Grounding the SRX240 Services Gateway

The following tools and parts are required for grounding the SRX240 Services Gateway:

Figure 15 shows the SRX240 grounding point.

Figure 15: Grounding the SRX240 Services Gateway

 Grounding the SRX240 Services
Gateway

The ground wire from the rear panel of SRX240 Services Gateway needs to be connected to the local earth ground, and then attached to the chassis grounding points using one M3 screw. The services gateway must be permanently connected to the ground before you power it on.

Table 24 lists the specifications of the grounding cable used with the services gateway.

Table 24: Grounding Cable Specifications for the Services Gateway

Grounding Requirement

Specification

Grounding cable

14 AWG single-strand wire cable

Amperage of grounding cable

Up to 4 A

Grounding lug

Ring-type, vinyl-insulated TV14-6R lug or equivalent

Caution: Before you begin installation of the services gateway, ensure that,a licensed electrician must attach a cable lug to the grounding and power cables that you use. A cable with an incorrectly attached lug can damage the services gateway (for example, by causing a short circuit).

To ground the services gateway:

  1. Connect the grounding cable to a proper earth ground.
  2. Verify that a licensed electrician has attached the cable lug to the grounding cable.
  3. Place the grounding cable lug over the grounding point on the upper rear of the chassis.
  4. Secure the grounding cable lug to the grounding point with the screw. Apply between 6 in.-lb (0.67 Nm) and 8 in.-lb (0.9 Nm) of torque to the screws.
  5. Dress the grounding cable and verify that it does not touch or block access to the services gateway components and that it does not cause create a tripping hazard.

Note: The services gateway must be permanently connected to ground during normal operation.

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