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DEHNinsure offers surge and lightning protection insurance for thatched roofed buildings – with added aesthetic bonus

18th March 2020 The new insurance offering from lightning and surge protection company DEHN Africa is based on DEHN’s modern high-voltage-resistant insulated (HVI) technology. The local insurance solution combines public and product liability, professional indemnity and the underwriting of electronic equipment... 

DEHN Africa provides lightning and surge protection for electric vehicle charging stations

18th March 2020 Because most electric vehicle charging stations are generally positioned outside, they are more vulnerable to the effects of direct lightning strikes, as well as the possibility of resultant surges. In mid-2019, there were an estimated one thousand electric vehicles (EV) registered in South... 

DEHN Africa provides lightning and surge protection for cell sites as 5G moves closer

17th February 2020 Today’s cutting-edge frontier in the telecommunications world is coming in the form of 5G technology, the fifth generation of mobile networks, which will bring with it significantly faster data speeds when compared to the existing 3G and 4G cellular data networks. According to a recent statistic,... 

DEHN Africa provides lightning and surge protection for rooftop PV systems as installations in SA continue to increase

30th January 2020 Rooftop photovoltaic (PV) systems are extremely exposed and therefore especially vulnerable to damage caused by the direct and indirect results of lightning strikes. Since the PV system is directly connected to the electrical installation of the building, lightning strikes can have severe... 

The importance of surge protection in the lightning protection arena

21st November 2019 By Ivan Grobbelaar, Senior Engineer, DEHN Africa In order to understand the need for surge protection, it is important to understand how lightning causes damage. The sources of lightning damage are quite different, and we use different types of mitigation techniques and equipment to protect... 

DEHN Africa provides 3D laser scanning services for designing lightning protection measures and recording and digitalising existing structures

23rd October 2019 3D laser scanning, which can be used to capture real world information, delivers many benefits for industrial and engineering projects, providing precise and reliable data which allows for improved planning and scheduling. Without physically touching what is being measured, 3D laser scanning... 
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