We want to keep you informed about all the news related to Lightning Protection Systems (lightning rods, overvoltage protection and thunderstorm detectors) standard’s updates, specific training and workshops held at Aplicaciones Tecnológicas, as well as any application and download we develop in our company.
A lightning strike is a natural event which significantly affects all outdoor activities and can pose a risk if the right preventive measures are not considered.
The data obtained by different institutions corroborates the high frequency of lightning strikes in sports events. According to the information gathered between 2006 and 2013 by The United States meteorological service (NOOA), 14% of deaths caused by lightning strikes happened during outdoor sports and leisure activities.
Aplicaciones Tecnológicas offers free online webinars for professionals in the sector. If you want to participate in these training sessions, choose the course organized in your country and check the schedule. Registration is free and availability is limited so we recommend you to register as soon as possible.
Aplicaciones Tecnológicas ESE air terminals protect the CascaiShopping mall, located in the Portuguese town of Cascais.
The 81 International Electrotechnical Commission group, which is in charge of discussing the standards related with lightning protection, held a meeting last 13th November in Chengdu (China).
Aplicaciones Tecnológicas offers online formative courses for professionals in different sectors. If you are interested in participating in one of these online courses, you only need to choose the webinar organised for you country and check the timing. The registration is free and there are limited places until full capacity of registered users.
This week the Technical Congress of the National Committee of CIGRE 2018 is talking week in Madrid. For two days, 27th and 28th of November 2018, companies and public and private organizations present their experiences with the objective of improving the high voltage power distribution.
In terms of protection against lightning and prevention measures, the 30/30 rule as it is commonly known, is a household measure to protect against lightning strikes. In fact, you wouldn’t have any problem finding information related to the matter with very little research.
Before we start explaining why the 30/30 rule has risks involved and why it is not actually reliable, we would like to clarify first some concepts about what this rule is about and in which ideas this popular belief is based.
Aplicaciones Tecnológicas has organised a series of formative Webinars addressed to professionals in various sectors.
If you are interested in attending one of these online courses, you can simply select to register for the upcoming webinar organised for your country and check the time zone. The registration for the training sessions is free and there are limited places until full capacity of registered users.
The protection against overvoltages in an electrical installation is vital to guarantee peoples safety and avoid short and long term damages to equipment. A large majority of the installations are protected against overloads and derivations, but the installed devices do not protect against transient overvoltages (due to lightning) and permanent overvoltages (for example due to neutral failures).
The fourth edition of ILPS, the International Lightning Protection Symposium, will be held this week, from the 23rd to 26th October 2018, in the Chinese city of Shenzhen. The symposium is organized by ILPA, the International Lightning Protection Association.