What is a lightning arrester?

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What is a Lightning Arrester?

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According to most definitions, a Lightning Arrester is….

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A Device Used on Power Systems above 1000V to Protect other Equipment from Lightning and Switching Surges

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What is a Lightning Arrester
ArresterWorks.comIt is not a Lightning Rod.

Although Lightning Rods are devices that divert lightning surges to ground, they are simple conductive terminals that are always at ground potential and are neverenergized.

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Other Devices Similar to Lightning Arresters
Surge Suppressor: This is also a surge diverter,
but generally forvoltages well below 1000 volts.

TVSS (Transient Voltage Surge Suppressor) Again
this is also a surge diverter, but generally for voltages well below 1000 volts.

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How do Lightning Arresters Protect Power Systems?

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Typically 8400 Volts

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ImpulseSensitive Transformer

System Without Arrester
115 or 220 Volts
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Typically 8400 Volts

Transformer

115 or 220 Volts

WhenLightning strikes the system ---equipment is damaged and the lights go out
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Typically 8400 Volts

Lightning Arrester115 or 220 Volts

However on a System With an Arrester
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Typically 8400 Volts

Lightning Arrester

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