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Lightning Pole Design

The true purpose of a Lightning Pole Design is often misunderstood. Many believe the myth that lightning poles “attract” lightning… The lightning pole design system is designed to be an excellent conductor and thus allows the lightning current to flow to a safe earth without causing heat

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What Lightning Protection Companies Do

Proper protection from lightning strike damage is a major consideration for most companies and thus require the expertise of lightning protection companies. A typical lightning strike event include currents of around 10,000 to 50,000 amps with a 10% to 90% rise-time of between 1 and

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Weerlig

Weerlig is ‘n uiters kragtige natuurlike verskynsel van elektrostatiese ontlading wat tydens ‘n donderstorm ontstaan. Die skielike ontlading gaan gepaard met die uitstraling van sigbare lig (weerlig) asook ander vorme van elektromagnetiese straling. Die elektriese stroom wat deur die lug vloei verhit die lug baie

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Lightning protection system design

Various materials are used for and to make up lightning protection system design, so it is of grave importance to carefully consider where the air terminal will provide the greatest protection. The historical understanding of lightning, from statements made by Ben Franklin, assumed that each

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Lightning Arrester Pole

A Lightning Arrester Pole is a metal pole mounted on a structure with the intension to protect the structure from a lightning strikes. In the case where lightning strikes the structure, it will strike the Lightning Arrester Pole and be conducted to ground, rather than

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Lightning Arresters

A lightning arrester or  lightning arrestor also known as a lightning diverter is a device that is used on many electrical and telecommunication systems to protect it against the damage caused by lightning strikes. Typically most lightning arrester setups feature both a high-voltage and a ground

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