Transient Voltage Surge Suppression

What is Transient Voltage Surge Suppression? Along with proper lightning protection equipment and techniques, surge suppression is another important factor when protecting your employees, property, and assets from lightning and surge damage. Energy surges can cause extended periods of downtime, which can be detrimental to your business and bottom-line. There are many factors to consider […]

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Structural Lightning Protection

Structural Lightning Protection and Why is it So Important? A bolt of lightning contains amazing amounts of energy; anywhere from a few thousand amps to as much as 100,000 amps. It doesn’t take an electrical engineer to understand that a lightning bolt is potentially very dangerous. Apart from the primary damage, there can also be […]

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Prepare for the Upcoming Storm Season

Summer Brings Storm Season Summer is not too far away, which is good news for those of you looking forward to some time off. However, summer is also the time when storms, specifically thunderstorms, occur. “When thunder roars, go indoors” as the old saying goes, but what about buildings, facilities, and other outdoor equipment? Unfortunately, […]

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Bonding and Grounding

Lightning Protection with Bonding and Grounding For many industries, such as the petroleum industry, the topic of lightning protection comes up frequently. This is not surprising since oil and gas facilities are usually large facilities, made mostly of metal, and sit exposed to the elements. It is not unusual to hear about either lightning strikes […]

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How Static Electricity Can Damage Your Systems

Static Electricity: The Hidden Hand You may have a vague memory of your science teacher experimenting with static electricity back in your school days. This more-so simplistic concept usually involves a balloon, wool, and human hair, wherein the teacher rubs the balloon on wool and then puts it near the head. This, in turn, causes […]

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Best Surge Protection: Facts You Should Know

Do Not Settle for Second-Best when it Comes to Surge Protection Why the Best Surge Protection is Necessary Surges are transient waves that occur upon a spike in voltage. The length of time for these sub-cycle overvoltage’s can vary according to the reason behind the surge. When lightning strikes objects, such as telephone lines, cable […]

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Outdoor Lightning Safety For Your Employees

What can you do to implement outdoor lightning safety plans and equipment to protect your employees and property? “Upon hearing thunder, it’s time to head indoors” is likely to be a constantly repeated and thus inherent notion for outdoor lightning safety. Some may be familiar with the 30/30 rule, essentially meaning that if the time […]

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Lightning Master In-Tank Static Drain (ITSD)

Several years ago, Lightning Master modified one of its existing products, an appliance designed in the mid-1980s to be part of a lightning protection system for tall broadcast towers, to serve to mitigate the danger of ignition in petroleum processing and storage tanks from static and lightning. In the case of static, it acts to […]

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