Review of the latest Lightning Protection news

Citel’s Lightning Counter Provides Real Time Localised Detection Of Lightning

citel LSC AAvailable from specialist distributor Switchtec, a Lightning Current Counter from leading Surge Protection Device Manufacturer “Citel” which records localised lightning strikes.

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British Standard For Lightning Protection System Components Published

BSENIEC62561 2BS EN IEC 62561-2:2018

Lightning protection system components (LPSC). Part 2:
Requirements for conductors and earth electrodes (IEC 62561-2:2018)

Publication Date: 12 April 2018

Replaces BS EN 62561-2:2012

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BS EN 62561-1 Lightning Protection System Components Updated

BSEN62561 1BS EN 62561-1
Lightning protection system components (LPSC).
Requirements for connection components

Publication Date: 28 July 2017
Replaces: BS EN 62561-1:2012

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Safely Handle Lightning Currents Up To 50 kA With The Phoenix Contact FLT-SEC-PLUS 264

FLT SEC PLUS 264The new FLT-SEC-PLUS 264 type 1 lightning current arresters from Phoenix Contact are used in mains supplies with 230/400 volt networks. Even in the event of high lightning currents up to 50 kA per position, systems are protected and can continue running unaffected.

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Type 1 Lightning Current Arresters Without Line Follow Current For A 400/690 V Network From Phoenix Contact

FLT SEC PLUSThe new FLT-SEC-PLUS 440 type 1 lightning current arresters from Phoenix Contact are specifically suitable for industrial and wind energy applications with 400/690 V networks. They enable you to safely handle high lightning currents up to 35 kA per position.

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The World's Narrowest Type-2 Surge Protection from Phoenix Contact

Valvetrab-SECThe new Valvetrab-SEC from Phoenix Contact, the world's narrowest type-2 surge protective device, offers impressive features such as durability and high performance, thanks to the use of Safe Energy Control (SEC) technology.

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The World's Narrowest, Pluggable Lightning Arrester Combination from Phoenix Contact

Flashtrab-SEC-T1+T2The Flashtrab-SEC-T1+T2 protective device combination consists of line-follow-current-free type 1 lightning arresters on the basis of a spark gap and varistor-based type 2 surge protective devices. This combination, in just one device, is the only one on the market worldwide.

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New Enhanced Compact Surge Protection up to 32A from Furse

Mains protectorThe latest D/DS range is designed to complement the existing D1 Series of ESP products providing a further enhanced series to our existing ESP range of mains protector range for specific systems.

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Hazardous Areas – Are yours Protected?

Hazardous AreaMany industries, such as petrochemical, oil & gas and food & beverage, face the ongoing challenge of protecting people and property from the risk presented by potentially explosive atmospheres.

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New Heat Weldable Lightning Conductor Clips from Furse

Furse Heat Weldable ClipsInvented and developed by Furse, this range of heat weldable lightning conductor clips provides a quick, easy and reliable method of securing flat tape or solid circular lightning conductor to single ply polypropylene, polyethylene and PVC roofing membranes, where solvent welding is not applicable.

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