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Lightning Safety & Protection

Protecting Your Property: Understanding Lightning Risk in the Red Zone 

May 1, 2024
2023 U.S. Lightning Density Map by Vaisala XWeather Protecting Your Property: Understanding Lightning Risk in the Red Zone Lightning strikes might seem less dangerous compared to earthquakes or hurricanes. However, their frequency and potential for damage should not be underestimated. Lightning strikes can cause devastating fires, electrical damage, and even pose significant risks to human...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Bolstering Battery Tank Safety: The Important Role of Effective Lightning Protection

April 24, 2024
Bolstering Battery Tank Safety: The Important Role of Effective Lightning Protection In industrial settings where battery tanks stand as vital components, ensuring safety measures are crucial. Among the numerous hazards, lightning strikes pose a significant threat, potentially leading to catastrophic outcomes such as explosions and extensive damage.  The Dangers of Lightning Strikes  The colossal energy discharged...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Proper Grounding: Why It Matters for Lightning Protection Systems

April 17, 2024
Proper Grounding: Why It Matters for Lightning Protection Systems Safeguarding infrastructure against lightning strikes remains a top priority for most regions in the United States. Lightning strikes pose a significant risk to both human life and the integrity of buildings, equipment, and electrical systems. To mitigate these risks effectively, it’s essential to implement a lightning...
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