Lightning Risk. In a world increasingly driven by quantitative Risk Assessment (QRA) techniques. It’s important to understand what the predicted impacts are as a result of our current trajectory (as humans). For Example the direction of travel that the population of planet earth seems to be following – in terms of climate change: Increasing Lightning […]
Lightning Protection Design to IEC BS EN 62305 During the early stages of consultations concerning the client’s Lightning Protection Design Project we’re often asked two questions:
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Why do petrochemical plants need lightning protection And How does it Differ. Well, the economics of the petrochemical industry dictates that the processing of petroleum products reside in very large plants. Also, many of which in situ, in parts of the world where thunderstorms frequently occur. Therefore, a number of reasons why lightning is a […]
Very few consider that they or their assets will be struck by lightning. People relegate the threat of lightning to chance and are confident it will not affect them. This is a mentality that may come back to haunt them if new scientific research is correct.
Lightning … incredible to view, frustrating to be affected by and fatal in proximity … As the UK has basked in glorious summer weather, in recent weeks it has also been victim to brutal thunderstorms. Three different scenarios highlight the beauty, strength and danger of lightning.