Tag: axis electrical components

Wind Turbines

Why Wind Turbines needs Lightning & Surges Protection?

In this article, we will explore the importance, design & installation of Lightning & Surge Protection for wind turbines. This essential topic explores the cutting-edge strategies and technologies used to protect these towering giants from lightning strikes and transient over-voltages, ensuring their reliable operation, minimising downtime, and safeguarding valuable components …

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Battery Storage System

Why do Battery Storage Systems need Lightning & Surge Protection?

Battery storage systems have emerged as a pivotal technology in the energy revolution, enabling the storage of locally produced electricity on-site. These systems, often housed in containerized units, store power generated by renewable sources such as photovoltaic systems and wind turbines, and feed it back into the grid on demand. …

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Good Earthing

Good Earthing Essentials Explained!

Good earthing systems play a critical role in protecting structures, equipment, and personnel from the devastating effects of lightning strikes. With fast rise times and large magnitude currents associated with lightning, special attention is required when designing and implementing earthing systems. This guide will walk you through the essential characteristics …

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EV Charging Station

EV Charging Station Safety – The Surprising Need for Earthing

Earthing, also known as grounding, is a crucial aspect of electrical safety for EV charging stations. It involves connecting the metal components of the charging station to the earth using a conductor to divert any electrical current that may occur due to a fault in the charging station or other …

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Earth Rod Installation BS 7430 and IEC 62305

Calculation of Earth Rod using BS 7430 & IEC 62305

A well-designed earthing system is the fundamental requirement for any electrical structure or system, regardless of the voltage level. International standards such as IEC 62305 and BS 7430 play a crucial role in ensuring safety by defining earthing design practices for various electrical installations. Earthing systems consist of earth electrodes, …

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ESE Coverage Area Calculation

Lightning Arrester Coverage Area Calculation Explained

What is Lightning Arrester’s Coverage Area? The coverage area of a Lightning Arrester (or Air Terminal) is the area within which the arrester can effectively protect a structure from lightning strikes. This area is determined by the spacing between air terminals. In this blog, we have explained the Lightning Arrester’s …

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Covered Conductor Accessories for Electrical Distribution

Let’s dive into the world of Covered Conductor Accessories, an essential component in the electrical distribution network. The significance of these accessories cannot be overstated, as they play a pivotal role in ensuring the reliability and efficiency of power distribution systems. In this blog, we will explore the various types …

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TNSC Earthing System

TNCS Earthing System – Explained In Detail

TNCS  earthing systems are a type of electrical earthing system that protect people and structures from electrical hazards and ensure the safety and reliability of the installation process. TNCS (TN-C-S) systems are characterised by using a combined neutral and earth conductor (C and S), which connects the electrical installation to …

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Copper Flats

Copper Flats VS Galvanized Iron Flats – Which one is better?

Earthing is a crucial aspect of electrical safety in any structure. There are a variety of earthing techniques available to enable the fault current to flow safely into the earth. Most of the time we select products that are easily available at a lower cost, but this is a wrong …

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Lightning Strike Counter

Installation of Lightning Strike Counter

How many times is your building hit by lightning every year? A Lightning Strike Counter will give you the exact count. It is specially designed to record the number of lightning strike events and help you identify if your system requires any maintenance. In this blog, we will deep dive …

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