Lightning Protection: Collection vs. PreventionBy Lightning Eliminators & Consultants
Though lightning rods are the oldest form of lightning protection and still used today, in the past few decades advancements in technology have provided more options.
Two major types include the early streamer emitter (ESE), similar in approach to the lightning rod, and the charge transfer system (CTS), which takes a completely opposite approach to lightning protection: collection versus prevention.
A type of CTS, the Dissipation Array® System (DAS®) works to prevent a lightning strike in a specific area designated for protection.
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