Lightning protection and network surge arrester systems
October 2, 2018
Lightning protection and network surge arrester systems have become quite popular recently. According to Parafudr, in Germany alone, there is a loss of $ 200 million a year due to lightning.
For this reason, surge arrester products are very important. Type 1 spd systems, surge pulses Type 2 surge arrester must be used for protection against lightning. You can see the frequency of lightning falling during the year and how the lightning occurred. differentiating according to the sensitivity of your equipment there may be low-medium-high risk levels. For applications against lightning, for high risk levels It is generally seen that the application of lightning rod in buildings.
But it should not be forgotten that lightning only protects your building physically against the effects of lightning, electricity does not protect your equipment. For the protection of your electrical installation and equipment connected to the installation need to use surge arrester.