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no date - De-ion gaps in self-protected units detour lightning strokes to ground

AFTER THE BLAST

E&MP 72.082

Artificial Lightning

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Inspectors check a distribution transformer that has just been struck by man-made lightning in the Sharon transformer division of the Westinghouse Electric & Manufacturing Company.

De-ion gaps in these completely self-protected units detour lightning strokes to ground, protect apparatus inside the metal transformer case.

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