Isolating Spark Gaps

spark-gap


DESCRIPTION



Isolating Spark Gaps are used for indirect connection/earthing of functionally separate system parts at lightning strikes.


APPLICATION(S)



Insulating flanges, insulating pieces etc in cathodic protected pipe sections.

 

TECHNICAL INFORMATION



Positioned between 2 normally insulated metal objects, the spark gap provides a temporary connection between the 2 objects should one of them increase in potential.
This avoids the ge neration of a dangerous spark.

Isolating Spark Gaps.pdf