Earthing & Lightning Protection

By Chris Dodds on 21st April, 2016

          GreyMatters specialise in Earthing System Design for earthing systems 1kV-765kV to meet EN 50522 and and international specifications GreyMatters has been protecting c... Read More - 5 Reasons Why GreyMa...


By Chris Dodds on 15th April, 2016

PADS approval from Network Rail has now been achieved for Furse earthing products including conductors, earth electrodes, inspection pits, earth bars, conductor clips and clamps. These earthing products provide reassured safety solutions for track si... Read More - Furse Earthing Produ...


By Chris Dodds on 24th February, 2016

FurseWELD exothermic welding is a cost efficient method of achieving high quality electrical connections. FurseWELD is a simple, self-contained exothermic welding system that uses the high temperature reaction of powdered copper oxide and aluminiu... Read More - FurseWELD Exothermic...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Who Are Cresatech? Cresatech focus is on developing low-cost technologies for ubiquitous rollout across the network, with a rapid return on investment. Cresatech is working with power transmission and distribution companies in the U.S.A. an... Read More - Cresatech - Products...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

The Issues Caused By Metal Infrastructure Theft Grounding infrastructure theft causes major service and continuity issues as well as safety issues on substations. To truly mitigate these problems with 24 hour human intervention is costly and requi... Read More - Mitigating Risks Cau...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Products & Services For Power Utility Networks The Cresatech CuTS system for monitoring copper grounded and earthed site infrastructure is designed to monitor changes to the system that occur when cut, damaged or degraded.  Th... Read More - Cresatech ZS CuTs Co...


By Chris Dodds on 19th February, 2016

Cresatech CuTS - Monitoring Larger Sites Such As Substations  The Cresatech CuTS system is installed to monitor metallic infrastructure and look for changes due to cutting/removal, degradation and damage. The system is powered by site bat... Read More - Cresatech ZM CuTs Co...


By Chris Dodds on 11th September, 2015

In the video below MidAmerican Energy, Iowa's largest energy company, emphasises another commonality of the UK-US Special Relationship. In social media parlance it has it's own hashtag. #MetalTheft. Offline and in the real ... Read More - #MetalTheft - The Tr...


By Chris Dodds on 10th September, 2015

What is the cost of #MetalTheft to the UK utilities and how can it be measured? How widespread is #MetalTheft and how specifically does this crime impact upon substations? What are the consequences?   Well I Never! I have literal... Read More - Electricity Substati...


By Chris Dodds on 13th July, 2015

An Introduction to Omega Red Group T&D are delighted to announce that they have made an agreement to become Social Media Partners with Omega Red Group, the UK market leader in the design and installation of Electrical Earthing and Lightning Pr... Read More - Omega Red Group - UK...


By Chris Dodds on 11th February, 2015

  Introduction to Lightning by the LightningDiva@Large Thorne & Derrick, the leading stockist and distributor of Earthing & Lightning Protection in the UK, are proud and privledged to host the following Guest Blog from JoOnna Silbe... Read More - Lightning: Itís All ...


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

Basic Overview Of A Lightning Protection System Part 3 of 3  - Earth Termination System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Part 1 Air Termination System - Risk Assessment ... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

Basic Overview Of A Lightning Protection System   Part 2 - Down Conductor System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Part 1 Air Termination System - Risk Assessment &... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 18th December, 2014

        Part 1 – Risk Assessment & Air Termination System Kingsmill Guest Blog for T&D by Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager. Kingsmill Industries (UK) Ltd are a leading ... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 27th November, 2014

The Scottish Business Resilience Centre is soon to be hosting their second annual Metal Theft Summit. Taking place over a full day, the summit will include a balance of networking opportunities and presentations as well as information on metal the... Read More - #MetalTheft - The Su...


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2014

T&D, the largest UK distributor for AN Wallis Earthing & Lightning Protection Systems, visited their Nottingham factory last week to learn more about the manufacturing process for copper earth tapes. Today, we present a selection of photog... Read More - Copper Earth Tape Fo...


