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FLAT CONDUCTOR SYSTEM
Flat Conductor System

The main purpose of a Lightning Protection System is to protect a structure from damage caused by lightning strikes by intercepting such strikes and safely passing the current generated to the ground. A lightning protection system includes a network of air terminals rods, down conductors, and ground electrodes which are designed to provide a conductive path to ground for potential strikes.

Depending on the location and design of the structure a lightning strike poses a grave danger to it and hence lightning protection systems are designed to prevent or lessen lightning strike damage and substantially reduce the fire hazard. It also provides a low-impedance path for the lightning current to lessen the heating effect of current flowing through flammable structural materials.

A lightning strike can carry current up to 200,000 amps, no protection system can guarantee absolute safety from lightning. Lightning current will divide to follow every conductive path to ground, and even     the divided current can cause damage.

The parts of a lightning protection system are air terminals rods, down conductors, ground terminals (ground or "earthing" rods, solid plates and earth mats), and all the connectors and clamps used to support or complete the system. The air terminals are typically arranged at or along the upper points of a roof structure, and are bonded together by conductors (called "down conductors"), which are connected by the most direct route to one or more grounding or earthing terminals.

A basic lightning protection system would provide a conductive path between an air terminal and earth, so that most of the lightning's current will follow the path of the lightning protection system.

The majority of lightning protection systems in use today are of the traditional Franklin design. The fundamental principle used in Franklin-type lightning protections systems is to provide a sufficiently low impedance path for the lightning to travel through to reach ground without damaging the building. This is accomplished by surrounding the building in a kind of Faraday cage.

We at RR, design and manufacture all the components which constitutes an effective lightning protection System in their state of art production facility, thus enabling the consultant / designer / contractor to have a one stop shop for all their needs.

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FLAT CONDUCTOR SYSTEM

Flat Conductor System

  • BACK PLATE HOLDFAST

    RR Back Plate Holdfasts are designed to be used....

  • BIMETALLIC CONNECTOR

    RR Bimetallic connectors are made by friction welding....

  • AIR TERMINAL MULTI POINT

    RR Air Terminal Multi Points are designed to be used in conjunction....

  • AIR TERMINAL FIXING BRACKET SET

    RR Air Terminal Fixing Bracket Set is designed to provide....

  • AIR TERMINAL TO TAPE COUPLING

    RR Air Terminal Rod to Tape Couplings are designed....

  • AIR TERMINAL BASE

    RR Air Terminal Base are designed to support....

  • METALLIC DC TAPE CLIP

    RR Metallic DC Tape Clips are designed to hold....

  • TAPE CLIP

    RR Tape Clips are designed to hold the flat conductor....

  • CROSS TAPE CLAMP

    RR Cross Tape Clamps are designed for making cross....

  • OBLONG TEST OR JUNCTION CLAMP

    RR Oblong Test or Junction Clamps are designed....

  • PLATE TYPE TEST CLAMP

    RR Plate Type Test Clamps are designed....

  • SCREW DOWN TEST CLAMP

    RR Screw Down Test Clamps are designed....

  • CROSS TAPE TO CIRCULAR CONDUCTOR CLAMP

    RR Cross Tape to Circular Conductor Clamps....

  • ADJUSTABLE AIR TERMINAL BASE

    RR Adjustable Air Terminal Base are designed....

  • AIR TERMINAL RIDGE SADDLE

    RR Air Terminal Ridge Saddles are designed....

  • AIR TERMINAL ROD

    RR Air Terminal Rods are designed to be used on the roof....

  • AIR TERMINAL ROD (BLUNT HEAD)

    RR Air Terminal Rod with blunt head is designed....

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