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arrester

[ə′res·tər]
(electricity)
(engineering)
A wire screen at the top of an incinerator or chimney which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.

arrester

1. At the top of an incinerator or chimney, a wire screen which prevents sparks or burning material from leaving the stack.
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Fortunately, the addition of a spark arrester is neither complicated nor expensive.
Cables between arrester and suppressor and between suppressor and EUT are modeled as distributed lines.
* Is it essential to install second surge arrester (SA-2) on the other side of the cable (near to transformer), If yes, what should be its rating?
where d is the estimated height of the surge arrester in meters and n is the number of parallel columns of metal oxide in the arrester [1].
Robertson said the device will need to be replaced eventually, but in the meantime, the substation will be protected by backup lightning arresters. Each substation has two or three, Robertson said.
Yes, install screw-on water hammer arresters at the water valves that serve your washing machine.
Walker's Michael DeLillo, vice president of sales and marketing, said that many power generation projects often follow UL guidelines and having a spark arrester feature that complies with those guidelines readily available is "a big advantage, especially if you can outfit the engine in the make-ready stage prior to delivery."
The UK factory's overhead gantry, which houses product weighers and arresters, was too cumbersome to be moved, so Rutland designed a new gantry, which incorporates their cross-feed, conveyor system with its 'raking' feature, to ensure a constant level of product moving to the Multipond weighers.
"If a lightning bolt strikes the vehicle the arrester conducts the electric current down the outside of the tram to the earth.
Operating a chainsaw without a USDA or SAE approved spark arrester properly installed and working, a chemical fire extinguisher of not less than eight ounces capacity by weight, and one round point shovel with an overall length of at least 36 inches.
'The lightning arrester at St Peter's Makunda Secondary School is not substandard as claimed.