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Details of a Typical Lightning Protection System

Below are a few examples of typical lightning protection details that might be shown on a lightning protection system design layout. The details below show typical mounting applications on various roofs, fastener placement on various roofs and miscellaneous bonding and conductor splicers. All of our material sales come with design drawings and/or details that pertain to your lightning protection system.

KLP, Inc. has a design team made up of Certified Master Installer Designers who solely design lightning protection systems per the lightning protection standards (LPI-175, NFPA780 and UL 96A). The team designs lightning protection systems for industrial stacks, residential and commercial projects, military projects, oil field and industrial projects and grounding systems. No job is too big or too small for KLP, Inc. so give us a call and let us help you protect your structure from the damaging effects of lightning.

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Ground rod to counterpoise       Typical air terminal placement at outside corners

Typical mechanical Air Terminal Placement       Standing seam roof base with cable fastener.

Typical mechanical Air Terminal Placement       Typical Cable Splicers      

downlead placement for standing seam roof & gutter bond.       Structural steel bond

Typical adhesive parapet air terminal placement       Typical air terminal with straight base and cable connection
Thru-rod with concealed conductor       Typical Downlead from Eave      
Adhesive-cable fasteners. Max Spacking 36       Cable fastened with screws or nails. Max Spacking 36
Typical exposed down-lead showing adhesive and nail/screw down conductor fasteners

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