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Grounding for lightning strikes in External Floating Roof Tank (EFRT´s)

Grounding for lightning strikes in External Floating Roof Tank (EFRT´s)

Grounding for lightning strikes in External Floating Roof Tank (EFRT´s)

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My issued is the following

The tank that was built is a single deck pontoon floating roof.
The tank have two different seals, I´ll show you in the image attachment.

The grounding connection is done on the potoon and tank shell.
What is the risk of a lighting strike that can affect the tank, the zone where was installed the tank is highly dangerous due to lighting strikes.
This cable can resist the amperage that is drove to groung.
What are the calculations.
What can I do to enhance to prevent a fire (incident)
all about this topic

Please help me. I appreciate your time to read this thread.

RE: Grounding for lightning strikes in External Floating Roof Tank (EFRT´s)

As simple search found articles and items like this http://www.lightningprotection.com/rga/

http://www.lightningprotection.com/adnocs-takreer-...

http://www.hydrocarbons-technology.com/contractors...

I don't work for them or have used them and I'm sure similar things exist to enhance your lightening protection, but it gives you a good idea.

don't know where this is but it's pretty impressive. Is this what you mean?

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RE: Grounding for lightning strikes in External Floating Roof Tank (EFRT´s)

API has a new lightning document coming out...

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