Constructing a Lightning Protection System - AWS310 - RWCC - RWS200 - FOC201 - AWS310-SITE - RME111 - AWS430

Grounding and Lightning Protection in Vaisala Outdoor Installations Technical Reference

Document code
M211786EN
Revision
B
Language
English (United States)
Product
AWS310
RWCC
RWS200
FOC201
AWS310-SITE
RME111
AWS430
Document type
User guide

The purpose of a lightning protection system is to advert direct lightning strikes from the equipment and conduct the current to the ground, dividing the current to multiple paths and dispersing the current to soil.

Figure 1. Example of Lightning Protection System