Electrician and Electrical Contractor Terminology.
|Gassing (Battery) – The evolution of gas from one or more of the electrodes in a cell. Gassing commonly results from local action (self discharge) or from the electrolysis of water in the electrolyte during charging.
|Gateway – The Gateway is a computer which provides interfaces between the local computer system and one or several SCADA (or RCC) systems.
|Gel – A chemical compound used to seal and mechanically cushion fiber optic filament in a cable. The cleaners used to remove are made by American Polywater.
|Gel Cleaner – A chemical based cleaner used to remove the gel in a fiber optic cable. Gel cleaner is made by American Polywater Corp.
|Generator Step-Up (GSU) – Generator step up is done by transformers directly connected to the generator output terminals. This is usually done via busbars in large generating stations. They normally have a high voltage in secondary and high current in primary.
|GF – Ground Fault.
|Gin – A device used for temporary lifting.
|GIS – Gas Insulated Switchgear (usually SF6).
|Glare – A sensation of uncomfortable brightness, usually coming from a luminaire at angles between horizontal and 45 degrees below horizontal.
|Global Positioning System – A system used for locating objects on Earth precisely, using a system of satellites in geostationary orbit in space. Often used by digital relays to obtain accurate time information.
|GMT – Greenwich Mean Time.
|Gnd – Ground.
|Grease – 1) Slang for Cable Pulling Lubricant, a chemical compound used to reduce pulling tension by lubricating a cable when pulled into a duct or conduit. 2) Slang for Dielectric Grease, a silicone based chemical compound used to seal and lubricate connections.
|Grip All Stick – See Shotgun Stick.
|Ground – 1. An electrical term meaning to connect to the earth. 2. A conducting connection, whether intentional or accidental by which an electric circuit, or equipment, is connected to the earth or some conducting body that serves in place of the earth.
|Ground Fault – An undesired current path between ground and an electrical potential.
|Grunt – A lineman’s helper.
|GTO – Gate Turn-off Thyristor.
|Gut – Slang for “Line Hose”.
|Guy Strain Insulator – An insulator, normally porcelain, used to electrically isolate one part of a down guy from another. Guy Strain Insulators are made by Porcelain Products.
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