LightningMaster Corp

Sometimes Simple Really is Better

Download the PDF LIGHTNING PROTECTION FOR EXTERNAL FLOATING ROOF TANKS BACKGROUND A lightning strike consists of two components: a short duration, high-energy spike, followed by a longer duration, lower energy tail (see graph).  While the high-energy spike is truly impressive, it is the lower energy, long duration component that is actually responsible for ignitions in […]

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How To Survive The Storm

Download the PDF In 2009, API 545, “Recommended Practice for Lightning Protection of Above ground Storage Tanks for Flammable or Combustible Liquids”, First Edition, replaced the lightning protection portion of API 2003, “Protection Against Ignitions Arising Out of Static, Lightning, and Stray Currents”.  With the new Recommended Practice (RP) came the requirement for by-pass conductors […]

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[PR] Clearwater Lightning Protection and Static Solutions Company Listens When Clients Speak

Clearwater, Florida October 7, 2015: We know incorporating clients’ feedback into our design and manufacturing specifications is one of the reasons for our success. We may have taken that practice a bit too far this time, but we’ll never dispute a sure thing! In this unprecedented move to allow our clients to drive product naming conventions, […]

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