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It is estimated that approximately six million people work in the Oil & Gas sector. In many cases, these jobs are characterized for being located in isolated areas far away from cities since the activities involve operating with hazardous materials: gases and flammable liquids stored in large quantities.
Earthing, also known as grounding, is a fundamental and essential part of an electrical system. Despite not being a visible element, the earthing system is of vital importance for the safety of people and equipment, as it protects against dangerous potential differences.
Exothermic welding is a chemical process which enables the molecular bonding of metals in a long-lasting way. It is applied to metal joints and its use is very widespread in sector such as rail and the electrical sector, in the grounding connections.
In the last decades, the technological innovation in the lightning protection matter has revolutionized the sector. Nowadays, we offer lightning protection systems really sophisticated, designed to increase the protection zone.
The storm detection in airports is the key to prevent accidents of the workers and guarantee their security in the track. The labour accidents produced by lightning in airports can be prevented by the early warning system ATSTORM® developed by Aplicaciones Tecnológicas.
In Aplicaciones Tecnológicas we have two new videos of our Apliweld® Secure+ exothermic welding, both of them explain the usage of the specific and multiple graphite moulds. Before starting the videos, its convenient to know the concepts related with this type of welding.
Due to the characteristics of public lighting, they require specific protection against transient overvoltages. The ATSOCKET protectors of Aplicaciones Tecnológicas were designed ex profeso to be used in outdoor luminaire installations, although they have other applications, given how it is possible the connection in the interior of the trunking which feed the socket powers.
The lightning protection system from Aplicaciones Tecnológicas protects the Nossa Senhora de Aires Pilgrimage Sanctuary, located in Viana do Alentejo, Portugal, is an 18th century building designed by architect P. João Baptista.
In residential sector and in small tertiary business, it is recommended to protect correctly the installations against both permanent and transient overvoltages. Usually, in such cases (houses, business, worshops, restaurants, etc), are limited by a lack of space. The most appropriate solution is to use permanent and transient overvoltage protectors in the same device.
In Aplicaciones Tecnológicas we are adapting our data protection policy and the way we send emails to the new European legislation. This action is an indissoluble part of our commitment to the security and digital privacy of our users.