Starting the calculation and design of external lightning protection, the choice of air terminal type can be a real problem. So, for a building with a flat roof lightning protection mesh is usually used, and for chimney stacks - air terminal masts. But design features of such simple structures can completely change the configuration of the lightning protection system. In addition, customer's requirements can be an important factor (for example, not to spoil the appearance of the building). ZANDZ.com project prepared a new article for you that describes popular types of lightning rods: mast, catenary wire and meshes, indicating the advantages and disadvantages of each type.
The article is written in simple language and is oriented to professionals who have just started dealing with calculations and design.
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