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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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If conversion to wood-burning use should ever take place, the installation of a spark arrester could be inadvertently overlooked at that time.
A Parameter Identification Technique for MetalOxide Surge Arrester Models".
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.
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.
The following scenarios have been investigated during simulations as; (a) there is no surge arrester installed in the network as well as there are no sublaterals connected in the network, (b) there is no surge arrester installed in the network, however, sub-laterals are connected in the network, (c) one surge arrester on each side of the fuse (SA-1 and SA-2), i.
Tenders are invited for 216 Kv 10Ka Outdoor Station Type Gapless Zinc Oxide Lightning Arrester Including Insulating Base, Grading Ring, Terminal Connectors, Connection Leads Between Lighting Arrester And Surge Monitor