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How Lightning Forms

Proper lightning protection begins with learning how lightning forms. The High Cost of Lightning Strikes Whether you are in the petroleum or communications business, you know too well that lightning protection is a very important issue. In fact, lightning strikes are the single most dangerous aspect of running large facilities that are exposed to nature. […]

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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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