|View single post by Alex Rushing|
|Posted: Tue Jul 28th, 2020 10:33 am||
|Nothing wrong with wanting to ground these fans if you want the little extra "feel good". :)
Fans I run all day and night het grounded. The ground wire just needs to be attached to part of the metal frame.
Here I put the ground terminal on the screw that holds the switch in, which goes into the iron base, and subsequently the rest of the fan's iron. :)
Antique style grounded plugs aren't very nice relative to real antique two prong plugs, but do the job nicely.
I have four grounded fans used every day unsupervised. Keep in mind though, these have been completely restored and/electrically and mechanically overhauled.
28646 - living room(used to be)
27666 - bedside fan - 8-16hr a day.
28646 - Wherever big fan.
Was it necessary? No, not really. Was it much trouble to do? No. Does it make the fans a tiny bit safer? Yes