The most exciting concept to come out of the Lightning Protection sector for centuries is the idea of ‘Lightning Strike Prevention’. Now, preventing lightning itself is outside the scope of any working installation today. And maybe something for the scientific communities to think over. However, preventing an STRIKE-attachment to a structure IS something that is here and now!
Isolated LPS An example of a relatively recent innovation in protection concept introduced to the IEC standard IEC 62305. Is the Isolated LPS (Lightning Protection System). The Isolated LPS can be described as protection measures (e.g. lightning conductors) that achieve sufficient ‘separation‘ distance, electrically and/or physically, between that which is conducting the Lightning Current. That which […]