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Lightning Eliminators signs agreement with Lesedi Nuclear Services

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Lesedi Nuclear Services Pty (Ltd), South Africa, have announced the conclusion of an agency agreement with Lightning Eliminators & Consultants, Inc. (LEC) for the integrated lightning protection and lightning prevention products, comprehensive solutions and services to be rolled out in South Africa as a primary concern, with the rest of the African continent also being considered in the foreseeable future.

Lesedi, an engineering procurement and construction (EPC) organisation in the South African power sector sees the collaboration with LEC as complementary to its value proposition of offering local engineering and integration expertise with proven high end quality products that would add substantial value to customers.

In association with earthing systems and surge protection solutions LEC utilises innovative patented charge transfer technology, in concert with comprehensive and integral consulting, assessment and design. All work product is based on state of the art engineering principles and physics which has enabled LEC to successfully install and maintain lightning protection systems (LPS) and solutions that divert direct lightning strikes and protect against lightning’s secondary effects in over 90 countries, and throughout the United States for over 45 years.

Lightning Protection systems are engineered to prevent lightning from striking within a designated area of protection. LEC’s ‘No-Strike’ warranty ensures complete protection on all LEC supervised installations and annually maintained DAS® - Dissipation Array Systems.

Lightning and other transients can easily damage or destroy sensitive electronics, causing expensive downtime and repairs. Good Earthing is critical to personnel safety and uninterrupted operations, and serves as the foundation for any complete LPS. For almost half a century LEC has helped companies around the world to increase their safety, bottom line and reliability using a combination of advanced testing services coupled with superior grounding/earthing products in concert with a full line of Surge Protection devices. LEC and LESEDI’s unique expertise will provide your facilities’ and critical applications, expert consulting and support designed with lightning in mind.

“With LEC’s unique combination of experienced consultants, engineers and integrated services, coupled with Lesedi’s highly skilled local engineering expertise in South Africa you can rely on expert advice backed by over 100 years of combined experience” said Lionel Trocado (Engineering Director: LesediNuclear Services).

LEC Lightning Protection Services has provided lightning, grounding/earthing, and surge protection solutions throughout multiple industries which have produced greater safety, savings and efficiency using LEC’s proprietary approach to risk reduction. The necessary services are dependent on a company’s requirements.

Adapted from press release by Rosalie Starling

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