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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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Lightning Dissipated With LEC Lightning Protection Designs

Across industries, powerful lightning strikes can injure personnel, destroy assets, and disrupt processes through fire, explosion and electrical damages are clear. Even if the facility is not directly struck by lightning, secondary effects such as transient voltage can fry sensitive circuitry in the…

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Unmatched Performance Every Time From Lightning Protection System

Direct lightning strikes and their secondary effects are some of the most harmful natural occurrences because they can occur anywhere and hit any project. For many industrial plants, the effects of even one direct strike are too much to bear and can result in the loss of tens of millions of dollars.…

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The Lightning Protection System Of Your Choice

Lightning is caused by the build-up of static electricity within a thundercloud. Negative charge accumulates at the bottom of the cloud and induces a positive charge on the surface of the earth. When the potential between the cloud and ground reaches about a billion volts, a downward leader begins t…

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Protect Your Facility With LEC Lightning Protection Solutions

Lightning is an awe-inspiring natural phenomenon that can discharge up to 200,000 amps in a fraction of seconds. In fact, cloud to ground strikes is the most dangerous form of lightning for property and human life. A direct lightning strike can have devastating effects on people, assets and our natu…

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Lightning Protection Is Not An Option.

Lightning Protection is easy to forget. Most people only think about it 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 e…

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Lightning Protection FAQ for Novice

Lightning Eliminators & Consultant Inc., lightning protection system is a comprehensive coordinated approach to complete industrial protection caused by lightning and transient currents.

Let us provide you answers to your commonly asked questions.

Is lightning protection required?

Yes, it’s…

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Complete Lightning Protection Solutions for every Industry

Industrial lightning protection for businesses is vital to their success.

A direct lightning strike can damage structures, critical equipment and also the occupants as it can induce fast transient overvoltages into the power system. At Lightning Eliminators & Consultant Inc. we offer superior lig…

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Lightning Rod Protection vs Charge Transfer Technology

A Lightning protection system is designed to protect a structure from damage due to a lightning strike. Lightning Eliminators and Consultant Inc, has been installing the best protection systems for every industry for over 40 years.

For over two centuries, lightning rod served as the primary means…

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