Equipotential wire in CT

What is the use of equipotential wire in high rating CT's?
asked 8/23/2012
chakradhar2
chakradhar

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I think it is to distribute any uneven charge build up evenly around the surface. It prolongs the life or something to that effect.
answered 8/26/2012 Steven McFadyen 246
Steven McFadyen

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