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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...
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Lightning Protection for Water & Wastewater Plants

GRWA Winter Spring Edition 2018 BY BRUCE A. KAISER, CEO, LIGHTNING MASTER CORPORATION Plant operator quiz:  One South Florida wastewater...
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Around the Oil Patch: Published June 11, 2017 in the Midland Reporter-Telegrams Oil Report

Wet AND dry weather are both dangerous for tank battery arcing Lightning Master makes tank batteries safer, rain or shine...
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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...
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Protecting Storage Tanks from Lightning

Providing adequate and effective lightning protection for storage tanks constitutes a beneficial and cost-effective step in assuring both personnel safety...
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Progress In Lightning And Static Protection

Download the PDF What have the latest revisions to NFPA 780 and API RP 545 achieved and how much work...
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Companies Protect Tanks from Lightning Strikes

Original interview on KMOT-TV can be found here. Saltwater disposal sites are necessary for oil production, but summer storms often...
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IEEE Proceedings of the Southeastcon ’91 The NASA/IEEE Premier Annual Meeting in the Southeast

Download the PDF DC Dissipation Current from Elements Used for Lightning Protection on 115 KV Transmission Lines S. Grzybowski.  A...
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Grounding for Antennas &Transmission Lines

Download the PDF It was a stormy night... The importance of grounding. It's nearly done.  After all those months, weeks,...
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Static Dissipation Arrays

Download the PDF Static dissipation arrays: a buyer's guide Static dissipation array is a generic description of a system using...
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Lightning Protection Theory: More Fuel for the Debate

Download the PDF A clear understanding of the operational theory of streamer-delaying products might lead the technology’s opponents to take another look...
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Single-Point Grounding For Communications Sites

Download the PDF Single-point grounding is the most critical element of a three-part process involving effective bonding and grounding, transient...
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A Three-Tiered Approach to Lightning Control

Download the PDF Operator Certification Test Advanced Extra Credit Question #6 You are the operator of a water treatment plant....
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When Lightning Strikes

Download the PDF The bearings on a submersible pump at the Loxahatchee River District Wastewater Treatment Plant in South Florida...
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Lightning Protection for Pipeline Compressor Stations & Other Facilities

Download the PDF ByBruce A. Kaiser, President, Lightning Master Corp., Clearwater, Florida If your pipeline or distribution system is using...
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Lightning Protection’s Potential Pitfalls and Best Practices

Download the PDF Lightning Protection's Potential Pitfalls and Best Practices By Bruce Kaiser, Lightning Master Corp. With a few basic...
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Static and Lightning Protection for Tanks

Download the PDF On occasion in our industry, certain types of tanks explode or catch fire, sometimes, but not always,...
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Static Solutions

Download the PDF In 2009, an operator in North Dakota began installing guided wave radar level sensors in fiberglass produced...
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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...
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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...
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