lightning surge

lightning surge

[′līt·niŋ ‚sərj]
(electricity)
A transient disturbance in an electric circuit due to lightning.
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Contract awarded for Yeongwol reservoir lightning surge protection device purchase order request and installation
The lightning surge by IS fighters in June led Iran to send weapons to Kurdish forces in northern Iraq and the Islamic republic has also sent military advisers across the border.
The team at AAS Technology has built the VBP2412DC-50 balun with integrated lightning surge protection as well as static electricity protection.
Most FAA Advisory Circulars dealing with airfield lighting equipment specify that the equipment must be protected against a lightning surge of anywhere between 3,000 and 20,000 Amps for a duration of 8/20 microseconds.
So I ran to my mother and demanded that we get lightning surge protectors as fast as humanly possible.
Extremely high value transient voltages are required to drive high-energy lightning surge current very far into a facility.
Moreover, the failure mode in the event of an extreme lightning surge results in a short circuit that protects both equipment and personnel.
The lightning surge traveled up to the individual circuit KEY system lines.
SR70 Series Lightning Surge Protection TVS Diode Arrays (SPADevices) are available in quantities of 3,000 in standard tape and reel packaging.
The devices automatically reset after each lightning surge or electrical transient, and are UL 497B approved.
3BTG TVS Diode Array provides the highest level of lightning surge protection in the market with a very low differential capacitance of only 4.
Under an AC fault or lightning surge, the device transitions to a virtual short circuit.