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Did you know that National Lightning Safety Week was June 23-29, 2013? It's ok if you missed it. We found a link from the National Weather Service we want to share with you. Uncover the myths and facts of lightning safety!
Advanced Protection Technologies, Inc. encourages you to stay safe this summer during stormy weather. Call APT today for all your Surge Protective needs. Surge suppression is our only business!
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We manufacture a complete line of products for commercial, medium voltage, low voltage, data/communications, DIN Rail and residential. APT's manufacturing capabilities include strong in-house manual assembly, test, warehousing, and delivery competencies. With no “middle-men” APT gives you access to fast responses and quick shipping lead-times, which makes APT the right Surge Protective Device (SPD) provider for opportunities of any size.
We stock the most commonly utilized UL 1449 Third Edition surge protectors. Whether you are a contractor, distributor or engineer, we know getting your surge protective equipment in a timely fashion is crucial. Let us help you with our Quick Ship Program. We offer same day shipping on most products the day we receive the purchase order. Our Quick Ship Program was created to provide you with fast service for fast protection. At APT, we go the extra mile to keep you and your customers satisfied.
Contact us for more information about our Quick Ship Program at: (800) 237-4567.
As surge protection experts, we understand here at Advanced Protection Technologies that your electronics and control systems are important. It's our mission to protect them from damaging surges with our Surge Protective Devices (SPDs). Please read the below article on surge protection that was recently published in "Electronics News."
"Surge Protection for Measurement and Control Systems"
September 19, 2012 | By Phoenix Contact, Electronics News
Measurement and control systems are vulnerable to transient surges and therefore require robust lightning and surge protection to avoid plant outages. In addition to providing high-performance protection circuits and equipment status monitoring, it is especially important to ensure that surge protection systems are easily installable and expandable.
Ensuring production plant availability is becoming increasingly important. Plant outages in any industrial sector generally entail substantial financial loss. Many demands are placed on surge protection devices (SPDs) in measurement and control systems.
Lightning and surge protection requirements
In order for lightning and surge protection equipment to do its part in ensuring production facility availability, the SPDs must have high-performance protection circuits. Moreover, the protection systems also have to be monitored. It is not sufficient just to report an outage after it has already occurred; preventive information about the status of the installed SPDs is also required.
The facilities to be protected are typically widely distributed. It is thus advantageous to be able to report and monitor the status of SPDs remotely to avoid having to perform constant on-site inspections of the protection systems. The additional effort required to install remote monitoring systems should incur as little time and cost as possible.