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2012-07-06 23:02:31

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Lightning Protection Technologies (LPT) markets. The global market for Lightning Protection Technologies is projected to reach US$1.05 billion by 2018, spurred by significant rise in number of lightning strikes, fatalities as well as mounting infrastructure losses in recent years. The urgent need to minimize huge loss of life and property underscores the importance of immediate and effective measures for installation and...

2012-04-27 23:03:41

Galvan Industries´ new stainless steel “one size fits all” ground rod clamp is made of 304 stainless steel. It is lightweight, corrosion resistant and can be used with more types and sizes of ground rods than any other clamp. In fact, for most contractors, the new SRC-SS may be the only clamp they ever need to buy. (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 Galvan Industries´ new stainless steel “one size fits all” ground rod clamp is unique in both design and construction....

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Galvan's new connector promotion offers distributors two options for earning VISA Gift Cards worth $25 or $100. The promotion runs through April 15. Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Galvan Electrical's newest connector promotion offers electrical distributors and wholesalers two ways to earn VISA Gift Cards worth $25 or $100. From now through April 15, companies making a connector purchase worth at least $400 will receive a $25 gift card. Orders of $1000 or more will receive a $100...

2011-05-25 07:40:00

MARYVILLE, Mo., May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- May is National Electrical Safety Month and the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) and the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) are reminding homeowners about the dangers of lightning; an underrated and often forgotten electrical hazard. According to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.), lightning is responsible for billions of dollars in property damage. The I.I.I. cites a 14.8% increase in 2010 vs. 2009...

2011-03-03 07:50:00

MARYVILLE, Mo., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Lightning is the most frequently experienced weather peril, and its destructive electricity is responsible for billions of dollars in losses to homes and businesses in the U.S. Lightning protection systems can provide security and peace of mind to protect commercial, industrial and residential structures, but it's important that quality control guidelines are met to ensure systems comply with national installation safety standards....


Latest Lightning protection system Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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