By on 12th November, 2014

Lightning Protection & Earthing - The 3 Types of LPS Earthing Systems.  There are 3 types of LPS earthing systems. In general, the LPS earthing system should: Be an integrated system for lightning protection, power systems and te... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 12th November, 2014

Down Conductors General considerations for the copper down conductors (copper earth tapes) are as follows unless the Lightning Protection System (LPS) is isolated: There should be at least two down conductors around the building The down c... Read More - Copper Earth Tape Do...


By Chris Dodds on 27th October, 2014

Yesterday, T&D met with Trace-In-Metal (#Metaltheft) to discuss the epidemic of metal theft in the UK electrical, cable and power industry - this crime especially affects copper cables, substation earthing systems and overhead line networks. B... Read More - #MetalTheft - Preven...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earth Cables Offshore. T&D are working on technical specifications for the supply of Earth Cables to Aker Solutions for use in the Indian oil industry. This includes type 1 dynamic cables consisting of plain, multi-stranded annealed copper ear... Read More - T&D Working With...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Temporary Earthing Equipment for National Grid Substation Earth Tapes. T&D distribute temporary HV earthing kits and equipment for substation earth tapes in accordance with National Grid NSI 24.   Earthing kits for high voltage (HV) s... Read More - Temporary Earthing E...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earth Bars for Earthing & Lightning Protection. Today, we have up-loaded 3 short display videos showing the 3 types of copper earth bars available - standard, single-link and twin-link earth bars. AN Wallis Earth bars are manufactured from ... Read More - 6 Way Earth Bars AN ...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection AN Wallis earth rods are designed for use where extremely high corrosion resistance and long service life are required.   AN Wallis copper earth rods provide effective earthing for all site conditions an... Read More - Internally Threaded ...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection AN Wallis U bolt clamps can be used to connect flat copper tapes and stranded cables to earth rods, reinforcing bars (re-bar), hand rails etc. AN Wallis ERU 470 U Bolt Clamps are a double plate type for verti... Read More - Double Plated U Bolt...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection. HV Substation Earthing. Substation Earth End Clamps - PB Weir CE22-BESI-L2 & CE20-ESI-E1 clamps are used for application to clean and dirty copper or aluminium strip. The PB Weir substation earth e... Read More - Substation Earth End...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection - Measuring Earth Resistance Originating from an online LinkedIn Discussion titled Measuring Earth Resistance and started by Edvard Csanyi, Founder and Electrical Engineer at EEP. Soil composition, moisture c... Read More - Measuring Earth Resi...


By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

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By Chris Dodds on 23rd September, 2014

Wind Farms. Earthing & Lightning Protection. A wind farm copper earthing system is designed for two different functions : to protect human beings and the components in case of power systems fault and to protect them in case of a lightning ... Read More - Wind Farms - Earthin...


By on 23rd September, 2014

Jason Leatherland, UK Sales & Business Development Manager for Kingsmill Earthing, Gives A Brief Guide To The Need For Earthing And Lightning Protection. Earthing & Lightning Protection If an unprotected building were to be struck ... Read More - Lightning Protection...


By Chris Dodds on 29th July, 2014

A Gallery of Kingsmill Copper Earthing Products - Pinned By Thorne & Derrick To Celebrate A Purchase Order For 100+ Copper Earth Bars. 29th July 2014. Follow Thorne & Derrick's board Kingsmill - Copper Earthing & Lightning Prote... Read More - Celebrate Kingsmill ...


By Chris Dodds on 22nd July, 2014

T&D are approved vendors to National Grid and their electricity framework contractors. We can deliver customised copper earth tape for high voltage substation earthing embossed to National Grid specification.  Bare copper earthing tape is... Read More - Copper Earth Tape Fo...


By Chris Dodds on 3rd July, 2014

T&D UK are stockist distributors for the full range of AN Wallis Earthing, Lightning Protection and Low Voltage Surge Protection. This weeks featured site photograph shows church steeple earthing using 25mm width aluminium earth tape with brow... Read More - Earthing Church Stee...


By Chris Dodds on 3rd July, 2014

Pictured : One World Trade Center. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Pictured : Manhattan Skyline. (Lucas Jackson/Reuters) Pictured : The Empire State Building. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images+) Photographers both professional and amate... Read More - Photos : Lightning S...


