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2013-12-24 23:03:38

Recently, RFcnn.com has announced its new collection of lightning protectors. (PRWEB) December 24, 2013 RFcnn.com is a famous China-based protector supplier. Recently, the company has announced its new collection of lightning protectors. At the moment, each of the lightning protectors is offered at an affordable price, up to 32% off. Customers across the world can access its cheap, wonderful items until January 14, 2014. What’s more, the company is also offering similar discounts on...

2013-12-12 23:00:26

Famous arrester online supplier, RFcnn.com, has released its latest gas tube surge arrester collection. (PRWEB) December 13, 2013 Famous arrester online supplier, RFcnn.com, has released its latest gas tube surge arrester collection; included in the new selection are high quality, practical arresters. With years of hard work, the company has beat out a number of rivals and become one of the industry leaders. According to a senior spokesman for the company, RFcnn.com is now offering a...

2013-12-04 23:24:49

Recently, RFcnn.com has released its new lightning protector selection. (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Recently, RFcnn.com, a popular company of high end protectors, has released its new lightning protector selection. In addition, the company has launched a special offer on these items. They are now available at discounted rates, up to 28% off. According to the CEO of the company, the promotion will last until December 29, 2013. “We feel glad to announce our new lightning protectors to...

2013-08-29 23:18:47

L-com has released two new coaxial lightning and surge protectors that can be crimped directly onto 400-series low-loss coaxial cable, reducing the insertion loss that would be created by plugging the lightning protector into a connector. Along with the new protectors, L-com has released a series of pre-crimped cable assemblies and has the ability to make custom cable assemblies built to length and connector specifications of the application. North Andover, MA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013...

2011-10-13 09:48:00

Fire Prevention Week Underscores Hazard of Lightning to Life and Property HARTFORD, Conn., Oct. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As 2011's Fire Prevention Week is observed in the United States (Oct. 9 - 15), recent lightning-triggered fires here at home and abroad have highlighted the deadly impact of lightning on unprotected homes and other structures. Just days ago in Croatia, three people were killed after lightning ignited a fire in a nursing home that also injured 11 people. In...

2011-06-19 07:40:00

* In Support of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 19-25, 2011 MARYVILLE, Mo., June 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are joining forces to promote public awareness about lightning safety and lightning protection. The collaboration is part of LPI's educational initiative to remind the public and the fire safety community about the dangers of lightning, an underrated and often...

2010-06-20 08:10:00

*In Support of National Lightning Safety Awareness Week, June 20-26, 2010 HARTFORD, Conn., June 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hurricanes and tornadoes receive the news coverage, but according to Underwriters Laboratories (UL), lightning accounts for more than one billion dollars annually in structural damage to buildings in the U.S. alone. A single bolt of lightning can generate heat in excess of 50,000 degrees F which can spark fires or cause surging through electrical circuitry. Packing...

2008-07-27 00:00:33

PART of a church steeple crashed to the ground through the church roof as thieves tried to steal a copper lightning conductor. They were stripping valuable lead and copper from St John the Evangelist Church in Birkby when the top of the steeple collapsed. The damage to the 150ft steeple, one of the tallest in the diocese, has been put at tens of thousands of pounds. The thieves were stripping lead from the roof early on Thursday when disaster struck. Large pieces of stone punched...

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2008-07-16 10:05:00

University of Florida and Florida Institute of Technology engineering researchers have narrowed the search for the source of X-rays emitted by lightning, a feat that could one day help predict where lightning will strike. "From a practical point of view, if we are going to ever be able to predict when and where lightning will strike, we need to first understand how lightning moves from one place to the other," said Joseph Dwyer, a professor in the department of physics and space sciences at...

2008-07-12 03:00:22

By Maria Chercoles, South Florida Sun-Sentinel Jul. 12--Don't tell Raymond Lakhan that lightning never strikes twice in the same place. The attic of Lakhan's Coconut Creek home has been hit by lightning twice in the past six years, most recently in June 2006, causing about $24,000 in damage. He's hoping Bolt No. 3 isn't out there with his address on it. "The white flash, the noise. It was tremendous. I don't think I ever heard a noise like that before," said Lakhan, who wasn't home for...


Latest Lightning rod 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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