How Spark Gap SPDs are used for Testing and Selection of Voltage Protection Level & Follow Current

SPD is a device designed to protect electrical circuitry from voltage spikes. SPD limits the over voltage in an electrical network by diverting, blocking or by shorting any unwanted voltages above aRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

How safe are your safety devices

Any one would expect a safety device like SPD- Surge protection Device to “fail safely” in case of any abnormalities above the SPD’s limit. Also, situations like Neutral cut or shift inRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Fire Due to Electrical Short Circuit

Fire in buildings due to electrical short circuit is common from the day of invention of electricity. Statistics shows approximately 40 % fires in buildings are due to electrical reason such asRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

ESE vs Conventional in Lightning Protection System

Air Terminal in an external lightning protection systems can be divided into two categories, namely, conventional and non- conventional. The conventional systems use Franklin rods or mesh. Early Streamer Emission (ESE) andRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Earthing System – Material Selection, Life and Corrosion

An ideal earthing system especially the earth electrodes shall  offer long  life almost equal  to the life of a building or at least 30 to 40 years. But often the system degradesRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Earthing Electrodes – Best Installation Practices

Earthing System is essential for any electrical installation to avoid dangers associated with fault currents and lightning strikes. A properly designed common earthing system is used for both electrical system and lightningRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Copper Coated Steel and Skin Effect

Copper Coated Steel and Skin Effect Skin effect is  the  tendency  of  an  alternating  electric  current  (AC)  to  become  distributed within a conductor such that the current density is largest near theRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Conventional Vs Structural Earthing Analysis of Lightning Protection in Structures

  Lightning protection of structres are being done in 2 ways ,both confirming the indian standard.The first method is isolated protection(for convenience called as conventional method in this paper)and the second oneRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Basic Need of Structural Earthing for Smart Buildings & Modern Grids

L ightning have always been a fascinating natural phenomenon. However, they also present a risk for human and the environment that should not be underestimated. The task of a lightning protection systemRead More...
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Application Of HT Surge Arrested To Transformation

urge Arresters are used to Limit the surge voltage much below the voltage impulse withstanding level of  the near by apparatus and to divert Lightning current. The function of the earth conductorRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Lightning protection Insulated Down Conductors

Selection of components for Lightning protection is an area where mischievous stories are considered. Be it air termination or down conductors. One such area is insulated down conductors. Manufacturers recommend insulated downRead More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020

Low Voltage Electrical Safety Systems for Lifts & Elevators

1Commonly used safety measure: “Earthed Equipotential is at ion & Automatic Disconnection of Supply” 2Inspection and verification of L.V electrical system as per IEC 60364-6 Safety is achieved by (1) Separation, (2)Read More...
By : masteradmin | Dec 23, 2020