Posts Tagged ‘Gas Discharge Tube’
New Technical Note – Transient Testing GDT-Based Surge Arrestors – Information and Details
Would you like to know more about performing Transient Testing on Gas Discharge Tube based arrestors? More specifically, testing arrestors against the common Lightning-derived industry-standard 1.2×50µs/8×20µs Voltage/Current Waveform using commonly available equipment to 6kV/3kA surge current levels. The 1.2×50µs/8×20µs standard is meant to replicate conditions and energy levels that you can expect during an Indirect Lightning…Read More
How-To Guide – Testing Gas Discharge Tube Based Coaxial Arrestors To Verify Functionality and Performance!
Here at NexTek we often receive questions about testing arrestors, such as: How do I know if a coaxial arrestor is still operational, especially after it has been installed or used in the field for some time? Is there a way to test them for proper operation, other than a visual check or waiting for a failure…Read More
Product Design Spotlight – Arrestors: Surge Ratings
As one of NexTek’s primary product lines, our range of Coaxial Surge Protectors is designed to cover a wide range of potential application requirements with high-performance, military-grade designs that are built using top-notch quality control systems. This post will focus on Surge Ratings and how they relate to coaxial arrestors. Why are Surge Ratings Important?: The…Read More