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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.

Free training courses for professionals    

Free training courses for professionals

06/02/2019

Aplicaciones Tecnológicas, leader in lightning protection systems, is organizing free online courses on the exothermic welding system Apliweld® Secure+ and on ATSTORM, a lightning warning system aimed at professionals in the sector. During February and March we will be holding eleven webinars on different topics.

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ATSTORM: Lightning warning system    

ATSTORM: Lightning warning system

31/01/2019

A lightning warning system is a device which warns of lightning strike risk in areas that need to be protected against the effect of atmospheric electrical discharges. ATSTORM is an expert system for storm detection developed by Aplicaciones Tecnológicas which is able to provide local early warnings.

 

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Lightning strike risks in outdoor sports events. How can accidents be prevented?    

Lightning strike risks in outdoor sports events. How can accidents be prevented?

17/01/2019

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.

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Upcoming online training courses for professionals: February    

Upcoming online training courses for professionals: February

10/01/2019

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.

 

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Cascaishopping, protected with DAT CONTROLER ESE air terminals    

Cascaishopping, protected with DAT CONTROLER ESE air terminals

27/12/2018

Aplicaciones Tecnológicas ESE air terminals protect the CascaiShopping mall, located in the Portuguese town of Cascais.

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Aplicaciones Tecnológicas has participated in the TC 81 Plenary Meeting in China    

Aplicaciones Tecnológicas has participated in the TC 81 Plenary Meeting in China

14/12/2018

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). 

 

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Upcoming online training courses for professionals: December and January    

Upcoming online training courses for professionals: December and January

05/12/2018

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.

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Aplicaciones Tecnológicas sponsors the Technical Congress of the National Committee of CIGRE 2018    

Aplicaciones Tecnológicas sponsors the Technical Congress of the National Committee of CIGRE 2018

27/11/2018

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.

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The 30/30 rule is not a reliable system to prevent accidents caused by lightning strikes    

The 30/30 rule is not a reliable system to prevent accidents caused by lightning strikes

22/11/2018

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.

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Aplicaciones Tecnológicas organises formative Webinars addressed to professionals    

Aplicaciones Tecnológicas organises formative Webinars addressed to professionals

07/11/2018

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.

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