgrounding.com



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    3309 e. Fairway Dr.,  Coeur D'Alene, Idaho 83815  USA
    Tels: (208) 964-0699   

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    OUR REPRESENTATIVE IN THE CARIBBEAN

    ATESCO POWER LIMITED
    Ainsley Aarón
    2 Crown Trace
    Lange Park, Chaguanas
    Trinidad W.I.
    Tel: 868 392-7283
    Fax: 868 671-2191
    Cell: 868 685-7283
    US 1-561-273-9720
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    OUR REPRESENTATIVES IN MEXICO

    NAJI CONSTRUCCIONES, S.A.
    ARQ. Fernando Nava
    Cefeo 5 Col. Prado Churubusco
    C.P. 04230
    México, D.F.
    Tel./Fax: 5581-5118
    Contacte nuestra Oficina


    REPRESENTACIONES TORRES, S.A.

    Ing. Adrián Jesús Torres Ibarra
    Herrera y Cairo 1663 Col Ladrón de Guevara
    Guadalajara, Jalisco 44660
    México
    Tel: 044 33 1328 0361
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    REPRESENTACIONES MADRID, S.A.

    Ing. Gerardo Madrid
    Fraccionamiento La Rosita
    CP 32551, Cd. Juarez, Chih. Mex.
    Tel: 656-274- 8176
    656-254-3646
    Contacte nuestra Oficina