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Everything You Need To Know About The Perfect Grounding Rod

A grounding system’s job is to connect the electrical system of a facility to the ground underneath. It helps carry unexpected electrical charges safely to the ground without harming any other source. For example, grounding system limits the potentials of lightning to create havoc on the property, e…

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No. 1 Fuel Tank Lightning Protection Solution

Lightning strikes are far more common than many realise and with the changes in the global climate and changing weather patterns, they are well and truly on the increase. 

Petrochemical storage tanks at Oil & Gas Production and Disposal facilities are particularly susceptible to lightning strike…

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Commercial Lightning Protection for Railways

Lightning is a natural phenomenon that can have a significant impact on railway facilities. Electricity is a major part of railway system operations and the multitude of parts and components it takes to build the railroads across the world are numerous.

A train is a metallic structure, equiva…

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Lightning Protection System – not an Artefact, but a Necessity

While lightning rods are often seen as an artefact, a lightning protection system is a necessity for every business.

Your business faces many risks if you have not installed a lightning protection system on your premises. If lightning strikes a business without a clear path to ground, the current…

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Prevent Lightning Damage to Your Power Plant and Keep Powering Society

From operating house hold appliances to connecting global business, electricity is pivotal to modern society. Large power plants have been built to supply energy and they are often required to operate round the clock to fulfil energy demands.

Power generation plants face many challenges to meet t…

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Making Data Centers More Reliable with Our Grounding Rod

Data centers need to achieve unprecedented level of uptime to keep pace with modern business demands. To achieve this goal, data centers need to pay increased attention to facility infrastructure issues, including grounding systems.

A grounding system is not just an insurance policy against light…

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Lightning Safety Tips That Every Employer Should Know

With the changing weather pattern worldwide, the monsoon rains in many regions too have changed, with lightning and thunder often accompanying them. Unlike in the recent past when the rains often just fell silently.

Lightning is one of the leading causes of injury and death from weather-relat…

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A Systematic Approach towards Lightning Protection

Due to the changing weather phenomenon, the number of lightning strikes has significantly increased.  All too often when lightning strikes an industrial plant, equipment is damaged and operations curtailed; there is an initial rush to get the plant operational again – A reasonable response. Once the…

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Number 1 Reason Why Yearly Maintenance of Lightning Protection Design System is Important

It’s important to ensure that your facility’s lightning protection design system is in good condition and in proper working order. This means having regular maintenance and repair to help determine and identify potential problems. If these systems aren’t working as they should, they could cause …

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Lightning Protection Design Systems

Lightning is the natural electric discharge of static electricity in the atmosphere between clouds or between a cloud and the Earth.

Underwriters’ Laboratories Inc. states: “Each year, thousands of homes and other properties are damaged or destroyed by lightning… Lightning is responsible for more…

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Why is the Lightning Protection Design so Critical

The lightning threat to mankind is well known (even without considering economic losses) because, in every second there are at least 8 lightning strikes around the world.

Lightning protection design systems help shield the workforce from danger, assist in the protection of equipment from damage and…

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Why install a Lightning Protection System - 5 Critical Risk Factors

Lightning can cause severe damage and destruction to the buildings that it strikes, leaving owners to pay massive amounts in repairs and damages. However, by getting a lightning protection system you can rest easy knowing that no lightning strike will increase your business risk.

Lightning Elimin…

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Safe and Reliable Lightning Protection Systems

Traditional lightning protection systems (LPS) transfer the lightning current safely to the ground. These systems include air terminations, down conductors and earth termination systems and they are also known as a lightning protection grounding systems.  They are intended to provide a low resistanc…

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The Effectiveness of a Proper Lightning Protection Design

It's important that your property, contents and personnel are protected from the dangers of lightning at all times. Whether you are building new premises for your company or your existing building needs a lightning protection upgrade, we are the experts who can design, install and maintain a compreh…

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Lightning Protection Systems to eliminate the risk of strike

Lightning Protection is avoided by most people until after a tragedy. We can only hope more people think about lightning protection in the calm before the storm.

Lightning protection has come a long way – technologically, practically and geographically. By assuming and actively engaging in indust…

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Lightning protection system that can best save investments

Thunderstorms can be quite fascinating and likely to be watched. The rapid flashes and the growling sound is a thrilling experience for many. However, there is no bigger menace to our everyday life than lightning. It has proved to be one of the most disastrous and fatal occurrences.

Lightning is …

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Lightning Safety Tips for Every Maritime Company Should Follow

Lightning seems like the ultimate “act of God”. Unpredictable, capricious – it can come as a literal bolt out of the blue.

Thus basic lightning safety tips can and do save lives. Following are a few very simple precautions:

 

Indoors:

  • Stand clear from electrical applianc…

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The Importance Of Maintaining A Lightning Rod Protection System

Lightning rods must undergo periodic inspections and maintenance, as indicated by national and international regulations. These periodic inspections allow the detection of deviation from reference standards or anomalies in the installations caused by environmental conditions such as corrosions, inco…

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Lightning Safety Tips To Avoid The Risks Associated With Lightning Strikes

Summer brings thunderstorms, and with them the chance of lightning strikes.

So what do you do when you hear the thunder?

Continue with your work till the thunder and lightning get closer? Sit on a bench under a tree to see what happens? Or get in your car and drive to safety?

The correct answer…

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Lightning Protection System – Protecting Industries Since 1971

The cost of replacing equipment and electronics or dealing with fire after a sudden severe lightning strike is enough inspiration to acquire a lightning protection system.

Lightning Protection Design

Lightning can strike a structure in many ways:

  • Direct strikes
  • Side flash
  • Ground current
  • Conduction
  • Streamer…

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