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Specialist Electrical Services


Nimbus Lightning Protection Ltd. provides a comprehensive service in the design, installation and maintenance of lightning and surge protection and specialist earthing systems.

Our service covers the design, installation, test, inspection, repair and maintenance of new and existing lightning protection systems. We also offer Surge Protection, Rope Access, Chimney Maintenance and Specialist Earthing to comply with BS7439:1998.

Lightning Protection

The phrase “lightning never strikes twice” is not correct. The fact is that lightning can strike the same structure time and time again. The Eiffel Tower for instance was struck ten times during one lightning storm.

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The current British Standard Code of Practice regarding earthing is BS 7430:1998 (ISBN 0 580 28229 5).

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Early Streamer Emission Systems

There are several Lightning Protection Systems which are extensively used world-wide which do not form part of the current British Standard BS EN 62305:2006. These systems provide an alternative solution to protecting structures where the installations of a BS System may not be feasible or viable.

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Surge Protection

Power surges or transient overvoltages can be caused in two ways: either as the secondary effect of a lightning strike (up to a kilometre away), or by the electrical switching of large inductive loads (such as motors and transformers).

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Testing and Maintenance

All structures require some degree of maintenance ranging from roof fabric refurbishment to the addition of new roof mounted plant and equipment. In such circumstances the existing Lightning Protection System will be affected and will require modification.

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Specialist Welding

Exothermic welding, often called Cadwelding or FurseWeld (from W.J.Furse – a leading earthing equipment supplier) is a cost efficient method of making large or small numbers of high quality electrical connections.

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Rope Access

In addition to our Lightning Protection service Nimbus now offer rope access services, delivering tailored results in demanding environments. Through our detailed assessment, we are able to select the safest and most effective method for each individual project.

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Strike Risk Management

In order to design a lightning protection system a Risk Assessment needs to be carried out for each structure to be considered.

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Clients we work with

Nimbus Lightning Protection Ltd. is part of PTSG, a UK market leader that specialises in access and safety, electrical services, specialist building access and fire solutions.

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