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Web Application Tool Helps Improve Lightning Protection

Web Application Tool Helps Improve Lightning Protection

A new tool from Ohio Brass helps evaluate lightning performance for typical 34.5, 69, 138 and 230 kV lines. The web application tool can determine impact of structure footing resistance on shield wire protection, while the user sees the impact of adding surge protection to line insulation.

Study the impact of various arrester spacings as well. An easy link goes to technical field support for more detailed analysis of specific lines.

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