By Chris Dodds on 2nd July, 2014

Kingsmill Earthing LCEM930 Lattice Copper Earth Mat : 900mm x 900mm x 3mm Manufactured from 25x3mm Soft Drawn Copper Tape Kingsmill Lattice Copper Earth Mats are used where step potential could cause problems, they are a lower cost option t... Read More - Copper Earthing Mats...


By Jack Nottidge on 30th June, 2014

Tinned Earth Bars - Advantages & Applications By Kingsmill Earthing Kingsmill Earthing And Lightning Protection Solutions T&D thank Jason Leatherland (UK Sales & Business Development Manager) for providing the following Guest Blog t... Read More - Tinned Earth Bars - ...


By Chris Dodds on 25th June, 2014

Earthing & Lightning Protection - An Absolute Necessity Are your earthing systems up to the job? How can you safeguard your assets in the safest and most cost effective way? T&D are the largest UK stockist of AN Wallis Earthing ... Read More - Earthing & Light...


By Chris Dodds on 6th June, 2014

ABB. How To Protect Water Treatment Plants? The ABB document looks at overvoltage protection for water treatment plant applications and where lightning strike can have severe repercussions for all equipment, including control and instrumentation. ... Read More - ABB Lightning & ...


By Chris Dodds on 3rd March, 2014

Substation Earthing. Abstract – IEEE Std. 80 “IEEE Guide for Safety in AC Substation Grounding” is used in the design of substation ground grids and is the basis for today’s commercially available software. This paper discu... Read More - Designing Safe &...


By Chris Dodds on 7th November, 2013

Kingsmill Earthing, Lightning and Surge Protection Systems. Pictured : Thomas Colledge with Gary Amos (T&D Sales) at our Bristol office this morning. Today, T&D UK welcomed Thomas Colledge, Business Development Manager of Kingsmill Ind... Read More - Kingsmill Copper Ear...


By Chris Dodds on 3rd September, 2013

Copper Earthing & Lightning Protection Systems. Last week, T&D delivered 1,200 metres of PVC Covered Green Copper Earth Tape to Aberdeen Compressor Station & AGI (Above Ground Installation) Project for Galliford Try - T&D provide n... Read More - PVC Covered Green Co...


By Chris Dodds on 10th June, 2013

T&D are working with supplier Kingsmill Earthing to provide innovative earthing solutions for the world's largest signalling contract. Utilising Kingsmill copper earth bars, earth rods and earth clamps, T&D are supplying customise... Read More - Earthing Solutions F...


By Chris Dodds on 31st May, 2013

Earth Clamps. Earthing & Lightning Protection Square Tape Earthing Clamps AN Wallis. The JG-253 AN Wallis four-way earthing clamp connectors are suitable for making cross, straight through or tee joints in flat copper earth tape. The base o... Read More - Square Tape Earthing...


By Chris Dodds on 2nd January, 2013

Copper Earthing & Lightning Protection Systems AN Bare Copper Earthing Tape   T&D have supplied 500 metres of TC253 Copper Earth Tapes plus ancillaries from stock for overnight delivery to South Moorhouse Farm, Glasgow to enable... Read More - Copper Earthing for ...


By Chris Dodds on 14th December, 2012

                This week, T&D have supplied 10 pallets of Marconite Earthing Compound to 3R Energy Ltd. T&D have an impressive track record supplying AN Wallis Earthing &... Read More - T&D Get Down To ...


By Chris Dodds on 15th August, 2012

Earthing & Lightning Protection Kingsmill Earth Bars   T&D working with Kingsmill Earthing have designed and delivered customised earth bars for Integral Building Services Ltd.  Pictured: Kingsmill Earth Bars ... Read More - Kingsmill Copper Ear...


By Chris Dodds on 10th July, 2012

  Earthing and Lightning Protection AN Wallis Copper Earth Tapes  London Underground SSR Upgrade Project   Thorne & Derrick are the leading UK distributors for the AN Wallis range of Copper Earthing and Lig... Read More - London Underground S...


By Chris Dodds on 3rd July, 2012

AN Wallis Earthing & Lightning Protection Copper Earth Tapes   Twice in one hour T&D satisfied customer demands for urgent deliveries of copper earthing tape. AGE Group operates a cut-to-length facility in Dammam, Saudi Arabi... Read More - AN Wallis Copper Ear...


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