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The Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead (CAPB) provides automated, active lightning protection by the electrical isolation of industrial control systems and central-stations.

The combination of best-engineering-practice passive lightning protection with fully automatic active lightning protection includes: 

  • selective isolation - disconnects selected conductors from the critical asset
  • selective grounding - grounds disconnected conductors
  • selective shutdown - disconnects power conductors via three independent circuits with programmable-delays to provide the ultimate defense against over-voltages, electrical overstress and lightning surge currents in a lightning environment.

The CAPB is intended for use as the indoor or secondary lightning protection bulkhead installed at the equipment-to-be-protected and must be used in conjunction with proper external or outdoor (primary) lightning protection.

The CAPB Delivers:

  • Wxline components fully assembled and pre-wired ready to power on
  • Best-engineering-practice passive lightning protection methods
  • Advanced and comprehensive active lightning protection including selective isolation, selective grounding and selective shut-down
  • Greatly simplified installation of central-station lightning protection involving many conductors
  • Expert-system implementation of active and passive lightning protection for critical assets
  • Shielding, cable-routing and cable dressing to minimize flashover risk
  • Attractive enclosure with large-area viewing window
  • Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead with outer door open Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead with outer and inner door open
    Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead
    with outer door open
    Critical Asset Protection Bulkhead with
    outer and inner door open
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Specifications:

INSTALLATION: Wall-mountable.
ENCLOSURE: NEMA 4 molded fiberglass.
BATTERY: User-replaceable lead-acid batteries. Low-battery indicator.
COMMUNICATION: 10 W, 27.255 MHz, DIP switch address programming.
CONTROL INPUT: Contact-closure signaling. CAT 5 interface cable.
EXTERNAL POWER: In-line switching power supply. Input 100-240 VAC,
50/60 Hz. UL, VDE, FCC, CSA, CE.
RANGE: Three mile radius, longer range with available high-gain antenna.
ANTENNA: Standard 3 ft monopole antenna, 50 ft coaxial cable.

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