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Dramatically Improve Your Odds of Making it Through the Upcoming Lightning Season Without a Fire

The primary factor determining whether or not there will be a fire in the event of a direct or close lightning strike to a tank battery is the presence or absence of flammable gasses. The formula for this is rather simple: gasses = fire, no gasses = no fire. The American Petroleum Institute API 2003, [...]
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The Effect of Tank Venting on Lightning and Static Ignitions at Production and Disposal Sites

Lightning and static triggered fires at production and disposal sites have become a major problem in the industry, causing damage to or loss of sites, lost product, lost production, cleanup and other problems. In many cases, losses are driving insurance premiums and deductibles out of sight. It seems like the problem is getting worse, although […]

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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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Around the Oil Patch: UL Listed Parts, UL Certified Lightning Protection System Installers

“I’ve seen too many improperly protected oil and gas sites destroyed by lightning,” says Lightning Master President Bruce Kaiser. “But I’ve never seen one of our sites damaged unless the operator had changed something after we left.” Is there a secret to why Lightning Master static and lightning protection consistently provides complete protection? There is […]

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Lightning Master Announces UL Certified Employees and UL Listed Stainless Steel Lightning Protection Systems

Lightning Master Corporation announces UL Listing of Stainless Steel Lightning protection products, UL certified installers, field operations and engineers. Lightning Master Corporation (LMC) is a global, full service manufacturing company specializing in lightning protection, static solutions, surge protection and grounding. CLEARWATER, Fla. (PRWEB) February 15, 2018 — Lightning Master® Employees and Stainless Steel Products receive UL Certification Lightning […]

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The Leading Company in Global Lightning Protection Now Offers a Quality Assurance and Quality Control Program

Lightning Master Corporation (LMC) is a one-stop consulting, design & engineering, manufacturing and installation company specifically dedicated to lightning protection, surge suppression and grounding. LMC has been in the business of lightning and surge protection for over 30 years. Due to our success, commitment, growth and customer requests, we’ve decided to add another layer of […]

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Around the Oil Patch – Midland Reporter-Telegrams Oil Report

Revolutionary in-pipe generator uses gas flow to power SCADA systems, more at remote locations Getting power to a remote well or facility is a challenge, no matter what currently popular method you choose. Running power lines across the desert is very expensive; solar power is costly, unreliable and requires regular cleaning; internal combustion-powered generators require […]

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